California – Medicaid (Medi-Cal) – Food Stamp – Welfare Office administrates your local program under California State guidelines. Medicaid provides health care for low income people. Welfare programs (TANF) give assistance to those who have little or no income. While Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Food Stamps helps low-income families buy food.
Click on Your California Medicaid/Food Stamp Office for Phone Number and More Information
California Benefits Website – Click on your California county for Information on Medicaid – Affordable Health Insurance Program
California Medicaid Eligibility Qualification – Do you qualify? Click on your California county for Medicaid eligibility requirements.
California Medicaid Online Application – You can apply for California Medicaid online. Select your county to apply.
California Food Stamp Program – You can apply for California Food Stamp (SNAP) online. First select your county, then apply
California Temporary Assistance Program – You can also apply online for California (Cash) Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) welfare program.
California Medicaid Office Tips:
- Show Up Early: California Medicaid offices are sometimes crowded. You must understand that in this economy there are many people in need of medicaid, food stamp and welfare benefits. So be patient, you will be seen.
- Be prepared to wait: If you have kids with you, they may get hungry so bring a snack. You don’t want to miss your number being called because you went out to buy a snack.
- Bring a snack: If you have kids with you, they may get hungry so bring a snack. You don’t want to miss your number being called because you went out to buy a snack.
- Have a Cool Head: With lots of people at the local medicaid/food stamp office waiting to be seen it’s easy to get frustrated and loose you cool. Remember that medicaid office counselors are there to assist you. Keeping a cool head and being courteous will help speed the process along.
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