Economic Assistance Division

Many low-income individuals and families with children, disabled or unemployed persons, children in foster homes and former foster youth can apply for benefits:

During the pandemic, building lobbies are open to the public for restricted access and hours. Clients and staff must wear masks or face coverings, and maintain six-feet of social distancing. Hours at both 2550 Paulin Drive, Santa Rosa, and South County Center, 5350 Old Redwood Highway, Suite 100, Petaluma: 8 a.m.-noon, Monday-Friday. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work together to keep our communities safe.

    Read about changes in benefits on the Human Services Department Home Page first. For additional information, please call 877-699-6868.

    Connect to Services from Home or Submit Documents

    Online

    MyBenefitsCalWIN.org

    • Report Changes
    • Apply for Benefits
    • Submit Reports & Documents

    CoveredCA.com

    • Apply for Covered California or Medi-Cal

    GetCalFresh.org

    • Apply for CalFresh

    Telephone/Fax

    Service Center: 877-699-6868

    • Report Changes
    • Request Replacement EBT Card
    • General Assistance Questions

    Fax: 707-565-2929

    • Report Changes
    • Apply for Benefits 

    Mail

    Economic Assistance, P.O. Box 1539, Santa Rosa, CA 95402

    • Report Changes
    • Apply for Benefits
    • Submit Reports & Documents

    Outdoor Office Drop Boxes

    • Economic Assistance, 2550 Paulin Drive, Santa Rosa
    • South County Center, 5350 Old Redwood Highway, Suite 100, Petaluma
    • When: December 21, 2020 from 6:00 7:00 PM

      All Explore Foster Parenting meetings in 2020 will be held on Zoom. Meet staff from local agencies for a brief introduction to foster parenting. Talk with us and get your questions answered. To reserve, call (707) 565-4274.

    • When: December 25, 2020

      Most Sonoma County Offices closed

    • When: January 1, 2021

      Most Sonoma County Offices closed

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    Contact Information

    Economic Assistance
    Human Services Department

    In-person Lobby Hours

    Monday – Friday
    8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    Phone Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 
    (Wait times can be up to two hours)

    Addresses
    Address

    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

    Medi-Cal

    Apply for Medi-Cal

    Medi-Cal Logo

    Sign up for low- and no-cost medical care

    CalFresh

    Apply for CalFresh

    Calfresh

    Add to your food budget (formerly Food Stamps)