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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

California State Government Employees Automated Phone Information System

This information will help you use the SDI automated phone system. Before you dial our toll-free 800 numbers, please take time to review this information.

For Claim and General Information for State Employee Non-Industrial Disability Insurance (NDI), Disability Insurance (DI), and Paid Family Leave (PFL)

NOTE: The number you have called is for state employee claims only and anyone who has already been identified as an EDD employee relative or a friend through an initial claim. Our representatives can only access state employee and identified EDD employee relative or friend’s claims. You must, also, be a member of the Public Employees' Retirement System, PERS, the State Teacher's Retirement System, STRS, a State Officer, or an employee of the Legislature. EDD employee relatives or friends do not need to be affiliated with any state entity or organization.

Special instructions or announcements may be played prior to the main menu. A brief description of menu items will then be provided. If you know the selection you want, you can press the number to bypass the main menu recording.

The Main Menu options are:

Mondays (all day) and weekdays between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. are our busiest calling times. For faster service you can call outside of these hours.

At any time while using the automated phone system you may:

Press 9 to return to the previous menu.

Press the star key (*) to repeat the menu.