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California Health Departments

The California Department of Health can provide you with valuable health information and with information about nutrition and other California programs that can help with raising a child. Below we have provided the website link and contact information for the California Department of Health.

Health Departments in California

California Department of Health

Department of Health Care Services
Contact: (916) 445-4171

Contact: MCI from TDD 1 (800) 735-2929
MCI from voice telephone 1 (800) 735-2922

Contact: Sprint from TDD 1 (800) 877-5378 
Sprint from voice telephone 1 (800) 877-5379

Health Departments in Other States

Click here to find health departments in other states

Additional Areas of Interest

California Child Health Insurance Program can provide free health insurance to families and children who qualify.

California Child Nutrition Programs, through the cooperation of the U.S. federal and state governments, provide access to child nutrition information and they provide free and low-cost food.

California State Child Welfare Department can provide you with information about foster care, adoption and parenting.

California State Department of Education in each state can give you information about special early intervention programs and about school nutrition programs.

California State Adoption Contacts can put you in touch with the child adoption specialists and child adoption program in each state.

Please visit our home page to read about our commitment to assist you, pregnant women and birth parents.