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EFAS Program Areas
CalWORKS and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
Provides a temporary cash grant to eligible low-income families. The cash grants are based upon income and resource levels and medical costs are covered through Medi-Cal. Services that are designed to promote self-sufficiency are also provided with cash benefit programs.
Available to eligible low-income individuals and families. CalFresh benefits may be used to purchase food in markets that accept food stamps. CalFresh benefits are issued on an EBT card.
Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Cards
EBT is the distribution of benefits on a debit card, making the issuance of state public assistance and federal food stamp benefits faster and easier through the use of electronic transactions. You use your EBT card just like you would any bank issued debit card. There is currently a program in Mendocino which allows our Farmers Markets to accept the EBT card. Click here for the EBT FAQ page.
Medi-Cal and the County Medical Services Program (CMSP)
Payment for medical costs is available to eligible individuals who meet income and resource standards. Payment for medical costs incurred may require a share-of-cost portion based upon household income levels.
CalWORKs Job Services
The CalWORKs Job Services Program provides employment and training services to TANF recipients to find unsubsidized employment. Visit the CalWORKs Job Services page.
Note: Program and Service availability varies by office location. If you have a question about service availability, please contact us to verify the services offered at a particular location, as well as the days and hours open.
Employment & Family Assistance Services Locations
737 South State Street
Phone: (707) 463-7700
764 S Franklin St
Phone: (707) 962-1000