LifeLong Medical Care – LifeLong Downtown Oakland Health Center

616 16th St.
Oakland, CA 94612

Public Transportation Directions:
511 Trip Planner

Phone Numbers for New Patients:
(510) 981-4100

Phone Numbers for Existing Patients:
(510) 981-4100


11-14, 14-19, 19-24, 24-59, 60+

English, Spanish

Telephone Interpretation Available in 100+ Languages through Language Line

Hours of Operation:

Monday: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Tuesday: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Wednesday: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Thursday: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Friday: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.


New patients should contact our Patient Services Department at 510-981-4100. All uninsured patients must pre-register in person at Patient Services and/or certain clinic locations prior to receiving a medical appointment.

Our pre-registration process will help us assess which sliding fee program you may qualify for. At this appointment, you will be required to bring the following documents:
1) picture identification,
2) proof of Alameda County residency,
3) proof of income within last 30 days, and
4) proof of citizenship (if appropriate)

If you need clarification or better understanding of types of documents that will be accepted, please call ahead.

Insurance and Coverage Programs Accepted:
Alliance Complete Care, Every Woman Counts, FamilyPACT, HealthPAC, Healthy Families, Medi-Cal, Medicare, Private Insurance

Other Insurance:

Care Program, Homeless Program (All homeless persons receive free care through the Health Care for the Homeless Program)


LMC offers sliding fee scale programs for patients without health insurance based upon program availability and eligibility such as family size and income.

If you do not have health insurance, you will be screened for programs that cover the cost of services. Some services are free and others can be based on a sliding fee scale, which will vary according to income.

Appointment Availability:

New patients can be scheduled in approximately 1 week, unless there is an urgent care need, in which case, patients can be scheduled sooner.

Services Offered:
Annual Exam/Pap Smear, Asthma Management, Behavioral Health Services, Birth Control, Breast Cancer Screening, Chronic Disease Care, Congestive Heart Failure Management, Diabetes Management, Doctor or clinic, Emergency Contraception, Family Planning, Flu Shot, Gynecological Exams, HIV Testing & Counseling, Hypertension Management, Immunizations, Insurance Enrollment, Mental Health, Physical Exams, Pregnancy Testing, Primary Care, STD Testing, STD Treatment, TB Tests, Urgent Care, Vaccines, Well Child and School Exam, Women’s Health