Health Access for Young Children
SLO County Help Me Grow (SLO HMG) provides support navigating and accessing health care services for young children. Services are free for any child ages birth through 5 years old who is a SLO County resident. Call 805-440-1878 or visit https://slohelpmegrow.org/
Families can enroll in Medi-Cal online at www.mybenefitscalwin.org, or by visiting a SLO County Department of Social Services office: www.slocounty.ca.gov/Departments/Social-Services/Our-Locations.aspx.
To learn more about applying for Medi-Cal: https://www.cencalhealth.org/explore-cencal-health/how-to-apply/
Covered CA enrollment is at www.coveredca.com.
The Access Support Network, Community Health Centers of the Central Coast, and CAPSLO are certified enrollment counselors and can help with Medi-Cal and Covered CA applications, free of charge.
Many Family Resource Centers provide enrollment assistance, as well. For additional help, contact the applicable Family Resource Center: https://sloparents.org/slo-frc-directory/
Provided by SLO County Public Health, health care navigation is a service that helps SLO County residents get access to the health care they need.
Whether an individual does or doesn't have health insurance, or isn't sure what to do next, contact the Health Care Access and Navigation staff for a free, confidential evaluation at 805-781-4838. Learn more and find a Contact Form here.
Contact an advocate or staff member at a Family Resource Center for support with non-medical needs such as food, clothing, shelter, parent education and navigating social services.
A full listing of Family Resource Centers in San Luis Obispo County can be found here: https://sloparents.org/slo-frc-directory/