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Children’s Health Outreach Coordinator:  Wendy Abasolo

(707) 465-1984

Del Norte Community Health Center
550 E Washington St
Crescent City, CA 95531

CaliforniaKids Healthcare Foundation was founded in 1992 with the mission to provide uninsured children access to basic health care services.

CaliforniaKids is an independent non-profit organization that provides premium-subsidized, comprehensive preventive and primary health care services to children ages 2 through 18.

CaliforniaKids is a broad-based community program partnering with corporations, private industry, foundations, health care providers, and community organizations.

CaliforniaKids has served more than 65,000 children who are not eligible for government-sponsored health care programs and whose parents cannot afford the cost of private medical insurance.

CaliforniaKids partners with community organizations to identify and enroll eligible children.

Once enrolled, a child receives an Identification Card that entitles him/her to coverage.

CaliforniaKids has contracted over 1,000 health care providers and 80% of the pharmacies throughout California.

The program is subsidized by corporations, foundations, and individuals. A monthly shared- premium payment is required of participating families. In addition, co-payments ranging from $5-$50 are required at the time services are rendered.

Program Summary

CaliforniaKids provides low cost primary health care coverage for uninsured children ages 2 through 18 (including undocumented and emancipated youth). This program has limited availability. Call the number below for more information.

Who is eligible?

  • Children 2 through 18 who are not eligible for full-scope, No-Cost Medi-Cal or other state assistance programs for health care, such as Healthy Families, or who cannot afford private insurance.
    • Children 2 through 18: up to 250% FPL ($50,000 for a family of four)
    • Foster children 18-19: up to 300% FPL ($60,000 for a family of four)
  • No citizenship requirements.
  • Children may be enrolled in California Children's Services for specialty care and be eligible for CaliforniaKids for basic outpatient services.
  • Families are not required to provide social security numbers or immigration status information.

What are the benefits?

  • Comprehensive preventive and primary care coverage: medical office visits, dental and vision care, prescription drugs, mental health services, needed lab tests, and 24 hour access to advice nurses by phone.
  • Hospitalizations and major surgery are not covered.

How much does it cost?

  • $15/child per month, with a maximum fee of $45/family per month.
  • Co-payments ranging from $5-$25 are required at the time services are rendered.
  • $25 one time application fee per family.

To apply

  • Call 818-755-9700 to have a mail-in application sent to you or for a list of providers in your area.
  • You may also apply at places around the community such as child care centers, clinics, schools, group homes, and other child-serving organizations. Please visit the website for more information.


This site is intended as a resource to provide Sutter Coast Hospital Patients better access to free or low cost medical coverage. For more help and information contact:


Debbie Youtsey - Patient Services - Sutter Coast Hospital

800 E. Washington Blvd. PO Box 2009 Crescent City CA 95531

Phone: (707)464-8960      Fax: (707)464-8839