California’s protection & advocacy system
Toll Free 800.776.5746 / TTY 800.719.5798

How to get help


To ask for services anywhere in California, call our toll free number:
800.776.5746 (Voice) 800.719.5798 (TTY) or by sending an email to:

You can also get help by contacting one of our regional offices listed below:


Sacramento Regional Office

800.719.5798 (TTY)
916.504.5800 (Voice)


Bay Area Regional Office

800.649.0154 (TTY)
510.267.1200 (Voice)


Los Angeles Regional Office

800.781.4546 (TTY)
213.213.8000 (Voice)


San Diego Regional Office

800.576.9269 (TTY)
619.239.7861 (Voice)

If you are a regional center client or have a question about regional center services, you may ask for help from the Office of Clients' Rights Advocacy (OCRA) by calling: (Toll- Free) 800.390.7032, (TYY) 877.669.6023 or (Voice) 916.504.5820.

If you are calling on behalf of a patient residing at a Department of State Hospital facility, you may contact the California Office of Patients' Rights by using email: or by calling: 916.504.5810.