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Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

Seniors are adults 65 years of age and older. Persons with disabilities include both children and adults with a disability that meet the Social Security Administration (SSA) disability standard.

Basic Eligibility Requirements
  • You must reside in California.
  • You must provide verification of income and other necessary information if requested. 
  • There are additional requirements for each program below.
The Following Programs are Available to Assist Seniors and Persons with Disabilities:
Senior couple posing at home.
Frequently Asked Questions
Apply On-Line with BenefitsCal

The easiest and quickest way is to apply for Medi-Cal online at BenefitsCal.

Apply By Phone
You can apply by phone. Call the Customer Service Center (CSC) (866) 613-3777 to have an application mailed to you.

Apply In Person
You can apply In person at any Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) District Office or outreach site.
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