Donating your body to science in California

By donating your body to science, you provide a unique gift to medical researchers, educators, doctors, scientists, emergency services personnel, and university medical students in California and across the globe. Thanks to your generosity, they will be able to research new life-saving medical and surgical procedures and techniques.
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Donating your body to science in California

Who can donate in California?

Most everyone will meet criteria for body donation to science, including those with cancer, heart disease, arthritis, or diabetes. Joining the registry is not required, but it is recommended.

Joining the registry in California is the first step in sharing your wishes with your loved ones.

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Science Care’s Long Beach, CA facility

Our Southern California facility, which primarily serves the greater Los Angeles (including Orange County) and San Diego metropolitan areas, is located in Long Beach, CA. Donations are generally accepted from all over California.

Science Care’s Long Beach, CA facility

Body donation to science in California: by county and city

All cities and counties are served.

Alameda – Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Castro Valley, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Oakland, Pleasanton, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Sunol, Union City

Alpine – Kirkwood, Markleeville

Amador - Amador City, Drytown, Fiddletown, Ione, Jackson, Kit Carson, Martell, Pine Grove, Pioneer, Plymouth, River Pines, Sutter Creek, Volcano

Butte – Bangor, Berry Creek, Biggs, Chico, Clipper Mills, Durham, Feather Falls, Forbestown, Forest Ranch, Gridley, Magalia, Nelson, Oroville, Palermo, Paradise, Richvale, Stirling City

Calaveras – Altaville, Angels Camp, Arnold, Avery, Burson, Campo Seco, Copperopolis, Douglas Flat, Glencoe, Hathaway Pines, Mokelumne Hill, Mountain Ranch, Murphys, Rail Road Flat, San Andreas, Vallecito, Valley Springs, Wallace, West Point, Wilseyville

Colusa – Arbuckle, Colusa, Grimes, Maxwell, Princeton, Stonyford, Williams

Contra Costa – Alamo, Antioch, Bethel Island, Brentwood, Byron, Canyon, Clayton, Concord, Crockett, Danville, Diablo, Discovery Bay, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Hercules, Knightsen, Lafayette, Martinez, Moraga, Oakley, Orinda, Pinole, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, Port Costa, Richmond, Rodeo, San Pablo, San
Ramon, Walnut Creek

Del Norte - Crescent City, Fort Dick, Gasquet, Klamath, Smith River

El Dorado – Camino, Coloma, Cool, Diamond Springs, Echo Lake, El Dorado, El Dorado Hills, Garden Valley, Georgetown, Greenwood, Grizzly Flats, Kyburz, Lotus, Mount Aukum, Pilot Hill, Placerville, Pollock Pines, Rescue, Shingle Springs, Somerset, South Lake Tahoe, Tahoma, Twin Bridges

Fresno – Auberry, Big Creek, Biola, Burrel, Cantua Creek, Caruthers, Clovis, Coalinga, Del Rey, Dunlap, Firebaugh, Five Points, Fowler, Fresno, Friant, Helm, Hume, Huron, Kerman, Kingsburg, Lakeshore, Laton, Mendota, Miramonte, Mono Hot Springs, Orange Cove, Parlier, Piedra, Prather, Raisin City,
Reedley, Riverdale, San Joaquin, Sanger, Selma, Shaver Lake, Squaw Valley, Tollhouse, Tranquillity

Glenn – Artois, Butte City, Elk Creek, Glenn, Hamilton City, Orland, Willows

Humboldt – Alderpoint, Arcata, Bayside, Blocksburg, Blue Lake, Bridgeville, Carlotta, Eureka, Ferndale, Fields Landing, Fortuna, Garberville, Honeydew, Hoopa, Hydesville, Kneeland, Korbel, Loleta, Mckinleyville, Miranda, Myers Flat, Orick, Orleans, Petrolia, Phillipsville, Redcrest, Redway, Rio Dell,
Samoa, Scotia, Trinidad, Weott, Whitethorn, Willow Creek

Imperial – Bard, Brawley, Calexico, Calipatria, El Centro, Heber, Holtville, Imperial, Niland, Ocotillo, Palo Verde, Salton City, Seeley, Westmorland, Winterhaven

Inyo - Big Pine, Bishop, Darwin, Death Valley, Independence, Keeler, Little Lake, Lone Pine, Olancha, Shoshone, Tecopa

Kern – Arvin, Bakersfield, Bodfish, Boron, Buttonwillow, Caliente, California City, Cantil, Delano, Edison, Edwards, Fellows, Frazier Park, Glennville, Inyokern, Johannesburg, Keene, Kernville, Lake Isabella, Lamont, Lebec, Lost Hills, Maricopa, Mc Farland, Mc Kittrick, Mojave, Onyx, Pine Mountain Club, Randsburg, Red Mountain, Ridgecrest, Rosamond, Shafter, Taft, Tehachapi, Tupman, Wasco, Weldon, Wofford Heights, Woody

Kings – Armona, Avenal, Corcoran, Hanford, Kettleman City, Lemoore, Stratford

Lake – Clearlake, Clearlake Oaks, Clearlake Park, Cobb, Finley, Glenhaven, Hidden Valley Lake, Kelseyville, Lakeport, Lower Lake, Lucerne, Middletown, Nice, Upper Lake, Witter Springs

Lassen – Bieber, Doyle, Herlong, Janesville, Litchfield, Madeline, Milford, Nubieber, Ravendale, Standish, Susanville, Termo, Wendel, Westwood

Los Angeles – Acton, Agoura Hills, Alhambra, Altadena, Arcadia, Artesia, Avalon, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Beverly Hills, Burbank, Calabasas, Canoga Park, Canyon Country, Carson, Castaic, Chatsworth, Claremont, Compton, Covina, Culver City, Diamond Bar, Downey, Duarte, El Monte, El Segundo, Encino, Gardena, Glendale, Glendora, Granada Hills, Hacienda Heights, Harbor City, Hawaiian Gardens, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Huntington Park, Inglewood, La Canada Flintridge, La Crescenta, La Mirada, La Puente, La Verne, Lake Hughes, Lakewood, Lancaster, Lawndale, Littlerock, Llano, Lomita, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Lynwood, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Marina Del Rey, Maywood,
Mission Hills, Monrovia, Montebello, Monterey Park, Montrose, Mount Wilson, Newhall, North Hills, North Hollywood, Northridge, Norwalk, Pacific Palisades, Pacoima, Palmdale, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Panorama City, Paramount, Pasadena, Pearblossom, Pico Rivera, Playa Del Rey, Playa Vista, Pomona,
Porter Ranch, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Reseda, Rosemead, Rowland Heights, San Dimas, San Fernando, San Gabriel, San Marino, San Pedro, Santa Clarita, Santa Fe Springs, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Sierra Madre, Signal Hill, South El Monte, South Gate, South Pasadena, Stevenson Ranch, Studio City, Sun Valley, Sunland, Sylmar, Tarzana, Temple City, Topanga, Torrance, Tujunga, Valencia, Valley Village, Valyermo, Van Nuys, Venice, Verdugo City, Walnut, West Covina, West Hills, West
Hollywood, Whittier, Wilmington, Winnetka, Woodland Hills,

Madera – Ahwahnee, Bass Lake, Chowchilla, Coarsegold, Madera, North Fork, O Neals, Oakhurst, Raymond, Wishon

Marin - Belvedere Tiburon, Bolinas, Corte Madera, Dillon Beach, Fairfax, Forest Knolls, Greenbrae, Inverness, Lagunitas, Larkspur, Marshall, Mill Valley, Nicasio, Novato, Olema, Point Reyes Station, Ross, San Anselmo, San Geronimo, San Quenti, San Rafael, Sausalito, Stinson Beach, Tomales, Woodacre

Mariposa - Catheys Valley, Coulterville, El Portal, Fish Camp, Hornitos, Mariposa, Midpines, Yosemite National Park

Mendocino – Albion, Boonville, Branscomb, Calpella, Caspar, Comptche, Covelo, Dos Rios, Elk, Fort Bragg, Gualala, Hopland, Laytonville, Leggett, Little River, Manchester, Mendocino, Navarro, Philo, Piercy, Point Arena, Potter Valley, Redwood Valley, Talmage, Ukiah, Westport, Willits, Yorkville

Merced – Atwater, Ballico, Cressey, Delhi, Dos Palos, El Nido, Gustine, Hilmar, Le Grand, Livingston, Los Banos, Merced, Planada, Santa Rita Park, Snelling, South Dos Palos, Stevinson, Winton

Modoc – Adin, Alturas, Canby, Cedarville, Davis Creek, Eagleville, Fort Bidwell, Lake City, Likely, Lookout

Mono – Benton, Bridgeport, Coleville, June Lake, Lee Vining, Mammoth Lakes, Topaz

Monterey – Aromas, Big Sur, Bradley, Carmel, Carmel By The Sea, Carmel Valley, Castroville, Chualar, Gonzales, Greenfield, Jolon, King City, Lockwood, Marina, Monterey, Moss Landing, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Salinas, San Ardo, San Lucas, Seaside, Soledad, Spreckels

Napa - American Canyon, Angwin, Calistoga, Deer Park, Napa, Oakville, Pope Valley, Rutherford, Saint Helena, Yountville

Nevada - Cedar Ridge, Chicago Park, Floriston, Grass Valley, Nevada City, Norden, North San Juan, Penn, Valley, Rough And Ready, Smartsville, Soda Springs, Truckee, Washington

Orange - Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Capistrano Beach, Corona Del Mar, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Dana Point, Foothill Ranch, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Los Alamitos, Midway City, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Orange, Placentia, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Silverado, Stanton, Sunset Beach, Surfside, Trabuco Canyon, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster, Yorba Linda

Placer – Alta, Applegate, Auburn, Carnelian Bay, Colfax, Dutch Flat, Emigrant Gap, Foresthill, Gold Run, Granite Bay, Homewood, Kings Beach, Lincoln, Loomis, Meadow Vista, Newcastle, Olympic Valley, Penryn, Rocklin, Roseville, Sheridan, Tahoe City, Tahoe Vista, Weimar

Plumas – Beckwourth, Belden, Blairsden-Graeagle, Canyon Dam, Chester, Chilcoot, Clio, Crescent Mills, Greenville, Meadow Valley, Portola, Quincy, Storrie, Taylorsville, Twain, Vinton

Riverside – Aguanga, Anza, Banning, Beaumont, Blythe, Cabazon, Calimesa, Cathedral City, Coachella, Corona, Desert Center, Desert Hot Springs, Hemet, Homeland, Idyllwild, Indian Wells, Indio, La Quinta, Lake Elsinore, Mecca, Menifee, Mira Loma, Moreno Valley, Mountain Center, Murrieta, Norco, North
Palm Springs, Nuevo, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Perris, Quail Valley, Rancho Mirage, Riverside, San Jacinto, Sun City, Temecula, Thermal, Thousand Palms, Whitewater, Wildomar, Winchester

Sacramento – Antelope, Carmichael, Citrus Heights, Courtland, Elk Grove, Elverta, Fair Oaks, Folsom, Galt, Herald, Hood, Isleton, Mather, Mcclellan, North Highlands, Orangevale, Rancho Cordova, Rio Linda, Ryde, Sacramento, Sloughhouse, Walnut Grove, Wilton

San Benito – Hollister, Paicines, San Juan Bautista, Tres Pinos

San Bernardino – Adelanto, Amboy, Angelus Oaks, Apple Valley, Baker, Barstow, Big Bear City, Big Bear, Lake, Bloomington, Blue Jay, Bryn Mawr, Cedar Glen, Cedarpines Park, Chino, Chino Hills, Cima, Colton, Crestline, Daggett, Earp, Essex, Fawnskin, Fontana, Forest Falls, Fort Irwin, Grand Terrace, Green Valley, Lake, Guasti, Helendale, Hesperia, Highland, Hinkley, Joshua Tree, Lake Arrowhead, Landers, Loma
Linda, Lucerne Valley, Ludlow, Lytle Creek, Mentone, Montclair, Morongo Valley, Mountain Pass, Mt Baldy, Needles, Newberry Springs, Nipton, Ontario, Oro Grande, Parker Dam, Phelan, Pinon Hills, Pioneertown, Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands, Rialto, Rimforest, Running Springs, San Bernardino, Skyforest, Sugarloaf, Trona, Twentynine Palms, Twin Peaks, Upland, Victorville, Vidal, Wrightwood, Yermo, Yucaipa, Yucca Valley

San Diego – Alpine, Bonita, Bonsall, Borrego Springs, Boulevard, Camp Pendleton, Campo, Cardiff By The Sea, Carlsbad, Chula Vista, Coronado, Del Mar, Descanso, Dulzura, El Cajon, Encinitas, Escondido, Fallbrook, Guatay, Imperial Beach, Jacumba, Jamul, Julian, La Jolla, La Mesa, Lakeside, Lemon Grove, Mount Laguna, National City, Oceanside, Pala, Palomar Mountain, Pauma Valley, Pine Valley, Potrero, Poway, Ramona, Ranchita, Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego, San Luis Rey, San Marcos, San Ysidro, Santa Ysabel, Santee, Solana Beach, Spring Valley, Tecate, Valley Center, Vista, Warner Springs

San Francisco – San Francisco

San Luis Obispo - Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Avila Beach, Cambria, Cayucos, Creston, Grover Beach, Harmony, Los Osos, Morro Bay, Nipomo, Oceano, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, San Miguel, San Simeon, Santa Margarita, Shandon, Templeton

San Joaquin – Acampo, Clements, Escalon, Farmington, French Camp, Holt, Lathrop, Linden, Lockeford, Lodi, Manteca, Ripon, Stockton, Thornton, Tracy, Vernalis, Victor, Woodbridge

San Mateo – Atherton, Belmont, Brisbane, Burlingame, Daly City, El Granada, Half Moon Bay, La Honda, Loma Mar, Menlo Park, Millbrae, Montara, Moss Beach, Pacifica, Pescadero, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Bruno, San Carlos, San Francisco, San Gregorio, San Mateo, South San Francisco

Santa Barbara – Buellton, Carpinteria, Casmalia, Goleta, Guadalupe, Lompoc, Los Alamos, Los Olivos, New Cuyama, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Santa Ynez, Solvang, Summerland

Santa Clara – Alviso, Campbell, Coyote, Cupertino, Gilroy, Holy City, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Milpitas, Morgan Hill, Mount Hamilton, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Redwood Estates, San Jose, San Martin, Santa Clara, Saratoga, Stanford, Sunnyvale

Santa Cruz – Aptos, Ben Lomond, Boulder Creek, Brookdale, Capitola, Davenport, Felton, Freedom, Los Gatos, Mount Hermon, Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley, Soquel, Watsonville

Shasta – Anderson, Bella Vista, Big Bend, Burney, Cassel, Castella, Cottonwood, Fall River Mills, French Gulch, Hat Creek, Igo, Lakehead, Mcarthur, Millville, Montgomery Creek, Oak Run, Obrien, Old Station, Palo Cedro, Platina, Redding, Round Mountain, Shasta, Shasta Lake, Shingletown, Whiskeytown,
Whitmore

Sierra – Alleghany, Calpine, Downieville, Goodyears Bar, Loyalton, Sierra City, Sierraville

Siskiyou – Callahan, Dorris, Dunsmuir, Etna, Forks of Salmon, Fort Jones, Gazelle, Greenview, Grenada, Happy Camp, Hornbrook, Klamath River, Macdoel, Mccloud, Montague, Mount Shasta, Scott Bar, Seiad Valley, Somes Bar, Tulelake, Weed, Yreka

Solano – Benicia, Birds Landing, Dixon, Elmira, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun City, Vacaville, Vallejo

Sonoma – Annapolis, Bodega, Bodega Bay, Boyes Hot Springs, Camp Meeker, Cazadero, Cloverdale, Cotati, Duncans Mills, El Verano, Eldridge, Forestville, Fulton, Geyserville, Glen Ellen, Graton, Guerneville, Healdsburg, Jenner, Kenwood, Monte Rio, Occidental, Penngrove, Petaluma, Rio Nido, Rohnert Park, Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, Sonoma, Stewarts Point, The Sea Ranch, Valley Ford, Villa Grande, Vineburg, Windsor

Stanislaus – Ceres, Crows Landing, Denair, Empire, Hickman, Hughson, Keyes, La Grange, Modesto, Newman, Oakdale, Patterson, Riverbank, Salida, Turlock, Waterford, Westley

Sutter - Live Oak, Meridian, Nicolaus, Pleasant Grove, Rio Oso, Robbins, Sutter, Yuba City

Tehama – Corning, Flournoy, Gerber, Los Molinos, Manton, Mill Creek, Mineral, Paskenta, Paynes Creek, Proberta, Red Bluff, Tehama, Vina

Trinity - Big Bar, Burnt Ranch, Douglas City, Hayfork, Hyampom, Junction City, Lewiston, Mad River, Salyer, Trinity Center, Weaverville, Zenia

Tulare – Alpaugh, Badger, California Hot Springs, Camp Nelson, Cutler, Dinuba, Ducor, Earlimart, Exeter, Farmersville, Goshen, Ivanhoe, Kaweah, Kings Canyon National Park, Lemon Cove, Lindsay, Orosi, Pixley, Porterville, Posey, Richgrove, Sequoia National Park, Springville, Strathmore, Sultana, Terra Bella, Three Rivers, Tipton, Traver, Tulare, Visalia, Waukena, Woodlake, Yettem

Tuolumne - Big Oak Flat, Chinese Camp, Columbia, Groveland, Jamestown, Long Barn, Mi Wuk Village, Moccasin, Pinecrest, Sonora, Soulsbyville, Standard, Strawberry, Tuolumne, Twain Harte

Ventura – Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, Newbury Park, Oak Park, Oak View, Ojai, Oxnard, Piru, Port Hueneme, Santa Paula, Simi Valley, Somis, Thousand Oaks, Ventura, Westlake Village

Yolo – Brooks, Capay, Clarksburg, Davis, Dunnigan, Esparto, Guinda, Knights Landing, Madison, Rumsey, West Sacramento, Winters, Woodland, Yolo, Zamora

Yuba - Browns Valley, Brownsville, Camptonville, Challenge, Dobbins, Marysville, Olivehurst, Oregon House, Rackerby, Strawberry Valley, Wheatland