If you do not agree with the disposition of your appeal you can ask for a State Hearing and a judge will review your case. You may also request an expedited State Hearing.
You can ask for a State Hearing by phone, electronically, or in writing:
• By phone: Call 1-800-952-5253. If you cannot speak or hear well, please call TTY/TDD 1-800-952-8349.
• Electronically: You may request a State Hearing online. Please visit the California Department of Social Services’ website to complete the electronic form: https://secure.dss.cahwnet.gov/shd/pubintake/cdss-request.aspx
• In writing: Fill out a State Hearing form or send a letter to:
California Department of Social Services
State Hearings Division
P.O. Box 944243, Mail Station 9-17-37
Sacramento, CA 94244-2430
Be sure to include your name, address, telephone number, Date of Birth, and the reason you want a State Hearing. If someone is helping you ask for a State Hearing, add their name, address, and telephone number to the form or letter. If you need an interpreter, tell us what language you speak. You will not have to pay for an interpreter. We will get you one.