Women’s Resource Center (WRC)
2140 Dwight Way, 1st Floor
Hours of Operation: Sunday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Services: Women can make appointments with the Housing Case Management Team through WRC staff (see Women’s Overnight Shelter page for information). WRC staff also provide interested clients with a free lunch, résumé preparation and internet access for employment searches, credit counseling and repair, benefits advocacy, and health care sessions and referrals.
Eligibility: Homeless single women
WRC serves homeless and chronically homeless women and functions as an intake hub for the North County Women’s Center. WRC provides clients with a wide range of resources, services, and links to programs in other agencies.
Health Care for the Homeless provides a mobile van and on-site health care monthly.
Lifelong Medical Clinic offers services weekly.
Health Care Services:
There are a variety of health care services available on-site at BFHP’s Dwight Way facility which are used by our clients in the Women’s Overnight Shelter, Women’s Resource Center, and Transitional Services, as well as to any other homeless women in the community.
LifeLong Medical Care hosts a drop-in clinic for adult women at Dwight Way on Mondays from 9am-1pm. Dr. Sue Ferguson provides physical exams, blood pressure screenings, weight screenings, vaccinations, breast exams, referrals for mammograms and pelvic exams, screening and management of chronic conditions like diabetes and HIV/AIDS, treatment of eye and ear infections, and basic dermatology services.
The Suitcase Clinic, a UC-Berkeley student organization, comes to the Women’s Shelter every Monday from 7:30-9pm. They provide medical consultations, chiropractic services, massage, foot washing, nail painting, arts and crafts for children, blood pressure screenings, legal advice, and referrals.
Alameda County Health Care for the Homeless Mobile Van visits Dwight Way, usually on the second Tuesday of the month, from 11am-3:30pm. This mobile clinic provides primary medical care, limited dental care, eye care, TB testing, support services, and alcohol and drug services.