- Surviving individuals who were sterilized at or while living in state-run hospitals, homes and institutions from 1909 through 1979; or
- Survivors of forced or involuntary sterilizations in California state prisons or other correctional facilities while in custody of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation after 1979.
ELIGIBILITY DOES NOT IMPACT:
- Your Medicaid, Social Security, Food Assistance, or other federal or state benefits.
- Compensation will NOT be considered for community property, child support, restitutions or a money judgment.
APPLYING FOR COMPENSATION IS COMPLETELY CONFIDENTIAL.
If you or anyone you know was affected please visit victims.ca.gov/fiscp for more information.
California’s Forced California’s Forced Involuntary Sterilization Compensation Program (CA FISCP) was advocated for and co-sponsored by Back to the Basics Community Empowerment (B2B), California Coalition for Women Prisoners (CCWP), California Latinas for Reproductive Justice (CLRJ), and the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF) in collaboration with the Belly of the Beast filmmakers and team.