Resources in Merced County
Toll-free phone numbers begin with 1-800, 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
Merced County Department of Public Health
Clinic services and other programs
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)
Merced County Area Agency on Aging -1-800-434-0222 or 209-385-7550
Health Consumer Alliance – Local Health Consumer Center
Central California Legal Services – 1-800-675-8001
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.
Last updated 10/24/2018