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Congress of California Seniors

www.seniors.org

800-543-3352

Advocacy, education, health, housing, long-term care resources, elder abuse, older adult consumer issues

Foundation Aiding the Elderly

www.4fate.org

916-481-8558

Advocacy, patient and family rights, service referrals, care planning

Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC)

www.dmhc.ca.gov

DMHC’s Help Center is available to explain health care rights and help individuals understand how to use their health care benefits

The California Health and Human Services Agency

www.chhs.ca.gov

This agency oversees departments, boards, and offices that provide a wide range of health care services, social services, mental health services, alcohol and drug treatment services, public health services, income assistance, and services to people with disabilities.

The Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board (MRMIB)

www.mrmib.ca.gov

The Board is dedicated to improving the health of California by increasing access to affordable, comprehensive and quality health care coverage.

The Office of the Patient Advocate

www.opa.ca.gov

Coordinates, provides assistance to and collects data from state health care consumer assistance call centers.

The California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR)

www.rehab.cahwnet.gov

An employment and independent living resource for people with disabilities.

California Department of Veteran Affairs

www.calvet.ca.gov

Veterans can visit this website to learn about the state and federal benefits they are entitled to receive and how to claim them.

The California Department of Aging (CDA)

www.aging.ca.gov

Administers programs that serve older adults, adults with disabilities, family caregivers, and residents in long-term care facilities throughout the State

The California Commission on Aging (CCoA)

www.ccoa.ca.gov

The Commission serves as "the principal advocate in the state on behalf of older individuals, including, but not limited to, advisory participation in the consideration of all legislation and regulations made by state and federal departments and agencies relating to programs and services that affect older individuals."

California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)

www.dhcs.ca.gov

The mission of the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is to provide Californians with access to affordable, high-quality health care, including medical, dental, mental health, substance use disorder services, and long-term services and supports.

California Department of Education

cde.ca.gov

1-800-543-7793

Helps families find child care, recruit and train child care providers and collect data from parents and providers

California Department of Social Services

cdss.ca.gov

1-877-846-1602

Services to help needy and vulnerable children and adults

Children’s Home Society of California

chs-ca.org

213-240-5900

Child care and development services

Child Care Links

childcarelinks.org

925-417-8733

Child care referrals and assistance

Single Mother Guide

singlemotherguide.com

Many social services including child care

Aid for Single Mothers

aidforsinglemothers.net

Social services including child care

Child Care Resource and Referral Network

rrnetwork.org

415.882.0234

Information and Assistance on Child Care

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