After you apply online you can:
- Check the status of your application
- See your worker name and phone number
- See your current benefit amount(s)
- Get and print your Quarterly or Semi-annual report forms
- Renew or Recertify your application
- Get messages from your worker
- Get a fax or mail-in coversheet to send information to your worker
- Obtain basic information about Cash Aid, CalFresh and Medi-Cal
- Obtain office closure information
- See important announcements
Save time, reduce calls to your worker, reduce visits to the office, do it yourself at
www.c4yourself.com or www.c4yourself.com en Español
NO MORE WAITING IN LINE! NO MORE OFFICE VISITS!
Monterey County CB CARE Center
The Department of Social Services has changed the process of assisting active CalFresh (Food Stamps) and Medi-Cal customers. Just call 1-877-410-8823 and a worker will be available to assist you over the phone.
Monterey County CB CARE Center
1-877-410-8823 CALL TOLL FREE
Business hours: Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM—5:00 PM
Automated self-service available after hours
For New Benefits Applications
To complete CalFresh and Medi-Cal applications online visit the following link: www.C4yourself.com
The Health Insurance Marketplace
Covered California is the health insurance marketplace implementing the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in California. Legal residents of the state of California who do not have health insurance from their employer or another government program can purchase health insurance through Covered California. For 2015, open enrollment runs from November 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016.
For more information about Covered California or to apply for benefits, click the link below.
Senior Information, Referral & Assistance (I,R&A)
For Information, Referral and Assistance with senior services call 1-800-510-2020 our social work staff are available to answer your questions.
Click here to view the 2015 Resource Guide
For nationwide senior service Information, Referral & Assistance call the Eldercare Locator at 1- 800-677-1116 or visit their website at www.eldercare.gov.
Community Action Partnership (CAP)
The 2015 Homeless Services Resource Guide for resources and contact information regarding homeless services in Monterey County is now available. Click the link below to view.
2016 Homeless Services Resource Guide
The 2015 CAP Service Directory for resources and contact information regarding services for the low-income population of Monterey County is now available. Click the link below to view.
2016 CAP Service Directory
For quick and accurate information about local community resources.
Food, housing, counseling, financial assistance, senior services
2-1-1 is a service of United Way Monterey County
in partnership with local nonprofits, government offices, and private foundations.
Child Support Services
The mission of Child Support Services is to enhance the well-being of children and the self-sufficiency of families by providing professional services to locate parents, establish paternity and establish and enforce orders for financial and medical support. Every child deserves love and support from both parents and we’re here to help.
Phone: (866) 901-3212
What MC-CHOICE can do for you!
Outreach workers will help families enroll in Medi-Cal and CalFresh programs.
Every child deserves a family.
Right now foster children all over the Central Coast are waiting for a home and new Foster Families are always needed.
Now being a foster family just got a lot easier.
Caring Foster Businesses like these are offering reward programs to all existing and new foster families…
Secretary of State Online Voter Registration
Californians can register to vote online.
Click the button below to access the Secretary of State 'Elections and Voter Information' webpage.
Click the button below to access the California Online Voter Registration.
Interested in a Career in Social Services?
Contact Human Resources if you are interested in a career helping support our community. The types of jobs include helping people find work, keeping children and vulnerable adults safe, providing low-income families with health insurance, nutrition assistance, and temporary cash aid, assisting the independence of people with disabilities, and making sure veteran’s are able to access earned benefits.
For more information on open or future recruitments, call 831-796-1534
Current DSS jobs can be found at: www.mss.ca.gov
Our 24-hour toll free job line is 1-877-796-1503
Other county positions can be found at: www.co.monterey.ca.us/personnel/
The public is encouraged to contact the District Attorney's fraud prevention hotline to report suspicion of fraud or misuse of public benefits.
Fraud Prevention Hotline 831-755-3224