The goal of Medi-Cal is to respond to the health care coverage needs of growing numbers of uninsured individuals, and to address the need of supplemental coverage for individuals whose insurance premiums and deductibles are too costly.

How to apply for Medi-Cal


You may apply online for Medi-Cal using the C4Yourself website.


San Benito County Health and Human Services Agency is located at:

Health and Human Services Agency
1111 San Felipe Road, Suite 206
Hollister, CA  95023

About the Program

In California, each county is responsible for administering Medi-Cal eligibility and for interpreting state regulations.  In general, individuals who are eligible for Medi-Cal benefits are low income or have limited means to pay for the cost of health care.

Program Requirements

  • Age 65 or older
  • Meet Social Security’s definition of a blind or disabled individual
  • Families with children may qualify as long as deprivation exist such as meeting one of the following criteria:
    • Absent parent
    • Incapacitated parent (disabled more than 30 days, but not permanent)
    • Disabled parent
    • Deceased parent
    • Primary wage earner working less than 100 hours or income less than 100% of federal poverty level
  • Children under the age of 21
  • Pregnant women

Covered Services

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription


Public Assistance Division

1111 San Felipe Road-Suite 206
Hollister, CA  95023

(831) 636-4180

Fax: (831) 637-9754

TDD/TTY:  (831) 634-4969


Mon-Fri  8AM – 5PM

Deputy Director

Cynthia Larca

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