Low Income Clinics

Name Phone # Eligibility Fees
American Indian Health Center
2630 First Ave.
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 234-2158 All San Diego residents one year and up. Healthy Families, Mental/Dental Help. Accepts Insurance, Medi-Cal, Medicare, Healthy Families, PPO's, BCEDP.
Anderson Center for Dental Care
Children's Hospital & Health Center
3020 Children's Way, MC 5073
San Diego, CA 92123-4282
1-800-788-9029 Under 18; has early childhood cavities (BBTD); or a severely disabling medical condition and requires dental care. Income less than $40,000; no other funding available to cover full cost of treatment. Limited funding available.
California Kids
1680 Ventura Blvd., Suite 342 Encino, CA 91346
1-800-374-4543 Children 2-18 who meet qualifying standards for California Kids medical coverage. Undoc./Foster Care. Option to choose between HMO or PPO
Children's Dental Health Association of San Diego
1270 24th Street
San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 234-8131 0-20 years of age, for low-income families and unable to afford private care $20.00 fee for initial check-up, including X-ray. Denti-Cal, CHDP, and Healthy Families. No private insurance.
Children's Hospital Pediatric Dental Clinic
3 Locations:
8110 Birmingham Way, Bldg. 28
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 966-4094 All children ages newborn to 18 years of age. Specializing in treating children 0-5, children with disabilities and complex medical conditions, and hospital dentistry. Medi-cal / Denti-cal, CHDP, Delta Dental Healthy Families, and many types of dental insurance. Sliding scale for cash payments; credit cards accepted.
County Medical Services
P.O. Box 939016 San Diego, CA 92193
(858) 492-4444 San Diego County legal residents, Ages 21-64 Free of charge -- emergency services only
Comprehensive Health Center
3177 Oceanview Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92113
(619) 231-9300
ext. 3134
All legal San Diego residents. Medi-Cal , Denti-Cal, CHDP, Healthy Families and other insurance.
Fallbrook Family Health Center
593 E. Elder Street, Suite B
Fallbrook, CA 92028
(760) 451-2912 All San Diego County residents. All ages. Based on ability to pay. CHDP referrals, Medi-Cal, Healthy Families, Head Start, CMS, limited no charge emergency services (EAPC.)
Grossmont/Spring Valley Family Health Centers
8788 Jamacha Rd.
Spring Valley, CA 91977
(619) 515-2330 2 ½ years and up, adults CMS Medi-Cal, CHDP, Healthy Families and other insurance accepted. Sliding fee scale available.
Indian Health Council
(Rincon Dental Clinic)
50100 Golsh Rd
Valley Center, 92082
(760) 749-1521 Any native American Fees according to tribe and location.
Hillcrest Family Health Center of S.D.
3544 30th St.
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 515-2434 3 years and up, adults CMS Sliding fees scale with maximum of 25% off. (Proof of income and address is necessary.)
La Maestra Community Health Centers:
4171 Fairmount Ave.
San Diego, CA 92105

4305 University Ave., Suite 150
San Diego, CA 92105


183 South First
El Cajon, CA 92019

(619) 285-8135

(619) 501-1235

(619) 328-1335
All San Diego County residents. All ages. Sliding fees scale. Medi-Cal, Denti-Cal, CHDP, Healthy Families, Delta Dental and other insurance.
Lemon Grove
7967 Broadway Ave. Lemon Grove, CA 92109
(619) 741-7423 All San Diego County residents. All Ages Sliding fees scale. Medi0Cal, Denti-Cal, CHDP, Healthy Families, Delta Dental and other insurance.
Neighborhood Healthcare

10039B Vine Street
Lakeside, CA 92040

425 N. Date St., Suite 129
Escondido, CA 92025
(619) 390-9135

(760) 737-2018
1-18 years of age; adult CMS Sliding scale. Medi-Cal accepted for children. Denti-Cal, Delta Dental, cash payments.
Logan Heights Family Health Centers of San Diego
1809 National Ave.
San Diego, CA 92113
(619) 515-2394 2 ½ years and up, adults CMS Sliding fee scale. (Proof of income and address is necessary.) Denti-Cal, Healthy Families and other insurances.
Migrant Education Program
San Diego County Office of Education
6401 Linda Vista Rd.
San Diego, CA 92111-7399
(858) 569-5314 Enrolled migrant education children ages 3 through 21 Based on ability to pay. When no other resource exists and problem interferes or has the potential to interfere with school performance, emergency care is paid for as funds allow. Healthy Families.
Navy Emergency Care
2310 Craven St.
San Diego, CA 92136
(619) 556-8240 Active Duty Only No Fees for Active Duty, Navy Only
North County Health Services
Ramona Clinic

217 E. Earlham
Ramona, CA 92065

San Marcos Community Health Center
150 Valpreda Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 789-1223

(760) 736-6794
All San Diego County residents 3 years of age and up.
  • Denti-cal
  • Healthy Families
  • CHDP
  • Sliding Fee scale based on ability to pay
  • Payment arrangements for emergency services
Operation Samahan Health Clinic
Mira Mesa
10737 Camino Ruiz, Suite 235
San Diego, CA 92126

Operation Samahan Health Center
2835 A Highland Ave., National City, CA 91950
(858) 578-4220

(619) 474-5567
All San Diego County  residents all ages Accepts Medi-Cal, CHDP. Adjusted fee scale available. Private Insurance - (Liberty Dental)
Share the Care
San Diego County Department of Health Services
P.O. Box 85222 San Diego, CA 92186
(619) 692-8858 Low-income children, ages 5-19, with no other dental resources who are refereed by a school nurse. Free of charge -- emergency services only. Sliding scale and referral to Denti-Cal dentists also.
San Ysidro Health Care Center
4050 Beyer Blvd., 3rd Floor
San Ysidro, CA 92173

South Bay Family Dental Clinic
2 North Euclid, Suite A,B,C National City, CA 91950
(619) 662-4180  Babies, 3 years and up, and adults  Sliding scale for those who qualify. Medi-Cal accepted. Healthy Families. Delta dental and access.
Southern Indian Health Council
4058 Willows Road
Alpine, CA 91901

Southern Indian Health Council
36350 Church Rd. Campo, Ca 91906
(619) 445-1188

(619) 478 2225 x 700
Adults and Children's Medical, Dental and Pharmacy Services Accepts most private insurance, Medi-Cal, Medicare, and CHDP
Southwestern College Dental Hygiene Program
880 National City Blvd. National City, CA 91950
(619) 216-6663 All San Diego County residents -- all ages who qualify as an educational experience for the student Free of Charge. Preventive Care only
St. Vincent de Paul Village Dental Clinic
1501 Imperial Ave. San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 233-8500 x 1418 For residents of St. Vincent de Paul Village only. No fee
Sycuan Indian Health/Dental Center
5442 Sycuan Road El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 445-0707 x 3 Free services for any U.S.-born Native American. Must have Indian verification card and enrollment. Medi-Cal. Open to public. Most health insurance accepted. No sliding fee scale. PPO & DPO
Vista Community Clinic
1000 Vale Terrace, Suite #202
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 631-5000 x 0 Must be a registered active patient of Vista Community Clinic Sliding fee, Medi-Cal, Healthy Families accepted.

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