Health Insurance Application Assistance
El Centro provides free assistance with Medi-Cal/Healthy Families* applications, and referral services to all, including the Spanish speaking community of Berkeley.
El Centro Services
- We assist individuals and families with Medi-Cal/Healthy Families* or Kaiser’s Child Health Plan applications.
- We process “Sensitive Services” Medi-Cal applications. This type of Medi-Cal is for anyone under 21 years of age who has a need for family planning, pregnancy-related or STI-related care.
Important Information About the Healthy Families Program Transition to Medi-Cal
*'The Healthy Families Program is low cost insurance for children and teens.
It provides health, dental and vision coverage to children who
do not have insurance and do not qualify for free Medi-Cal.
Changes to the Healthy Families Program are underway for 2013. Here is more information about:
Healthy Families Program
Healthy Families Program Transition to Medi-Cal
What Families Should Know About Changes to the Healthy Families Program
El Centro Service Hours
(no appointment needed)
Drop in to pick up an application and to get general information or call (510)981-5378.
||9:00 - 11:00 am
||1:00 - 4:30 pm
Hours by Appointment
|2nd and 4th Mondays
||9:00 - 11:00 am
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Who is the program for?
Residents of Berkeley and Alameda County
Cost for Services: No Charge
Languages Spoken: Spanish and English
Additional Health Services and Information
Services offered at the Berkeley Public Health Clinic
Consumer Health Websites
Vaccine Information Fact Sheets in English and 22 Other Languages
Immunization Schedule for Children 0-6
Immunization Schedule for Children 7-18
Immunization Schedule for Adults over 18
FirstGov en Español
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Berkeley Public Health Clinic
830 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA, 94710
(510) 981-5370 (Phone)
(510) 981-5385 (Fax)
(510) 981-6903 (TDD)