Applying for Food Stamps

Santa Cruz County


For information about how to apply for food stamps in Santa Cruz County, proceed to 1020 Emeline Ave., Bldg. B, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 0r call (831) 454-4165.

You may also call 1877-847-3663 to ask operators at the Central Coast food hotline about the food stamp program and how to apply. Operators are available from 9 a.m. t0 4:00 pm and speak English and Spanish.

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

For emergency food, you click here to be directed to the local emergency food programs.

You may also apply for food stamps online at

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