Orange County

CalFresh Office in Orange County, CA

If you live in Orange County, California, and are ready to apply for CalFresh benefits (SNAP or Food Stamps) or need help with your existing benefits, we can help. You can visit a CalFresh Office in Orange County, CA to get help with the following:

  • Apply for CalFresh benefits in person
  • Check the Status of a CalFresh Application
  • Renew/recertify your benefits
  • Go for a CalFresh Interview Appointment
  • Get help with your CalFresh benefits
  • Find out how to use EBT Cards at Restaurants in Orange County
  • Get information about other assistance programs (Thanksgiving, Christmas, Back-to-school, Summer Programs, etc).

Orange County CalFresh offices are run by the Social Services Agency (SSA).

We have provided the full list of CalFresh Office locations in Orange County, CA below.

For each of the Orange County CalFresh offices listed below, we have included the address, phone number, and hours of operation.

Furthermore, we have provided below a list of frequently asked questions that Orange County SNAP applicants call their local CalFresh offices for.

Read through the questions and see if you can save yourself time by getting your question answered here.

That way, you don’t have to visit or call your Orange County CalFresh office for help.

If you would rather apply for CalFresh online, see our post on How to Apply for CalFresh online.

For a complete guide on how to apply for food stamps in Orange County, see our Orange County Food Stamps Eligibility Guide.

To locate a CalFresh Office in Orange County near you, keep reading below.

CalFresh Office in Orange County, CA

Below is a list of all CalFresh offices in Orange County, CA, plus the benefits services provided by each office.

Anaheim CalFresh Office

3320 E. La Palma Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92806
Phone Number: 800-281-9799
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Cypress CalFresh Office

6100 Chip Ave.
Cypress, CA 90630
Phone Number: 800-281-9799
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Garden Grove CalFresh Office

12912 Brookhurst St.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Phone Number: 800-281-9799
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Laguna Hills CalFresh Office

23330 Moulton Parkway
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Phone Number: 800-281-9799
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Santa Ana CalFresh Office

1928 S. Grand Ave., BLDG. B
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Phone Number: 800-281-9799
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

CalFresh in Orange County FAQs

Here are the most frequently asked questions about CalFresh in Orange County (Food Stamps):

What documents will I need to provide to Apply for CalFresh?

Here are the documents usually required to get CalFresh:

  • A copy of your ID
  • Proof of any income from the last 30 days
  • Proof of student status (for college students)

In addition, immigrants may also be asked to provide:

  • A copy of your green card
  • A copy of your most recent paperwork for a U Visa, T Visa, asylum, refugee or parolee status, or a Violence Against Women Act petition
  • Naturalized U.S. citizens may be asked to provide a copy of their U.S. passport or naturalization documents.

However, if you are applying only for other people in your household, you do not have to provide proof of your immigration status.

Furthermore, your CalFresh benefit amount may be increased if you can provide proof of:

  • Housing expenses
  • Child support paid
  • Child/dependent care paid
  • Medical expenses if you are 60+ or disabled

What is the Income Limit for California Food Stamps?

Here are the SNAP income limits for California Food Stamps for 2022-2023 grouped by household type.

California SNAP (CalFresh) Income Eligibility Standards for Fiscal Year 2023
Effective October 1, 2022 – September 30, 2023
Household Size Monthly Gross Income (200% of FPL) Monthly Net Income (100% of FPL)
1 $2,266 $1,133
2 $3,052 $1,526
3 $3,839 $1,920
4 $4,625 $2,313
5 $5,412 $2,706
6 $6,199 $3,100
7 $6,985 $3,493
8 $7,772 $3,886
Each Additional Household Member: Add $787 $394

How do I apply for CalFresh in Orange County?

There are three ways you can apply for CalFresh benefits:

Option 1 – Online

The easier and quickest way to apply for CalFresh in Orange County is online at MyBenefits CalWIN!

Apply online by clicking here.

Option 2 – By Phone

You can call the Orange County Social Services Agency (SSA) to apply by phone or have an application mailed to you.

Here is the number to call:

SSA Customer Service Center (CSC) 1-800-281-9799.

You can complete the paper application and return it to the SSA office for processing.

Option 3 – In Person

Lastly, you can apply In person at any of the Social Services Agency (SSA) offices.

To locate a Social Services Agency office near you, click here or see the list above.

After you submit an application, you will be contacted by an eligibility worker to complete the application process.

CalFresh Office in Orange County Summary

We hope this post on CalFresh Office in Orange County was helpful.

Questions?

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Kwame Kuadey writes about personal finance and the social safety net. His career started in banking but he caught the entrepreneurial bug and has spent the last decade building successful businesses, including an Inc. 500 Company. Kwame believes everyone has the power to improve their quality of life by seeking knowledge and taking action. In 2012, Kwame founded Empower Media to help low-income households improve their financial situation. His expertise is in topics relevant to low-income households, including government benefits and assistance, banking products, access to credit, plus tools & resources to help reduce income volatility and build wealth. Kwame has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc. Magazine, Washington Post, ABC, and NPR.

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