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735-Other State Agencies


The Department of Heath Care Services investigates complaints about discrimination in medical services or personal mistreatment relative to discriminatory practices. Convalescent homes that accept Medi-Cal and Medicaid patients and who practice discrimination should be reported to Department of Health Services.

Department of Health Care Services

Office of Civil Rights


The US Department of Health and Human Services is at the Federal level for administration of health care programs. Consumers can call for instructions on how to file a complaint if they are discriminated against by welfare, health agencies, or hospitals because of race, origin, age, or handicap.

US Department of Health and Human Services

Civil Rights Office

90 7th Street, Suite 4-100

San Francisco, CA 94103

(415) 437-8310

(415) 437-8329 fax

(800) 368-1019


The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization which investigates discrimination, harassment, or violation of rights of the elderly minors, and minorities, gender-based or racial issues, sexual orientation issues to protect individual liberties.

American Civil Liberties Union

1313 W. 8th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90017

(213) 977-9500


American Civil Liberties Union

39 Drumm Street

San Francisco, CA 94111-4805

(415) 621-2493

(415) 255-1478 Fax

(415) 621-2488 Advice line, M-F 10-3



Department of Health Services

Licensing and Certification Division

7801 Folsom Boulevard, Suite 200

Sacramento, CA 95826

(800) 554-0354

(916) 229-3400

(916) 229-3465 Fax


Department of Health Services

Nursing Home Administrator Program

1615 Capital Mall, Suite 3202

Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 552-8780

(916) 552-8777 Fax

Department of Aging

Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

1300 National Drive, Suite 200

Sacramento, CA 95834

(916) 419-7500

(800) 735-2929

(916) 928-2267 Fax