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Apply For CalFresh

Check your eligibility and apply to CalFresh online, by phone or in-person.

Be ready to answer questions about:

  • The number of people in your home
  • The money you get from a job or other places
  • Your housing costs, including rent, mortgage and utilities
  • Some of the things you own
  • A few other bills

You will also need to show some documents. For a list, visit What You Need to Apply.

Apply Online

  • CalFresh only: getcalfresh.org in English and Spanish. You can fill out the application online, then we’ll call you for an interview.
  • CalFresh and Medi-Cal: mybenefitscalwin.org in English and Spanish. Many people are eligible for both benefit programs. By applying at this website, you can find out. We’ll call you later for an in-person interview.

By Phone

In Person

If You Need Food Right Away

You may be able to get CalFresh benefits within three days depending on your income.

To meet your food needs now, contact the groups listed on the Other Local Food Programs page.

Contact Information

Economic Assistance
Human Services Department
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

In Santa Rosa

2550 Paulin Drive (Main Office)

520 Mendocino Avenue (current clients)

Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.465026, -122.721484

In Petaluma
South County Center, 5350 Old Redwood Highway, #100

Petaluma, CA 94954
38.27827, -122.66796

Drop off paperwork at any office or mail to:

Economic Assistance

P.O. Box 1539

Santa Rosa, CA 95402