Phone Customer Service Center

Phone Customer Service Center 1 (888) 421-8080

Call for benefit assistance for the following programs:


  • CalFresh (formerly Food Stamps)
  • Medi-Cal
  • CalWORKs Child Only
  • Foster Care and Adoption Assistance


  • Report changes in your case (such as a new address, phone number, etc.).
  • Ask questions about your benefits

Choose from the Phone Menu Options to get the help you need.  You will also be able to talk to a worker if the automated phone system does not fit your needs.

Any Worker who answers the Benefits Call Center line will be able to help you immediately.  Your case number or Social Security Number will help the Call Center staff serve you more quickly.

Courtesy Phones located in the Application Center lobbies will connect you directly to the Benefits Call Center.

Appointments available under certain conditions, you will also be able to make an appointment to see an Eligibility Worker at the Application Center nearest your home. Call Center staff will assist with the scheduling of appointments.