Physical Health

On the Web
Adolescent Health Online

The American Medical Association Program on Child and Adolescent Health is pleased to provide you with information on adolescent health.

Nutrition on the Web for Teens

This is a site created by students, and has lots of information just for teens.

YO! Disabled and Proud

Connecting, Organizing, & Educating Youth with Disabilities.

Healthy Young America

Find out how to get healthcare under the new Affordable Care Act and advocate for healthcare, jobs and higher education for young Americans between 18 and 34 years of age. A national website from the Young Invincibles and the Center for Community Change.

Want to apply for healthcare directly? Visit to get started. Or call California's state service center 800-300-1506

Around the Bay
Asian Health Services

Free, confidential health services, including pregnancy testing, STD testing and treatment. Teen clinic every Wednesday evening by appointment.

310 8th Street #307, Oakland, (510) 986-1024

Casa Segura

Health services, STD testing, counseling and referrals. Call for drop-in center hours.

5323 Foothill Blvd., Oakland, (510) 434-0307

La Clinica de la Raza - Youth Clinics

Affordable health care for teens from low-income communities in the East Bay. Six locations. Call for information, locations, and hours:

  • Clinica Alta Vista: The only one-stop clinic for teens in Alameda County. Provides medical, reproductive health, and social services. 1515 Fruitvale Avenue, (510) 535-6300
  • Fremont High School: (510) 434-2001
  • Hawthorne Elementary: (510) 879-1649
  • Oakland Technical High School: (510) 879-1907
  • Roosevelt Middle School: (510) 535-2893
  • San Lorenzo High School: (510) 317-3167
Children's Hospital Oakland

Comprehensive medical, reproductive, and mental health services for youth. Free w/MediCal, or sliding scale at three locations:

  • Teen Clinic: Ages 11-21. Open 5 days a week. 5400 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, (510) 428-3387
  • Youth Uprising/Castlemont Health Center: Ages 11-24. Open 5 days a week. Physicians available Mon, Wed, and Fri. 8711 A MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, (510) 428-3556
  • Chappell Hayes Health Center/McClymond's High School: Ages 11-21. Open 5 days a week. Physicians available Mon, Wed, and Fri. 2706 Myrtle St. Oakland, (510) 835-1393.
Native American Health Center

Medical services, HIV testing, traditional and alternative medicine.

3124 International Blvd., Oakland, (510) 535-4492

LifeLong Medical Clinics

Contraception, STI testing/treatment, HIV testing, pelvic exams and pap smears, counseling, primary care, counseling, prenatal care. (510) 981-4100 (all clinics).

  • East Oakland: 10700 MacArthur Blvd. (Foothill Square)
  • Downtown Oakland: 616 16th Street
  • Howard Daniel: 9933 MacArthur Blvd.
  • Berkeley Primary Care: 2001 Dwight Street
  • West Berkeley: 2031 6th Street
211 Bay Area

Dial 211 or 800-273-6222 for a free, confidential information and referrals for health, housing and human services in the Bay Area. Chinese and Spanish spoken.

Alameda County Healthcare

Provides assistance to thousands of uninsured residents looking for health services in Alameda County. Includes information about eligibility for the Affordable Care Act, Medi-Cal, pregnancy insurance and more.

Covenant House

Emergency shelter that is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Provides case management, food, counseling, and more.  

200 Harrison St., (520) 379-1010.

For youth ages 18-21.


Shelter and safe space.  Provides drop-in center, counseling, case management, laundry, dinner, legal aid and recreational fun.

422 Jefferson St., 1-800-379-1114 (shelter), (510) 839-1559 (other).

For youth ages 13-18.

Youth Engagement, Advocacy, and Housing (YEAH!)

Receive basic needs, including case management, job, and educational assistance.  Open 7 days a week depending on staffing.  

Winter shelter available November through May.

1744 University Ave., Berkeley, (510) 704-9867.

For youth ages 18-24.

Our Space

An LGBTQ safe space that provides food, computers, movie screenings, case management, and more.

Open Mondays and Thursdays from 3 PM - 7 PM.  Call for support group times, or check the facebook page.

22245 Main St., Suite 200, Hayward, (415) 760-6810.

LGBTQ youth ages 14-21.