Hearing Request

Clients of government-funded aid programs may request a fair hearing if they are dissatisfied with an action taken in their case.

Request a State Hearing

Clients of state and federally funded aid programs, such as CalWORKs, CalFresh, Medi-Cal, and In-Home Supportive Services, can apply for an administrative fair hearing if they are dissatisfied with an action taken in their case.

You may request a fair hearing:

  • By phone: California Department of Social Services at (800) 952-5253 or
  • By mail: HSA Appeals Unit at S600, P.O. Box 7988, San Francisco, CA 94120-7988.

Request a CAAP Hearing

County Adult Assistance Program (CAAP) clients may request a fair hearing to appeal the withholding, discontinuance or denial of benefits or the recoupment of overpayments.

You may request a fair hearing:

  • By phone:  (415) 558-1177 (24 hours) or  
  • By mail:  CAAP Fair Hearings #WS20, P.O. Box 7988, San Francisco, CA 94120