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CalFresh (Food Stamps)

Where do I apply?

You can apply in person at one of our Customer Service Centers, online, and by phone.

Application Centers Locations


1020 Emeline Avenue, Building B Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831) 454-4165
For Hearing Impaired: California Relay Service 711


18 W. Beach Street Watsonville, CA 95076
Phone: (831) 763-8500
For Hearing Impaired: California Relay Service 711

Other Options To Apply

  1. Go to GetCalFresh to apply online for CalFresh, CalWORKs, and Medi-Cal benefits.
  2. Apply by telephone, call 1 (888) 421-8080 during business hours, Monday-Friday, 7:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.
  3. Apply in person at one of our Application Center locations, Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
  4. Apply by fax at (831) 786-7100.
  5. To request an application be mailed to you, call 1 (888) 421-8080. 
  6. Download the Medi-Cal application directly from the California Department of Health Care Services website.


Applicants may be interviewed in Spanish and American Sign Language. When necessary, other languages can be made available.