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Resources in Los Angeles 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

Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services
1-877-597-4777 (request an application for Medi-Cal or other programs)
DPSS health care homepage
Medi-Cal office locations

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health 
1-800-854-7771 (ACCESS Center and 24-Hour Crisis Line)
County services information
DMH service locator

Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
DHS system of hospitals and clinics

 

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 (help with Medicare)
Center for Health Care Rights - 1-800-434-0222, 1-800-824-0780 or 213-383-4519

Health Consumer Alliance - Local Health Consumer Center
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County - 1-800-896-3202

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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