California Answering Service

Welcome to our California answering service, where we proudly provide outstanding phone communication solutions tailored to the culture and business environment of The Golden State. Whether your business is based in San Jose, Santa Monica, San Diego or anywhere else in California, you can trust Responsive Answering Care to represent your business with the utmost care and professionalism. 

24/7 Answering Service for California

Our comprehensive suite of answering services includes:

24/7 Live Answering Service, including after-hours, weekends, nights, and holiday coverage

Virtual Receptionist

Call Screening

Appointment Scheduling

Dispatching Services

Message Taking and Delivery

Bilingual English and Spanish Answering Service

When you partner with a California live answering service, you can count on:

  • 24 / 7 Availability: Our round-the-clock schedule ensures that your California business is always accessible to its callers. When you or your receptionist take a lunch break, take care of other tasks, or leave for the day, our live answering agents step in to provide consistent coverage to your callers.
  • Local California Acumen: We are very familiar with California’s culture and business environment. Our agents greet each caller with a professional and welcoming greeting, setting the tone for a positive interaction.
  • Bilingual Agents: We provide a 24/7 bilingual answering service to our clients in industries ranging from irrigation to transportation, from medical to legal, so that language is never a barrier for your callers. 28% of California residents speak Spanish, and our operators are ready to answer every call, whether the callers prefer English or Spanish
  • Community Commitment: We’re proud to play an active role in supporting California’s local business community. Our dedication to improving caller experiences mirrors the state’s famous culture of innovation and community involvement.
  • Personalized Call Answering Solutions: We know that no two California businesses are the same, which is why our services can be customized to meet the distinct requirements of your business. Whether it’s call handling or appointment scheduling, we offer a range of options to align with your business goals, brand voice, and industry.

Our goal is to support the success of your business while delivering exceptional customer experiences that reflect the famous spirit of California.

Industries We Answer For

Responsive Answering Service is available to support businesses in all of The Golden State’s key industries, including:

  • Medical: Our HIPAA-compliant medical answering services were created specifically for busy doctors and physician offices. We expertly take care of medical inquiries, appointment scheduling, and urgent calls, ensuring that patients receive prompt and accurate assistance.
  • Legal: For law firms, we offer call screening, legal intake, lead qualification, mass torts, and appointment scheduling services, ensuring that clients receive prompt and professional assistance even when attorneys are in court or attending to other client matters.
  • Real Estate: Real estate professionals are notoriously busy, with unpredictable schedules. Our answering service supports them by handling property inquiries, appointment scheduling, and providing information to potential buyers and sellers.
  • Property Management: Tenant inquiries, maintenance requests, and emergency calls don’t wait for business hours. Our 24/7 answering team is prepared to handle property management calls promptly whenever these situations occur, improving tenant satisfaction.
  • HVAC: Utilizing our HVAC answering service ensures your business remains accessible to customers 24/7. Capture emergency service requests and potential leads beyond your standard business hours, maximizing your opportunities for growth and customer satisfaction.
  • Plumbing: Plumbing emergencies can happen at any time, including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Our team is here to answer every call, so you can be available to your new and existing customers without missing a beat.
  • Construction and Contractors: Construction sites are noisy, making it difficult to talk on the phone. Our construction answering service handles inbound calls, so you can focus on other business matters while we speak with your callers.
  • Funeral Homes: We are dedicated to maintaining the dignity and respect every family deserves, offering around-the-clock availability during challenging moments.
  • Travel & Hospitality: Travel can be unpredictable these days, but our answering service is something you can count on. Whether facing unexpected challenges or seeking assistance with travel plans, our goal is to ensure travelers experience seamless journeys from start to finish.
  • Financial: Our team strictly adheres to stringent privacy and compliance regulations, ensuring peace of mind for both your institution and your clients. No call goes unanswered as we maintain the highest standards of confidentiality.
  • Government: We offer telephone answering services to local, state and federal government agencies 24 / 7, enhancing public service and responsiveness. 
  • Energy & Utility: When your customers call in with billing inquiries, outage reports, or service requests, our answering service helps maintain customer satisfaction.
  • Transportation: Responsive specializes in handling calls for the transportation industry, spanning from limousines to car rentals and everything in between. 
  • Charity & Non-Profits: We help charities and nonprofits foster deeper connections with supporters, ensuring goodwill and maximizing fundraising efforts.

California Area Codes We Answer For 

Whether you run a plumbing business in Fresno, a busy dental practice in Los Angeles, or a law firm in Silicon Valley, our answering service is ready to cater to your business’s needs. Regardless of which part of California your business is located in, our dedicated answering service agents are familiar with the unique requirements of your industry. 

We answer calls from every area code in California, including: 

209: Central Valley, Stockton area.

213: Downtown Los Angeles.

310: West Los Angeles, beach cities.

323: Central Los Angeles.

408: San Jose, Silicon Valley.

415: San Francisco, Marin County.

424: Overlay for 310, West LA.

442: Overlay for 760, High Desert.

510: Oakland, East Bay area.

530: Northern California, Sacramento area.

559: Fresno, Central Valley.

562: Long Beach, southeastern LA.

619: San Diego, South Bay.

626: Pasadena, San Gabriel Valley.

628: Overlay for 415, San Francisco.

650: Peninsula, Silicon Valley.

657: Overlay for 714, Orange County.

661: Bakersfield, northern LA.

669: Overlay for 408, San Jose.

707: North Bay, Santa Rosa.

714: Orange County, Anaheim.

747: Overlay for 818, San Fernando Valley.

760: High Desert, Palm Springs.

805: Central Coast, Ventura County.

818: San Fernando Valley.

820: Overlay for 805, Central Coast.

831: Monterey, Santa Cruz.

858: Northern San Diego.

909: Inland Empire, San Bernardino.

916: Sacramento, Northern California.

925: East Bay, Contra Costa.

949: South Orange County.

951: Riverside, Inland Empire.

964: Overlay for 650, Peninsula.

916: Sacramento area, Northern California.

925: East Bay, Contra Costa.

949: South Orange County.

951: Riverside, Inland Empire.

Partner With Responsive For Local California Expertise, Nationwide Reach

Responsive Answering is a privately owned company known for professional telephone answering services nationwide. While we are well-known in California, our services extend nationwide, setting us apart from other California answering services. Our expertise in local requirements, combined with our broad reach and robust technology makes us the top choice for businesses within and beyond California.

Some of our call answering stats include:

  • 24/7 availability (including weekends and holidays),
  • Trained professionals who specialize in our clients’ range of business categories,
  • Versatility to customize our accounts,
  • Our average pickup is on the second ring,
  • Our average queue time is 20 seconds,
  • Our average talk time is around one minute,
  • We effectively manage and route thousands of calls a day.

Our operators are our most important asset, and we are proud to provide an exceptionally enjoyable work environment. Additionally, we have equipped our centers with cutting-edge technology and continue to invest in upgrades to both hardware and software systems, ensuring reliability around the clock and no missed or dropped calls. These are just some of the factors that make Responsive the trusted choice for California businesses.

California Cities We Answer Calls For

We proudly answer calls for businesses located throughout the great state of California, including: