Friday, June 23, 2017

Employment and Benefit Services Division

Assistance Programs provide benefits to low-income adults and families. Staff work with clients to determine eligibility for assistance and provide referrals for related services.

Apply For Or Manage Your Benefits

Our Benefit Representatives will assist you to obtain the benefits and coverage you are eligible for as quickly as possible.

Apply Online!

Apply for CalFresh, CalWORKs, & Medi-Cal, online 24/7,

Visit a Customer Service Center

Come to a Customer Service Center:

  • Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
  • 1020 Emeline Avenue in Santa Cruz
  • 18 West Beach Street in Watsonville

Automated Phones

EBT Cards

Check your account balance, find retailers and free ATM locations at

For help Understanding the EBT Client Website or in Spanish

Public Benefits and Immigration

Find answers to questions regarding public benefits and immigration: