Berkeley Free Clinic

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The Berkeley Free Clinic is a nonprofit community clinic located in Berkeley, California, USA. It is operated as a worker-run collective by over a hundred volunteers. It has provided free medical and dental care since 1969. They also offer peer counseling services. In 2009, they faced severe budget cuts due to the fiscal crisis in the state of California.[1]


The Berkeley Free Clinic was founded in 1969, during the People's Park era in Berkeley.[2] Two of the founders were local booksellers Moe Moskowitz and Fred Cody, of Moe's Books and Cody's Books.[3]

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Coordinates: 37°52′2.88″N 122°15′45.54″W / 37.8674667°N 122.2626500°W / 37.8674667; -122.2626500