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Young Adult Expansion

Now more young adults qualify for Medi-Cal!

Effective January 1, 2020, full scope Medi-Cal expanded to the young adult population. This includes young adults who are between the ages of 19-25. Young adults who do not have satisfactory immigration status or are unable to show proof of United States Citizenship now qualify for Medi-Cal.

Apply Today!

  • Online. Visit C4Yourself to apply for benefits. This is a secure site, and all your information will be safe.
  • By phone. Call the Kern County Department of Human Services at 661.631.6807 or 877.410.8812 to see if you qualify for Medi-Cal.
  • In person. Talk to the Kern County Department of Human Services, doctor, clinic or visit a Family Resource Center in your community. Many of these offices have staff available who can help you apply.

Learn more about how to apply at the following websites:
Clinica Sierra Vista Health Insurance Assistance Program
OMNI Family Health Patient Navigation and Eligibility Services
Community Health Initiative of Kern County – Health Insurance


More helpful information:

Community Health Initiative of Kern County Flyer (English and Spanish)

State of California Website