Health Care Assistance Programs & Resources
Whether you’re looking for an insurance provider or have medical bills piling up, it can be overwhelming to navigate the healthcare system on your own.
Call 2-1-1 for immediate assistance or click on the healthcare resources below to find transportation to the doctor’s office, help paying for prescription medications, insurance options, in-home care, and more. All of the information provided is confidential, free of charge, and available 24/7 in multiple languages.
Even if you have medical insurance, your plan may not provide the coverage you need, or you may have difficulty finding a provider. The following healthcare resources include low-cost, sliding-scale, and free medical clinics in the area, as well as emergency rooms.
Health Insurance & Medical Expense Assistance
Health insurance ensures you and your loved ones can afford vital preventive care, medical treatments, and prescription medications. However, medical costs can quickly add up and become a significant financial burden. The following insurance options and health care assistance programs can help you get the care you need at lower costs:
- Covered California
- Insurance for Children
- General Health Insurance Information/Counseling
- Medical Care Expense Assistance
- Prescription Expense Assistance
Specialty Screenings & Services
Health screenings are essential for catching health concerns early on, when they’re easier to treat. The following resources can help you find medical clinics offering specialty screening services, physicians, transportation to appointments, and more:
- Blood Pressure Screening
- Vision Screening
- Hearing Screening
- Tuberculosis Screening
- Diabetes Screening
- Developmental Screening for Children
- Physician Referral Services
- Tattoo Removal
- Medical Information Lines
- Medical Appointment Transportation
Dental care is essential to your overall health. Whether you lack dental insurance or have limited coverage, the following resources include low-cost and emergency dental care services:
Find up-to-date information on vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases, locations and times of vaccine clinics, and schedule immunizations:
Sexual & Reproductive Health
The following organizations and clinics provide free, sliding-scale, and low-cost services for family planning, pregnancy testing, prenatal care, and STD testing:
Home Nursing & Caregiving
Many people in our community serve as caregivers—even if they don’t identify as such. Whether you’re transporting a loved one to medical services, managing another’s expenses, or providing daily care, the following resources provide multiple levels of support for caregivers and care receivers:
End of Life Care
The following resources provide information, referrals, and support for terminally ill patients and their families, as well as hospice services.
Dial 2-1-1 or text your zip code to 898-211 for more help.