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Applying for Food Stamps

Contra Costa County


In Contra Costa County you can apply at the Employment & Human Services Department offices located at:


4545 Delta Fair Boulevard, Antioch
(925) 706-4980

151 Sand Creek Road, Brentwood
(925) 513-3720

151 Linus Pauling Drive, Hercules
(510) 262-7709

400 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill
(925) 602-9379

1305 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond
(510) 412-3280


Applications are accepted in person, by phone, and by mail, when the applicant is unable to get to an office. An interview with a worker will be scheduled to obtain facts and verify eligibility.

At the interview, applicants are advised of the rules that must be met to be eligible for Food Stamps. If the applicant(s) are determined to be eligible for Food Stamps, they will be issued through the mail.

If an interpreter is needed please ask at the time an appointment is made so one can be made available for the interview. There is no cost to you for the services of an interpreter.

For more information, click here to go to the County's website.

You may also apply for food stamps online at

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