Medical Programs and Benefits:
Asylees, Refugees, SIVs and T-visa holders that meet income thresholds are eligible for Full Scope no-cost or low-cost Medi-Cal (health insurance coverage) Apply online: www.MyBenefitsCalWIN.org
Medi-Cal (Health Insurance), CalFresh (Food Assistance) and/or CalWORKS (Cash & Employment Assistance). Once you have applied for a Social Security Number you may apply for these programs all at once online at www.mybenefitscalwin.org OR apply by phone at the numbers listed below.
After you apply You will receive a Notice of Action (NOA) or a Request for Information within 30-45 days. The Notice of Action will inform you of your benefits and list each eligible individual in your household. If more information is needed you will receive a Request for Information. Respond quickly to avoid delays. To speak with someone or follow up you can also call the Human Services Agency Office for your county:
- San Francisco county: 415-558-4700
- San Mateo county: 1-800-223-8383 HSAQuestions@smcgov.org
- Marin county: 877-410-8817
If you disagree with the eligibility decision, you may call 1-800-223-8383 for an explanation or you may file for a State Hearing by completing the back of your Notice of Action.
Once you have been approved for Medi-Cal, you will receive a Benefits Identification Card (BIC) in the mail.
|Medi-Cal health insurance||415-863-9892|
Health Care Access: A Guide to Health Care
Programs in San Francisco [PDF]
|1 (800) 288-5555
1 (415) 547-7800
|Healthy San Francisco||415-701-2311|
|International Rescue Committee||510-452-8222|
|San Francisco Health Plan||415-777-9992|
NICOS Chinese Health Coalition
NICOS Chinese Health Coalition provides enrollment
assistance for Covered CA and Medi-Cal in San Francisco.
Our assisters and can speak English, Cantonese, Mandarin
and Vietnamese. Please call our main line at (415) 788-6426
to schedule an appointment.
|Human Service Agency||415-557-5723|