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San Mateo County CalFresh Benefits FAQ's

San Mateo County CalFresh Benefits

 

I wish to apply for CalFresh! (https://hsa.smcgov.org/calfresh)

  • Online application can be found at: getcalfresh.org
    • Want other benefits as well? Apply at: MyBenefitsCalwin.org
  • In-Person applications can be filed at the following locations:
    • https://hsa.smcgov.org/office-locations
      • Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm, except for holidays (due to Covid, schedules may be different)
    • Over-the-Phone applications can be filed by calling: (800) 223-8383
    • CalFresh Benefits Helpline: 1-877-847-3663
    • Questions? email hsaquestions@smcgov.org

I have a completed a paper application. Where do I send it?

I have applied but have not heard back!

  • If you applied online, check your CalFresh or MyBenefitsCalwin portal to see application status
  • If you have a local phone number, call (800) 223-8383 to check benefits. If you have an out of state phone number, call (650) 594-5917.
  • If you applied in person, over the phone, mail or fax, call your local office. Check at: https://hsa.smcgov.org/
  • Reminder: you will be contacted by a County Eligibility Worker within 3 business days of your submitting the application

I wish to change or cancel my application!

  • If you applied online, changes to your online application can be made through your CalFresh or MyBenefitsCalwin portal
  • If you applied in person, through the phone, mail, or fax: contact your local office at https://has.smcgov.org/, or if you have a local phone number, call (800) 223-8383. If you have an out of state phone number, call (650) 594-5917.

I wish to renew my benefits!

  • Online renewal can be made through your CalFresh or MyBenefitsCalwin portal
  • A renewal packet with a self-addressed stamped envelope will be mailed to your home