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Former Foster Youth your Health Care is free until Age 26!

The Affordable Care Act requires states to provide young people under 26 with free health care if they were in foster care at age 18 or older. There is no open enrollment period for Medi-Cal and you can apply anytime of the year. Apply Now


California's Child Welfare Continuum of Care Reform

  A report to the California Legislature
  AB 403
  AB 403 Fact Sheet  


IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, LET US NO!

Call our telephone hotline at 1-844-LET US NO (1-844-538-8766) to file a complaint regarding a State licensed child care or community care facility. More information 

Adoptee, Birth Parents, Siblings of Adoptees

Are you looking for one another? We can help!    
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Save Our Water

The Department is one of twelve departments and one board under the umbrella of the
California Health and Human Services Agency CHHS.

DCSS | CSD | DDS | CDA | EMSA | DHCS | MRMIB | DSH | DPH | DOR | OSHPD | CDSS