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Public Assistance

Public Assistance

Public assistance benefits, including cash, food assistance, and health care benefits, are provided to low-income residents who meet federal/state and/or local eligibility criteria.

726,946 residents, or 1 in 4 residents, received Medi-Cal

272,390 residents, or 1 in 12 residents, received CalFresh

57,139 residents, or 1 in 58 residents, received CalWORKs

3,026 residents, or 1 in 1,000 residents, received General Relief

58 residents, or 1 in 57,00 residents, received County Medi-Cal Services