Programs & Services

helping-hands1We fulfill our mission to eliminate health disparities by focusing our efforts in these major areas:

Medical Services

Roots can be your medical home. As a Roots patient, you receive wraparound support so that you can make the most of our high quality, comprehensive care. Call 510-777-1177 to make an appointment, or schedule your appointment online. We work with you to ensure cost-effective care via insurance or sliding scale fees. Read more about our medical services:

Mobile Services

Roots takes services, including medical care and benefits enrollment, to the community, meeting people where they are at. Read more about our mobile offerings:

Research & Evaluation

Our team of professionals undertakes original research, population studies and critical evaluation projects aimed at assessing and improving health care quality and access in our community and other communities of color across the nation. Read more about our work, including recent publications, here.

Empowerment Initiatives

We believe that a healthy community must be empowered and full of opportunities. That’s why we create training and employment opportunities for everyone, especially those who have been shut out of the workforce. Read more about our empowerment initiatives:

Social Enterprise: Clean360

Clean360 is Roots’ soap-making social enterprise that serves as a hub for on-the-job training and empowerment for participants in our Emancipators Initiative. Clean360 employs individuals who have been disconnected from the workforce. Learn more and help us grow our empowerment programming by purchasing Clean36o products online, or at our store and factory location at 4107 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611 (Open M-F 10am-5pm and Saturday 11am-4pm).