Jan 08, 2012 0 Share

California Roadmap


Map of California with magnifying glass.
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STOP 1

At Age 16

STOP 2

At Age 17

  • Read our article on Guardianship.
  • Read our articles on Finances, Public and Private.
  • Apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Even if your child receives SSI now, he will have to re-apply at age 18.
  • Contact Medi-Cal (California's Medicaid system) to find out if your child will qualify for Medicaid upon turning 18 and if so, begin application process.

STOP 3

One Year Before High School Graduation

STOP 4

At Age 21

All Along the Way