Public Assistance

COVID-19 ISSUANCE OF CALFRESH EMERGENCY ALLOTMENTS

California has been approved to provide emergency allotments to eligible households for two months March and April 2020.

Emergency allotments will raise each household’s regular monthly CalFresh allotment to the maximum allowable benefits based on their CalFresh household size. CalFresh households already receiving the maximum allowable allotment based on household size are not eligible to receive an emergency allotment of CalFresh benefits.

Emergency allotments will be issued to eligible CalFresh households on April 12, 2020 for March and on May 10, 2020 for April.

 

Maximum CalFresh Allotments effective October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.

Household Size

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Each Addl Person

Maximum Alltoment

$194

$355

$509

$646

$768

$921

$1018

$1164

+$146

 

If you are currently receiving CalFresh benefits and need assistance, please call our offices at 530-993-6720. Our staff is available to take your call Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

If you would like to apply, please call 530-993-6720 or apply online at WWW.C4yourself.com, WWW.Getcalfresh.org or WWW.BenefitsCal.org

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CalWorks:

Temporary assistance to needy families with children while they seek employment and self-sufficiency.

General Assistance:

Provides repayable cash aid for the subsistence and needs of Sierra County’s disadvantaged citizens.

CalFresh:

Is supplemental nutrition assistance available to Individuals and families who meet eligibility criteria.Its purpose is to assist household in increasing their food purchasing power.

MediCal/Path2Health/CMSP:

Health care coverage for qualifying persons and families.

How to apply


If you are a Sierra County resident and would like to be evaluated for one or more of these programs, please contact either office or you may apply online: Public assistance online application.

To report concerns of welfare misuse or fraud please email or call 530-993-6725