CalFresh (Food Stamps)

How do I apply?

You may apply online at GetCalFresh or set up a BenefitsCal Account and then apply through BenefitsCalOnce received, your application will be assigned to one of our Benefit Representatives.

To apply by phone, call the Phone Customer Service Center at 1(888) 421-8080

To apply by mail, send your completed and signed application to: P.O. Box 1320, Santa Cruz CA 95060

To apply by Fax, send your completed and signed application to (831) 786-7100

You may submit the CF 285 (4/21), SAWS 1 (8/13) or the SAWS 2 PLUS (4/15) . If you do not have time to complete the entire application at once, you may submit the forms listed above with just your name, address and signature to start your application process.