• fish CalFresh

What You Need to Apply for CalFresh

When you apply for CalFresh, you will be asked to show some the following items and documents.

Apply even if you don't have all of them. We may be able to help you get the items you need. 

  • Identification: Driver’s license, school or work identification

  • Social Security Number for all members of the household

  • Immigration and naturalization verification (unless you are applying only for U.S.-born children).
  • A piece of U.S. mail addressed to you at your home address

  • Pay stubs/income verification for all employed members of your household, showing the past 30 days of income

  • Unearned income verification: Including money from unemployment insurance or disability benefits

Contact Information

Economic Assistance
Human Services Department

In-person Lobby Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Phone Hours
Monday – Friday
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
(Due to volume of calls, wait times may be extended)


Santa Rosa

2550 Paulin Drive

Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.465026, -122.721484
Petaluma Office
5350 Old Redwood Highway

Suite 100

Petaluma, CA 94954
38.278495, -122.668033

Drop off paperwork at any office or mail to:

Economic Assistance

P.O. Box 1539

Santa Rosa, CA 95402