Contact the CalFresh Program

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For information on how to apply for CalFresh benefits in your county, please call 1-877-847-3663.  Have a pad and pen or pencil ready.

To reach your county office for questions about your case, please see the “ County Welfare Department List”. 

For issues or complaints involving your case, or for other questions, please send an e-mail to Public Inquiry and Response  piar@dss.ca.gov or contact them by phone at 1-800-952-5253.  If you are asking a question please include enough information for us to contact you and follow up.

Purple Communication  for Deaf and hard-of hearing individuals.

(The number is dialed automatically. English is the default language selected. There may be some response delays of several minutes when using this service. Please be patient.)