This page is no longer been updated. Last update was September 21, 2022

Important information regarding updates on Public Assistance during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Information about Pandemic EBT (P-EBT)

Applications are now closed but you can still obtain information by clicking here.

CalFresh Hot Foods Waiver

Colusa County has been approved for the Hot Foods Waiver through September 23rd.  The Hot Foods Waiver allows for hot food products prepared for immediate consumption to be eligible foods for households with affected disaster areas and neighboring counties.

CalFresh Emergency Allotments

The state of California has been approved to issue CalFresh emergency allotments for the month of September 2020.  Emergency allotments raise each household's regular monthly CalFresh allotment to the maximum allowable allotment based on household size.  For additional information, please click here.

COVID-19 Medi-Cal Emergency Services:

Coverage of Emergency COVID-19 Inpatient or Outpatient Services. Click here for more information.

Online Purchases

Good news!  Starting April 28, 2020, you will be able to use your EBT card to purchase groceries online on select websites.  If you currently receive cash benefits, you will also be able to use your cash benefits online.  Click here for more information.

EBT Online Frequently Asked Questions

Important EBT information

If you are unable to PIN your EBT card over the phone, please contact our office at (530) 458-0250. Beware of scammers trying to access your benefits. Click here to access the EBT Portal. Click here for more information regarding EBT.

Welfare to Work (WTW) Sanctions

If you are currently sanctioned, you can now have your sanction cured by completing and signing the form titled Plan to Meet Welfare-to-Work Rules and Get My Cash Aid Back 

by clicking here and applying for good cause due to COVID-19.  If you need assistance in completing this form or if you have further questions, please contact our office at (530)458-0260.

Benefits for Employees Impacted by COVID-19

What employees are entitled to may be confusing. The purpose of this information is to make it easier to understand what resources may be available. Click here for details.

COVID-19 Test Website

The state of California has released a website to help you find a COVID-19 testing site near you.  Click here to search for your nearest location.