Languages

Please see below, or visit the DHCS website for information regarding language access.

Non-Discrimination Policy and Language Access

Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. DHCS does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

DHCS:
  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
  • Qualified sign language interpreters
  • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
  • Qualified interpreters
  • Information written in other languages

If you need these services, contact Michele Villados, Deputy Director of the Office of Civil Rights, at (916) 440-7370, 711 (California State Relay), Email: CivilRights@dhcs.ca.gov.

If you believe that DHCS has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with:
Michele Villados, Deputy Director of the Office of Civil Rights
Department of Health Care Services,Office of Civil Rights
PO Box 997413, MS 0009
Sacramento, CA 95899-7413
(916) 440-7370, 711 (California State Relay)
 You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Michele Villados, Deputy Director of the Office of Civil Rights, is available to help you.
You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal or by mail or phone at:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue SW.
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, DC 20201
1-800-868-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD).

Language Access

English
العربية (Arabic)
Հայերեն (Armenian)
ខ្មែរ (Cambodian)
中国 (Chinese)
فارسی (Farsi)
हिंदी (Hindi)
Hmoob (Hmong)
日本語 (Japanese)
ລາວ (Laotian)
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ (Punjabi)
Русский (Russian)
Español (Spanish)
Tagalog (Tagalog - Filipino)
ภาษาไทย (Thai)
Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)