There are many organizations that can help you understand health insurance options, including programs like Medi-Cal and Covered California.
Medi-Cal provides free or low-cost health coverage for CA residents and their families, who are low-income or receive SSI or SSDI. The easiest way to apply for Medi-Cal coverage is visiting the YOUR BENEFITS NOW website and completing an application. - search for local offices near you below.
Covered CA may be able to help pay for insurance for you and your family. - search for local offices near you below.
There are some programs that provide in home healthcare services for children with special needs. - search for local resources near you below.
There are some agencies that provide equipment and aids for children with special needs. - search for local resources near you below.
Developmental assessments help parents understand if their child is meeting appropriate milestones. - search for local resources near you below.
If you or your child have an emergency, Dial 9-1-1
If you have a sick child, call your doctor. - search for Community Clinics or Health Care Centers near you below.
When your Doctor’s Office or Clinic is closed, there are Urgent Care Centers that are open after office hours. You can walk in for treatment. - search for an Urgent Care Center near you below.
If you are not sure whether you should go to the Emergency Room or call your doctor, there are nurse advice lines that can answer your health care questions. search for available advice lines below.
Mama’s Neighborhood is a program through the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) to help both first-time moms, as well as mothers of multiple children. The program provides prenatal care and health coordination to help babies be born at full term, healthy birth weight, and continue on the pathway of healthy outcomes. Click here to access a referral form for the program. Click the button for a listing of the DHS locations that have this program.