Public Health Department (PHD)


A U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien who resides in California, is aged 21-64, and who meets income limits may be eligible for Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) Medi-Cal, otherwise known as “ObamaCare” Medi-Cal.

Each SBCPHD Health Care Center has Certified Application Counsellors available to assist and/or submit an application for MAGI Medi-Cal or Covered California. Individuals do not have to be a Public Health patient and all assistance is provided free of charge. Health Care Center locations and phone numbers can be found at Health Care Center Locations.



Benefits and Referral Center - 300 N San Antonio Rd,  Room B100, Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Telephone: (805) 681-5393 * FAX: (805) 681-5424