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Medi-Cal enrollment is available year round. You can enroll your child online, over the phone, or in person. Learn more about the options below. Your child will be enrolled in restricted-scope Medi-Cal until the expansion goes into effect on May 16, 2016.

  • Find In-Person Help

For in-person help, visit or call (855) 899-7587. To find in-person enrollment help in your county, download this enrollment assistance directory created by California Coverage and Health Initiatives.

  • Apply Online


To apply online, visit Complete your application online or print and mail.

You can call Covered California directly to apply at 1(800) 300-1506.
  • Call 211


California’s 2-1-1 Information and Referral Service connects families to needed benefits by providing timely, effective access to accurate and comprehensive information and referral for families, including health coverage. 2-1-1 is available 24/7, provides bilingual services, and is free.