Disaster CalFresh is a state program that provides immediate food assistance for victims.
You may qualify if you live or work in one of these affected counties:
Butte Los Angeles Ventura
To apply for Disaster CalFresh, we recommend you visit your local County Welfare Department Office You'll be asked to submit an application and have a face-to-face interview.
You can also submit an application online at www.benefitscal.com. However, you will still need to do an in-person interview at one of the county welfare office locations.
If you already get CalFresh, you are not eligible for Disaster CalFresh, but you may be able to get extra benefits if you were affected — call your county to ask for this. Some households will get extra benefits automatically.
If you have had to move to another county in California due to the fires, you can apply for Disaster CalFresh at the local County Welfare Department Office where you are.
To be eligible for Disaster CalFresh, you must: