How To Apply

If you are ready to start an application for health care coverage, please follow the steps below.

Select a Plan

apply1Need Help?

If at any time, you would like help, call the Member Services department at 510-747-4567, or toll-free at 1-877-932-2738, CRS/TTY: 711 or 1-800-735-2929, Monday  - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.



You can apply in person, by mail, over the phone, or online. Eligibility and enrollment services are provided by the Alameda County Social Services Agency.

apply2In Person

If you wish to apply in person, you may go to one of the Alameda County Social Services Agency public contact offices Monday through Friday between 8:30 am and noon and from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

By Mail

To apply for Medi-Cal by mail, please call 510-777-2300 or 1-800-698-1118 to request a Medi-Cal mail-in application and instruction booklet.


To apply for Medi-Cal online, please click onto the following Benefits CalWIN link:

Get Help

To get free help with your Medi-Cal application, please call:

Medi-Cal Client Advocate

Alliance Group Care

For Alliance Group Care eligibility and applications, please contact the Alameda County Public Authority for In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) at 510-577-3551.