Kim Seamans, Director
The Economic Assistance Division provides assistance to obtain food, shelter, medical and dental care, and other supportive services for low-income families with children, those disabled or unemployed, and children in foster homes.
Temporary Relocation of County’s Economic Assistance Lobby Starts March 30, 2015
To improve the in-person client experience and increase online access to County services, the Sonoma County Human Services Department Economic Assistance Division lobby at 2550 Paulin Drive, Santa Rosa, will be closed for renovation starting March 30, 2015. The lobby is due to reopen June 26, 2015.
Check out Benefits CalWIN(BCW)! BCW will allow you to apply for Medi-Cal and/or CalFresh (formerly called the Food Stamp Program) online and from the privacy of your own home. BCW is available 24/7, so you can apply when you want to!
Pays for eligible medical, dental and emergency services and medicines for low-income families, individuals and children. Certain applicants may qualify for free Medi-Cal benefits under special programs. Apply for services at 2550 Paulin Drive, Santa Rosa or call 1 (877) 699-6868 to begin the application process over the telephone.
Renew your Medi-Cal Benefits:
CalFresh (formerly Food Stamps)
Supplements an eligible household's food budget. Acts as a safety net for low income households including those who work for low wages, work part-time, are unemployed, elderly or disabled. Apply for services at 2550 Paulin Drive, Santa Rosa or call (707) 565-2715 or (800) 331-2278.
For more information on qualifying and applying for CalFresh, or for helpful links for current CalFresh clients (such as how to replace a lost or stolen EBT card), visit: www.SonomaCalFresh.org
Provides assistance with shelter, food and employment services for individuals who are disabled or unemployed and not supported financially by friends, family or any private or public assistance program. Apply for services at 2550 Paulin Drive, Santa Rosa.