Former Foster Youth (FFY) Program

Young adults who were in foster care at age 18 or older may be eligible for the Medi-Cal program for former foster youth (FFY) until age 26 regardless of income. DHCS is working with county human services agencies, Covered California (CoveredCA), advocates, the California Department of Social Services (CDSS), and other interested parties to identify and provide Medi-Cal coverage to all eligible FFY.


Former Foster Youth

Get information about receiving Medi-Cal coverage until age 26 regardless of income and how to apply for the FFY program. 

Counties & Service Providers

Find guidance on policy, notices of action, information letters, flyers, and information about county liaison calls.


DHCS works in partnership with interested individuals, agencies, and organizations to identify and provide coverage to all eligible FFY . 


Learn more about the FFY Program with data related to the FFY in California.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to frequently asked questions about Medi-Cal eligibility and enrollment for current and  FFY.

About Us

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Last modified date: 3/23/2021 3:54 PM