Contact Our Benefits Team & Partners

  • For questions regarding benefits and/or eligibility, please feel free to reach out to your assigned Benefits Representative below:

    For Active Employees with Last Names beginning:


    A – EM           Ana M Ponce           510-879-2492



    EN – LA         Sherri Houchins       510-879-8948  (Benefits for Retirees & COBRA   A – L)



    LE – RI          Rosanna Lopez         510-879-8964  (Benefits for Retirees & COBRA   M – Z)



    RO – Z         Danielle Newton      510-879-0851

    OUSD Talent Division  510-879-0202  Talent Webpage
    Coordinator, Benefits Management: Brenda Beaugard
    Delta Dental Insurance Home
    Customer Service: (866) 499-3001
    Claims Address:
    Delta Dental of California
    PO Box 997330
    Sacramento, CA 95899-7330
    VSP(R) Vision Care
    Customer Service: 800-877-7195

    Claims Address:
    Attn: Claims Services
    PO Box 385018
    Birmingham, AL 35238-5018
    Sutter Health Plus
    Customer Service: 855-315-5800
    Customer Service: 800-464-4000
    Claims address:
    PO: 261130
    Plano, TX 75026

    The Hartford
    Ability Assist Counseling Services
    For access via the phone, please dial: (800) 964-3577
    To create your own personal username and password, visit:
    The company ID is HLF902
    Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare, Dependent Care, Commuter Parking & Transit
    Customer Service: 800-950-0105

    For Frequently Asked Questions, please visit:

    To set up your account once you have enrolled through OUSD, please visit:

Office Hours & Location

  • 8:40 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Monday - Friday
    510-879-0202 - PH
    510-879-0228 - FAX 
    1000 Broadway, Suite 150 
    Oakland CA 94607