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Public Health Division
Public Health Division

Health Insurance Information & Referrals

We provide free assistance with applications and enrollment with Medi-Cal and Covered California and provide referral services to all, including the Spanish speaking community of Berkeley.

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SERVICES   El Centro

  • We assist individuals and families with Medi-Cal or Kaiser’s Child Health Plan applications.
  • We process “Sensitive Services” Medi-Cal applications. This type of Medi-Cal is for anyone under 21 years of age who has a
    need for family planning, pregnancy-related or STI-related care.

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Medi-Cal Information
(510) 981-5321

Medi-Cal Enrollment (Appointment only)
(510) 981-5321

Covered California & Medi-Cal Assistance (Appointment or Drop-in for Enrollment)
(510) 981-3236 - Lifelong Patient Services

Covered California Enrollment Application Assistance
Enroll in the plan of your choice over the phone through Covered Calfornia at 1-888-975-1142 or online at

Certified Enrollment Counselors can assist community members who have questions about the enrollment application or need help with the process.
Contact: LifeLong Medical Care at (510) 981-4100

Apply for Medi-Cal, CalFresh or CalWORKs benefits, check case status, submit renewals or view benefits amount online:

Who is the program for? Residents of Berkeley and Alameda County

Cost for Services:  No Charge 

Languages Spoken
:  Spanish and English

 Additional Information and Resources 

Services offered at the Ann Chandler Public Health Center 

Consumer Health Websites   

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830University830 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94710

(510) 981-5370 (Phone)  
(510) 981-5385 (Fax)  
(510) 981-6903 (TDD)





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Public Health Division, 1947 Center Street, 2nd Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-5300
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903