CalFresh (formerly known as Food Stamps)

Want to get more food for your family?
CalFresh can help put food on the table.

Calfresh will stretch a tight food budget to keep you and your family well-fed and healthy. You may qualify for Calfresh, even if you have a full- or part-time job.

For more information about CalFresh, including who may qualify for these benefits and how to get Public Counsel's help with your application, click here. For information in Chinese, click here. Para información en Español, haz click aquí.

Recent Changes and Updates

  • Did you know that now you can earn more money but still may be able to qualify for CalFresh? The California Legislature has recentely increased the limits on gross income - your income before taxes. Check out this flyer for more information on CalFresh: July 2014 Income Update

  • DPSS in LA County is now accepting on-line applications for CalFresh (food stamps) as well as for CalWORKS (TANF), and Medi-Cal! Here is the link to apply:

Information on Other Benefits

General Relief (GR) Assistance

Find out more about the the general assistance program for low-income individuals without children.

Look at how cash aid for families with children can help you support your family.

Social Security Benefits
Find out which disability benefits you may qualify for.

MediCal and Health Related Benefits
Need healthcare? There are plenty of options - just go to this site.


Want to join Public Counsel help people access vital benefits? Find out how you can get involved with our CARES - Connecting Angelinos to Resources and Essential Services Program!