Public Health Institute 2140 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 The Public Health Institute, which advocates for bettter health on the local, national and international stages, is one…More of the largest health organizations in the world. This non-profit researches the best health practices in order to produce evidence-based policy recommendations. It provides help with grant management, financial services and other logistical support.
Berkeley Women's Health Center 2908 Ellsworth St, Berkeley, CA94705 Berkeley Women’s Health Center is a group medical practice. It provides primary care services. This includes INS…More and immigration health examinations.
Jean Sturges Health Insurance Services 2716 Webster St, Berkeley, CA94705 Jean Sturges Health Insurance Services is an independent insurance agency offering group and individual health insurance…More products, dental insurance and life insurance. Contact Jean Sturges Health Insurance Services' office at the telephone number provided for additional information on the services offered.
UC Berkeley's School of Public Health founded this center in order to translate the research and resources of the…More university into good public health policy and programs.</p>
<p>Health Research for Action collaborates with various public agencies, foundations and organizations to evaluate the needs of the communities served, customize resources to fit those needs and distribute information to the community.</p>
Global Health Access Program 801 Cedar St, Berkeley, CA94710 GHAP is a collaboration of activists, researchers and public health specialists who try to provide the developing world…More with health care basics. Donors cover administrative costs, so 100 percent of donations go to fund the health programs they operate.
Alternative Berkeley Health 2140 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 This company provides access to alternative health services such as chiropractic adjustments, massage, herbal therapies…More and nutritional guidance. The clinic is conveniently located in the Wells Fargo building. A BART station is right outside the building's main entrance.
Health & Human Resource Education Center 2288 Fulton St, Berkeley, CA94704 The Health & Human Resource Education Center oversees the Health Through Art: Signs of Recovery Project and the…More Black Women's Media Project. The former uses art work to help Alameda County residents with drug and alcohol problems; the latter publicizes the risks of alcohol abuse and counteracts pro-alcohol messages aimed at black women.
Center for Research on Women and Children's Health 1683 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA94709 This division of the UC Berkeley Public Health Institute studies women's and children's health and how one may affect…More the other. Some of its hallmark research includes work on DDT exposure in the womb and lessened fertility in later life and the effects of smoking, caffeine and alcohol on pregnant women.
Center for Children's Environmental Health Research 1995 University Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 This research company studies environmental factors that affect the health of pregnant mothers, unborn infants and older…More children. Projects include a program that addresses the unique environmental health needs of children living in Latino farming communities. The office is located at the Golden Bear Center in North Berkeley, a few blocks west of the UC Berkeley campus.
California Family Health Council 2550 9th St, Berkeley, CA94710 California Family Health Council is dedicated to all aspects of sexual health for the citizens of the state. It is…More active in public policy to promote the understanding and awareness of family planning. The facility directs funds to community and state organizations, conducts clinical research and offers educational programs for family planning and disease prevention. Visit the website for a complete list of services and upcoming events.
Labor Occupational Health Program 2223 Fulton St, Berkeley, CA94720 This joint program of the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health and the School of Public Health at UC…More Berkeley seeks to reduce the likelihood of workplace illness or injury in the United States and beyond. It conducts research and information sessions, and works with employers and community groups to encourage good working conditions. Training and technical assistance are offered.
Turtle Island Integrative Health 3280 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA94703 Ever have back pain? Or feel like you need a tune-up? Turtle Island Integrative Health uses the art and science of…More acupuncture to help people feel better. Specializing in stress reduction, chronic and severe pain relief and natural weight loss, it also uses Chinese herbal medicine, along with many other techniques, to improve your health.
Berkeley Public Health Clinic 830 University Ave, Berkeley, CA94710 The City of Berkeley Public Health Clinic provides health services, counseling and referrals. The center offers…More comprehensive reproductive health care, family planning services, immunizations and flu shots, tuberculosis skin testing and HIV/AIDS counseling and testing. WIC (Women, Infants & Children Supplemental Nutrition Program) orientation and counseling is also available. Many services are provided for a sliding scale fee and/or subsidized. Spanish language services, assistance with health insurance benefits and transportation assistance are also available.
City of Berkeley Family, Youth & Children's Mental Health Servic 3282 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA94703 The Family, Youth & Children's Mental Health Services Clinic provides mental health and related social services to…More children, adolescents and their families who reside or attend schools in Berkeley and Albany. Services include group and individual therapy, case management and crisis intervention, as well as parent groups, community workshops and Spanish services. School-based services are available at various locations throughout the city and at the Berkeley High Health Center.
Alta Bates Summit Regional Behavioral Health Services 2001 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA94704 Alta Bates Summit Regional Behavioral Health Services is a division of Alta Bates Medical Center. It specializes in…More primary care for both adolescents and adults. This includes behavior health disorders and mental health issues, such as depression, bipolar illness, thought disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, dual diagnosis and chemical dependencies. The center offers 105 beds for both inpatient and outpatient programs.
Berkeley Center on Health, Economic and Family Security 2850 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA94705 Berkeley Center on Health, Economic and Family Security is based at the University of California, Berkeley. Its focus is…More what it calls the disconnect between the policies designed to improve economic and health security for working families. It works to secure protections for workers on leave, promoting universal health coverage and providing more flexible workplaces for employees. The center brings together faculty from a number of disciplines to produce publications, a curriculum guide, and lectures and events to inform policymakers and the public.
Alcohol Research Group 2000 Hearst Ave, Berkeley, CA94709 Alcohol Research Group is a division of the Public Health Institute. It specializes in epidemiological and public health…More studies of alcohol consumption patterns as well as problems due to over-consumption. This includes homelessness and mental health issues as well as issues affecting subgroups such as women, minorities, young adults and the elderly. Additionally, it disseminates the findings of its studies to public health researchers and independent scientists. The group is associated the UC Berkley’s School of Public Health, the World Health Organization, the Pan American Health Organization, private institutions, corporations, research programs and hospitals.
Physicians for a National Health Program 2344 6th St, Berkeley, CA94710 Formerly the California Physicians Alliance, Physicians for a National Health Program advocates and educates the public…More on the advantages of a single payer health plan on the national, state and local levels. Since California is one of the states most likely to implement the system, the organization is particularly important here and is the largest state chapter of the national group. Health professionals as well as those interested in the issue are welcome to join the network or to donate to support the cause.
Ashby Chiropractic & Health Center 931 Ashby Ave, Berkeley, CA94710 Ashby Chiropractic & Health Center specializes in chiropractic, massage, and Pilates training. Working with clients…More to help them maintain a healthy lifestyle, the practitioners here are very knowledgeable and ready to help those with pain, fatigue and discomfort. Pilates and massage packages are available, as well as gift certificates.
Child Health & Development Studies 1683 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA94709 This fascinating program has followed more than 15,000 families since the late 1950s and 1960s to understand how health…More and disease are passed from one generation to the next. It uses extensive interviews with participants to discover the effects of not only biological factors (genes, etc.) but also social, behavorial and environmental factors over the lifespan.
City of Berkeley Adult Mental Health Services Clinic 2640 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA94704 The Adult Mental Health Services Clinic provides mental health and related social services to adults and their families…More in Berkeley and Albany. The Clinic provides counseling and case management and consults with other agencies to coordinate appropriate care. Programs are organized into short-term crisis services, longer-term comprehensive community treatment and intensive case management for high risk clients. The City of Berkeley also conducts homeless outreach and runs a mobile crisis unit that responds to calls around the city.
Health Insurance Counseling Advocacy-Hicap 2850 7th St, Berkeley, CA94710 The California Department of Aging funds this program to help people navigate the Medicare system. This…More program trains volunteers to provide individualized counseling and educational programs and represents clients in legal and administrative Medicare hearings. The staff also conducts policy research and advocates for Medicare change on behalf of consumers.
Sequoia Foundation 800 Hearst Ave, Berkeley, CA94710 Sequoia Foundation works with government agencies, research institutions and community organizations to identify and…More reduce threats to public health and promote good health policy. It also connects government officials with health professionals.
Fong Optometry and Health Sciences Library 490 Minor Hall, Berkeley, CA94720 The Fong Optometry and Health Sciences Library offers a huge collection of academic books and journals. Priority is…More given to UC students and faculty, but anyone is allowed to access the collection. There is a photocopier inside the library that can be used to make copies. Those wishing to place a textbook on reserve should make sure to include the course number and instructor name for the class. The library is on the fourth floor of Minor Hall.
Fast Response School of Health Care Education 2075 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA94704 Located in downtown Berkeley, this private school of health care education offers courses, conferences and certification…More in emergency medical training. Focus areas include training for prospective EMTs, Medical Assistants and Ward Clerks, as well as classes in CPR. Fast Response keeps up to date on the latest equipment in the industry and keeps close contact with its students.
Venture Strategies for Health and Development 2140 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 Venture Strategies uses market principles to ensure that the benefits of the latest health research benefit large…More numbers of low-income people around the world. They work with governments, drug companies and medical organizations to make low cost medical solutions viable for people in developing countries, and concentrate on slowing population growth by giving women childbirth options in accordance with respecting their human rights. Donations welcome.
At the Over 60 Health Center on Sacramento Street, seniors can access a range of medical services, some of which…More are free of charge. Run by East Bay non-profit LifeLong Medical Care, the health center provides assistance with medication, nursing advice, obtaining medical records, routine doctor's visits, psychosocial care and more. Twenty-four-hour urgent care is also available by calling 510-601-6060.</p>
<p>Donations from the public help keep Over 60 maintaining the health of seniors all over the East Bay. Information about donating and volunteering is available on the LifeLong Medical Care website.</p>
Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation 2850 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA94705 This not-for-profit health care organization provides medical care through its more than 160 affiliated physicians…More throughout the East Bay. You can visit the Web site to find a local doctor or lab location or just peruse the online health database, drug guide and interactive health tools.
NutritionQuest 15 Shattuck Sq, Berkeley, CA94704 NutritionQuest is a supplier of questionnaires to health researchers in the field of nutritional epidemiology and public…More health, as well as health practitioners at HMOs, universities, government agencies and private businesses. These include design and dietary analysis services and physical activity assessments for adults, children and adolescents. The company offers an online data capture, management and analysis system. A complete list of NutrionQuest’s clients can be found on the company’s website.