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Resources in Alameda County

Toll-free phone numbers begin with 1-800, 1-866, 1-877, and 1-888. If you need a   TTY and there is not one listed, you can call 7-1-1. If you have a speech disability, you can use the Speech-to-Speech Relay. Call 1-800-854-7784.


Health care programs and services

Alameda County Social Services Agency
510-263-2420 or 1-888-999-4772 (general information on assistance programs)
510-777-2300 or 1-800-698-1118 (Medi-Cal Center)
Medical and Health webpage
Office locations

Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services - 510-567-8100
1-800-309-2131 (24-hour Crisis Line)
Additional mental health hotlines
Alameda Network of Care for Behavioral Health

Alameda County Public Health Department
1-888-604-4636 (Public Health Clearinghouse)
Alameda County health services (find free or low-cost health care)


Help with health coverage issues

California Consumer Assistance Program
California Help Center - 1-888-466-2219 (free help in many languages or referral to a regional consumer assistance program) 

HICAP (for help with Medicare)
Legal Assistance for Seniors - 1-800-434-0222, 1-800-393-0363 or 510-839-0393

Health Consumer Alliance - Local Health Consumer Center
Bay Area Legal Aid - 1-855-693-7285

County Veterans Service Office
Find the CVSO in your county - 1-844-737-8838 - (for help with veterans health benefits)


Also see the list of helplines and consumer assistance for statewide resources


List updated 3/27/2014

Health Plan Problems?

Call 1-888-466-2219

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