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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.

720,668 residents, or 1 in 4 residents, received Medi-Cal

264,338 residents, or 1 in 13 residents, received CalFresh

50,099 residents, or 1 in 67 residents, received CalWORKs

3,083 residents, or 1 in 1,100 residents, received General Relief

45 residents, or 1 in 77,00 residents, received County Medi-Cal Services


2018 NACo Awards: Universal Workers