Cooling Centers during Heat Emergencies
Click here for information on local cooling centers where unsheltered and vulnerable people can seek relief during the day in heat emergencies. Visit "Heat Emergency Resources" for cooling centers in Alameda County and other information.
Alameda County Winter Shelters and Warming Centers 2020
Visit "Winter Emergency Services" for winter shelter and warming centers in Alameda County and other information.
Unhealthy Air Quality Resources
Click here for information on local centers where unsheltered and vulnerable people can seek shelter during the day in air quality emergencies. Visit "Air Quality Emergency Resources" for up-to-date information on local centers in Alameda County and other information.
Hepatitis A Vaccination and Information
Click here for more information about Hepatitis A, including vaccinations, prevention, and updates.
If you are experiencing a physical or mental health emergency, call 9-1-1.
For support, call (800) 309-2131 or go to Alameda County Crisis Support Services.
Alameda County Behavioral Health Services (ACBHCS) also provides crisis response, information, and referrals at (800) 491-9099 or on the ACBHCS website.
Same Day Medical Appointments
If you have an established primary care provider or have been assigned a particular clinic as your medical home, you should contact that provider to obtain an appointment.
If you do not have an established primary care provider, same-day medical appointments are available at:
Alameda Health System
1411 East 31st Street
Oakland, CA 94602
Trust Health Center
386-14th Street (cross street - Franklin)
Oakland, CA 94612
One block from 12th St. BART
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 1:00pm - 4:30pm
ACHCH's mobile clinic is a collaboration with Alameda Health System (AHS) and provides urgent care, care coordination, linkage and referrals to community resources. Services are provided free of charge to people experiencing homelessness and on a first-come-first-served basis. Click here for the mobile clinic schedule.
If you are having a dental emergency or do not have dental coverage, you can access urgent care dental services at:
OnSite Dental Foundation
La Clinica de la Raza
Highland Hospital Dental Clinic
E2, E Wing, 2nd Floor
1411 E. 31st St.
Oakland, CA 94602
If you have medical coverage through Medi-Cal or HealthPAC, see this list of Alameda County Denti-Cal providers and clinics.
Vaccines and Tuberculosis Tests
The ACHCH program provides some vaccinations, including flu shots, through our Shelter Health services. Patients can also get vaccines at their primary care medical homes. A list of sites throughout the County where people can access tuberculosis tests and vaccines (fees may apply) is available in English and Spanish.
If you need primary care or want to choose a health home, call 2-1-1 or contact one of our partner organizations directly.
ACHCH provides substance use services in a variety of settings, including street outreach and Trust Health Center.
To access substance use treatment, such as detox, residential and day treatment, and medication assisted treatment, please contact Center Point for more information.
For help enrolling in Medi-Cal, Covered California, HealthPAC or other forms of health insurance, contact an Alameda County Health Care Services Agency Health Insurance Enrollment counselor at (800) 422-9495 or visit Alameda County Health Care Services Agency. Services are offered regardless of immigration status.
Alameda County's HealthPAC program provides health coverage for people who are not eligible for Medi-Cal due to immigration status or other reasons.
You can also enroll in health insurance at community health clinics by calling one of the primary care centers listed above.
For information about obtaining Social Security disability and other benefits, visit Alameda County Social Services Agency or call (510) 263-2420.
Shelter and Housing
To access housing resources, including shelter, please call 2-1-1.
Home Stretch Housing Assistance Fund
The Home Stretch Housing Assistance Fund, managed by Alameda County Health Care Services Agency, was created to provide a flexible source of funding to help Alameda County eligible consumers and their families obtain and maintain long-term, stable housing of their choice.
Providers: Please read the Home Stretch Housing Assistance Fund Policy prior to submitting an application.
Home Stretch Housing Assistance Fund Documents:
Instructions for each approved household furnishings and household items vendor:
Alameda County Winter Shelters and Warming Centers 2019-2020
Winter Shelter and Warming Centers
Winter shelters and warming centers where unsheltered and vulnerable people can go to stay warm this winter.
Summer Heat Emergency Cooling Centers
Local cooling centers where unsheltered and vulnerable people can go to get relief from the heat during the day.