To apply for Medi-Cal, go to the Application Assistance Center at 1919 Senter Road in San Jose. The center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., no appointment is necessary. You can call the center at (408) 271-5500 to have an application mailed to you (which you can fill out and mail in) or get forms online. Staff members speak English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Cambodian and Mandarin.
If you are interested in applying for health insurance for your children, call the Children's Health Initiative information line at 1-888-244-5222. Bi-lingual staff will answer questions and help you get your children insured through Medi-Cal, Healthy Families or Healthy Kids.