IMPORTANT: Changes to Medi-Cal rules are coming! Medi-Cal will be available to all people who are 50 years of age or older who meet all Medi-Cal eligibility criteria, and immigration status will not matter. These changes will also let people keep more property and qualify for Medi-Cal. Go to or call the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services at 1-866-613-3777.

Los Angeles Area Civil Unrest - Service Updates for L.A. Care Members

L.A. Care wants our members, colleagues, staff and residents to know that our thoughts are with you. We would like to offer the following service information to L.A. Care members who were impacted by the recent civil unrest in and around the Los Angeles area.



L.A. Care will help members fill prescriptions early or fill them at an out-of-network pharmacy if their medications were lost or their regular pharmacy is shut down due to the civil unrest.

If you know of another L.A. Care member in need, please let them know this service is available to them. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays for emergency or urgent situations. Please contact us at one of the following numbers for further assistance:


For people with a hearing impairment, assistance is available through the 711 relay service.



If you are a member whose planned medical transportation could be impacted by the civil unrest currently active in and around Los Angeles County, we will accommodate changes to your existing reservation. In addition, we will waive the advanced notice requirement to allow you to reschedule for a future date or alternative facility. Call L.A. Care to request a change to your existing reservation:


For people with a hearing impairment, assistance is available through the 711 relay service.


Health Care Providers

L.A. Care understands that during this time some members may have to seek out-of-network services. This may happen if a member's usual provider is unable to work because the facility is shut down, or the provider is directly impacted by the civil unrest.

For guidance in this situation, please call one of the following numbers:


For people with a hearing impairment, assistance is available through the 711 relay service.


Mental Health

L.A. Care provides mental health services through Beacon Health Services and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.

For information about counseling related to stress or grief, please call:


Visit L.A. Care's Behavioral Health Services for more information.

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If you need help with other issues, L.A. Care Community Link is a useful tool to connect you to community agencies and government programs in your area. L.A. Care Community Link can show you local services for essentials like food, unemployment, housing and financial assistance.

Go to L.A. Care Community Link