Contact Us

The California Department of Aging does not provide direct services. CDA contracts with and oversees the local Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) that coordinate a wide array of services to seniors and adults with disabilities.

Direct Service Contacts

Area Agencies on Aging

Find Services In My County

Find services in your area by locating your AAA.

Senior Information Line

Call 1-800-510-2020

This toll-free statewide telephone number links older Californians and their caregivers to information and assistance in their own area. Calls are automatically routed to the appropriate AAA.

Long-Term Care Ombudsman CRISISline

Call 1-800-231-4024

This CRISISline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to receive complaints from residents residing in long-term care facilities.

Medicare Questions

Call 1-800-434-0222

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) serves current Medicare beneficiaries and those planning for future health and long-term care needs. HICAP counseling is confidential and free of charge. Calls are automatically routed to the appropriate HICAP.

Outside California

Call 1-800-677-1116
Eldercare Locator

For information on services for seniors or adults with disabilities who live outside California.

State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP)

For one-on-one insurance counseling and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries, their families, friends, and caregivers.

CDA Contacts

Department Address

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

Department Phone Numbers

Name Numbers
Public Line Phone (916) 419-7500
FAX (916) 928-2267
TTY (800) 735-2929
Director's Office Phone (916) 419-7502
FAX (916) 928-2267
Legislation and Public Affairs Phone (916) 419-7500
FAX (916) 928-2267
Administration Division Phone (916) 419-7517
FAX (916) 928-2504
Long-Term Care and Aging Services Division Phone (916) 419-7540
FAX (916) 928-2506
Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Phone (916) 419-7510
FAX (916) 928-2503

Public Records Act Request

Name Contact Information
Mailing Address California Department of Aging
Attention: Public Records Act Request
1300 National Drive, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95834-1992
Fax (916) 928-2267
Email Submit a Public Records Request
Additional Information Public Records Request