Contra Costa County began issuing benefits to CalFresh recipients for February today — more than two weeks early — due to the federal government shutdown. The U.S. Department of Agriculture… Continue Reading The Richmond Standard: CalFresh recipients receive benefits early due to federal shutdown
Contra Costa County Human Services, Health Services and Housing Agencies Continuing to Support Most Vulnerable, Despite Proposed Restrictions Download PDF Martinez, Calif. (October 9, 2018) – The Contra Costa County… Continue Reading Proposed Public Charge Rule Changes Signal Chilling Effect on Benefit Programs
DOJ Grant Provides Critical Anti-violence Funding for Project Led by Alliance to End Abuse Download PDF Martinez, Calif. (September 12, 2018) – The Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women… Continue Reading Federal Dollars to Boost Contra Costa County’s Response to Interpersonal Violence
Beware! There is an EBT scam to steal your benefits! Please use the links below for information on what to watch out for and what to do if you think… Continue Reading EBT Alert
Employment & Human Services Department Continues to Administer Medi-Cal, CalWORKs, CalFresh, Head Start, Child Welfare, Aging & Adult, and Other Federally-Funded Services Martinez, Calif. (January 20, 2018) – The Contra… Continue Reading Benefit Programs are Intact for Contra Costa County Residents during Federal Government Shutdown
One of the most common questions we get is “why is foster care needed?” It’s a legitimate question; after all, are there really that many children out there whose parents… Continue Reading Why Is Foster Care Needed?
The holidays are here, and once again the days around Thanksgiving will be the most-traveled days of the years. A month later, millions more people will be traveling for Christmas,… Continue Reading Traveling With Your Foster Family During the Holidays