Get Help in the Bay Area

Berkeley Free Clinic

Appointment: (510) 548-2570

The Berkeley Free Clinic offers free limited medical care from lay healthcare workers and medical professional.

Eastmont Wellness Center

New patients: (510) 567-5700

Community clinic providing a wide variety of community health programs. Call to become a new patient or to schedule an appointment. All patients will be screened for health insurance/coverage programs.

Clinic by the Bay

Appointment: (415) 405-0222

Clinic by the Bay offers free medical services for eligible individuals:

  • adults 18 years & older
  • Must live in SF or San Mateo county
  • At or under 500% FPR
  • Cannot have private insurance, Medical (except emergency only), Medicare (except for Part A or D), Healthy SF, ACE, or Cover CA)

Highland Hospital 

Appointment: (510) 437-8500 

Financial Inquiries: (510)- 895-4345

Public health hospital in Oakland; primary trauma center  and hospital in Alameda County offering a wide range of primary, specialty, and multi-specialty services. Out-of-pocket costs depend on insurance, financial counseling available. Call Financial Inquiries Line.


La Clinica 

*Note: Various locations. Check online for contact info.

In addition to primary care, specialty services include: Dental care, Vision and Eye Care, Women's health, Prenatal and postnatal care, Nutrition, Adolescent services, Mental & Behavioral health,  Pharmacy, Radiology & Labs


Indian Health Center 

Appointment: (408) 445-3410 x2300

The mission of the Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley is to help ensure the survival and healing of American Indians/Alaskan Natives by providing high quality, comprehensive health care and wellness services. There are several sites that include a medical and dental department, but a counseling department, community wellness center, and two WIC offices.


Mayview Community Health Center

Appointment: (650) 965-3323

Mayview provides primary and preventative medical care to low-income people from all cultural and ethnic backgrounds, regardless of ability to pay. 

<120% of federal poverty level: $20/visit; 121% to 150% of federal poverty level: $30/visit; 151% to 200% of federal poverty level: $40/visit


North East Medical Services

Patient Registration Line: (415) 391-9686 ext. 8160

North East Medical Services (NEMS) is a non-profit community health center serving the medically-underserved populations of the San Francisco Bay Area.


Ravenswood Family Health Center

Appointment: (650) 330-7400

A family health center in San Mateo County providing high-quality healthcare on a sliding scale basis


Peninsula Health Connection

Appointment: (650) 853-0321

Comprehensive healthcare services to homeless and low -income *residents across Santa Clara county free of charge *must be resident of SCC


Appointment: (408) 379-8000

10 clinics located throughout the Greater Bay Area. Our RotaCare Free Medical Clinics are located in Coastside, Concord, Gilroy,   Monterey, Northern Peninsula, Pittsburg, Richmond, San Jose, San Rafael, and Santa Cruz. Quality healthcare services are provided to uninsured families and individuals with limited ability to pay for medical care.


Samaritan House

Appointment: 650-347-3648

Samaritan House’s free services include shelter and housing assistance; medical and dental clinics; clothes for children; food   distribution, personalized case management and much more.


Santa Clara Valley Medical Center


Financial Counseling: (866) 967-4677

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is a 741- bed tertiary medical center, owned and operated by the County of Santa Clara.

If you have questions or need to speak with a Financial Counselor, please call financial counseling line. 

*Note: Extensive application process


Second Harvest Food Bank 

Appointment: 1-800-984-3663

Second Harvest is committed to providing free healthy food to anyone in need. You will be welcomed at our food distribution sites, regardless of your citizenship or immigration status, ethnicity or sexual   orientation.


School Health Clinics of Santa Clara County

Appointment: (408) 284-2280

School Health Clinics of Santa Clara County provides easily accessible, high-quality health care. Our five clinics are located on   public school campuses in San José and Gilroy, and offer comprehensive   primary care, including immunizations, well-child checkups, behavioral health services, and reproductive health services.


Axis-Community Health

Appointment: (925)   462-1755

Axis Community Health is a community health center that provides medical care, mental health counseling and addiction counseling services for everyone in the community.


Lyon-Martin Health Services

Appointment: 415-565-7667

Lyon-Martin Health Services provides care to lesbians, bisexual women, women of color, low-income women, older women, women with   disabilities & transgender people. Full- scope reproductive services,   full-scope trans healthcare, substance use counseling for cis and transwomen, and robust mental health services including individual therapy, group therapy, and mental health assessment for gender affirmation surgery are offered.


The Suitcase Clinic

Appointment: (510) 269-7242

The Suitcase Clinic offers free health and social services   to underserved populations. Structured around the principles of public   health, social welfare, and community activism, it currently operates three   weekly multi-service drop-in centers in the city of Berkeley: the General Clinic, the Womxn’s Clinic and the Youth/LGBTQ+ Clinic.


Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center 

Appointment: (510) 471-5907

When you call, our registration team will work with you to identify your eligibility for free or low-cost medical services and/or   insurance programs. TVHC is a federally qualified health center, with over   300 multicultural and multilingual health professionals, & extensive language capacity.


Pacific Free Clinic

Inquiry: (650)-721-2786

Open to all regardless of immigration status, the clinic offers on-site medical services in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, and Mandarin Chinese. Specialty clinic services are offered based on a rotating weekly basis.


Stanford Hospital 

Appointment: 1-800-756- 9000

Financial Counseling: (650)- 498-2900

Stanford Health Care has a variety of financial assistance options available to our patients who are uninsured or underinsured. We will   assist you in determining if you qualify for financial assistance or if there are programs available that may help pay for your medical services. 

Note: Extensive application process


SFCCC San Francisco Free Clinic 

(415) 750-9894 Main

The mission of the San Francisco Free Clinic is to provide free, accessible medical treatment to those without health insurance and to   advance the field of primary care by providing educational opportunities for future medical practitioners. 

Monday-Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

By appointment. Uninsured patients only.


South of Market Health Center

Phone (415) 503-6000

The mission of SFMCOIP/South of Market Health Center is to ensure health care access to quality comprehensive health care services for persons who are medically needy or medically underserved and have traditionally experienced difficulty in getting care from traditional sources.


Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

After hours services available on the website 


Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Inc.

558 Clayton Street

(415) 746-1950

Call to Schedule an appointment

Free Services provided - urgent care and primary care offered

Bay Area Free Clinics serves over 60,000 uninsured,   low-income, and medically unwarranted people per year. All-inclusive primary,   precautionary, and ambulatory care services are provided by a team of   doctors, nurses, dentists and health practitioners under a medical director's supervision. Clinics offers free service to those who cannot pay and charges based on a sliding scale for those who can.


St. Anthony Free Medical Clinic

50 Golden Gate Ave, 2nd floor

(415) 241-8320

Offers services such as primary and urgent care for   homeless, low-income, uninsured, 55 & under, children, residents of San Francisco, but ALL are welcome.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 8:00am to 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 5:00pm Wednesday: 8:00am to 12:00pm. Offers free drop-in care on a triage basis, with a line forming thirty minutes prior to opening.