Where to Call for Services

The California Department of Aging (CDA) does not provide direct services. CDA contracts with Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) that coordinate a wide array of services to seniors and adults with disabilities at the community level and serve as the focal point for local aging concerns. To locate the AAA in your area, click here or call 1-800-510-2020.

Long-Term Care Ombudsman CRISISline

The CRISISline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-231-4024 to receive complaints from residents residing in long-term care facilities.

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) Information Line for Medicare Questions

HICAP serves current Medicare beneficiaries and those planning for future health and long-term care needs. HICAP counseling is confidential and free of charge. Call your local HICAP at 1-800-434-0222

Eldercare Locator

Call 1-800-677-1116 for information on services for seniors or adults with disabilities who live outside California.

Contact CDA

California Department of Aging
1300 National Drive, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95834-1992

Public Line: (916) 419-7500
Director's Office: (916) 419-7502
Fax: (916) 928-2267
TTY: (800) 735-2929

Updated April 15, 2019