CMSP serves 35 counties in California. Apply to receive CMSP benefits through the county social services department/ human services agency in the county where you live. You must be determined ineligible for Medi-Cal benefits first. Contact information for each CMSP county’s social services department/ human services agency is below.
Additionally, you can start the application process for medical benefits online through BenefitsCal for most CMSP counties (except Solano, Sonoma, or Yolo Counties). If you live in Solano, Sonoma, or Yolo Counties – you can start the application process for medical benefits online through My Benefits CalWIN.
When you apply for CMSP, you will be told what information to provide so that the county may determine your eligibility. You will be asked to provide a variety of information such as Social Security numbers for everyone you are applying for, three current pay stubs or some other form of earned income verification, award letters or other form of verification of income such as State Disability, Unemployment Insurance Benefits, Workers’ Compensation payments, etc. You will also be required to verify your resources with bank statements, verification of stocks, bonds, mutual funds, etc. Depending on your circumstances you may be required to provide other items.