Everyone is required to stay home, except for essential needs. When out, protect yourself and those around you by wearing a face covering, staying 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often. Learn more at cityofberkeley.info/covid19. City offices are closed to the public. Some services are available remotely.

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

City Council Live Stream: Please visit https://www.cityofberkeley.info/CalendarEventWebcastMain.aspx

ZAB Live Stream: Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx.

The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

PG&E is reporting a widespread outage affecting thousands of customers in Berkeley and many City buildings, including the Finance Customer Service Center and the Permit Service Center. Call respective City services for further details, or check the PG&E outage page. Power is expected to return by 12:45pm. Traffic lights that are not working should be treated as a four-way stop sign.

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Health, Housing & Community Services Department
2180 Milvia Street Second Floor, North, Berkeley, CA 94704
TEL: (510) 981-5100, TDD: (510) 981-6903, FAX: (510) 981-5112
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Email: HHCS@cityofberkeley.info

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Welcome to the Health, Housing & Community Services Department site at the City of Berkeley, CA.

The Department of Health Services' mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals and families in the City of Berkeley through innovative policies, effective services and strong community partnerships. The department has been dedicated to improving the quality of life in Berkeley for over 100 years.  We are doctors, nurses, clinicians, practitioners, health educators, program administrators, analysts, inspectors, support staff, volunteers, and other dedicated individuals with a common goal -- to deliver effective and innovative programs and services that ensure the health and well-being of our community. The Department of Health Services includes an administrative division and these operating divisions:  Public Health, Mental Health, and Environmental Health.

 
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Health, Housing & Community Services Department, 2180 Milvia Street Second Floor, North, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: HHCS@cityofberkeley.info Phone: (510) 981-5100
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903