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Government Sites

U.S Government benefit and assistance programs

http://www.benefits.gov/

California Department of Social Services
http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/Default.htm

County Welfare Directors Association of California (CWDA) - Resources and Links to Other Human Services Agencies.
http://www.cwda.org/

U.S. Government Adoption website
http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/PG89.htm

In need of your vital records (birth, death or marriage certificate) this link will provide you links to all 50 states
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w.htm

Are you interested in EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) learn more on how to increase your families economic success and other free tax preparations alternatives, and asset development strategies by clicking on this link.

http://www.irs.gov/Credits-&-Deductions/Individuals/Earned-Income-Tax-Credit

http://www.cbpp.org/research/federal-tax/policy-basics-the-earned-income-tax-credit

EDD (Employment Development Department
http://www.edd.ca.gov/

Need to check your Child Support account 
http://www.childsup.ca.gov/Payments/CustomerConnect/tabid/289/Default.aspx


Assistance Programs

C-4 Yourself application – Online application system that allows you to apply for benefits in any of the C-IV automation counties of which Kings and Kern Counties belong.
https://www.c4yourself.com/c4yourself/

To apply for Medi-Cal, CalWORKs, County Medical Services Program or CalFresh in any county in California go to www.benefitscal.org.

Health Care Benefits through Covered California - https://v.calheers.ca.gov/apspahbx/ahbxanonym.portal#

Medi-Cal application - The Medi-Cal Mail-In Application is available in a  View and Print Version.

http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/medi-cal/Pages/ApplyforMedi-Cal.aspx

Medi-Cal -Estate Recovery Brochure and Information provided in English and Spanish
http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/Pages/TPLRD_ER_cont.aspx

Medi-Cal Managed Care:  Health Care Options – Information on Medi-Cal managed care (providers, forms and customer service phone numbers) available in English and Spanish.
http://www.healthcareoptions.dhcs.ca.gov/HCOCSP/Home/default.aspx

 
Kings County Managed Care Options – CalViva http://calvivahealth.org/ or Anthem Blue Cross www.anthem.com

Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) -  Pamphlet regarding EBT
http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/entres/forms/English/PUB388.pdf

EBT/Food Stamps/ SNAP Program - Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) is an electronic system that automates the delivery, redemption, and reconciliation of issued public assistance benefits
http://www.ebtproject.ca.gov/

CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids)
http://www.cdss.ca.gov/calworks/default.htm

General Assistance
http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/PG132.htm

Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI)
http://www.cdss.ca.gov/agedblinddisabled/PG1420.htm

County Medical Services Program (CMSP)
http://www.cmspcounties.org/benefits/benefits.html

CMSP Application -This link can be used to apply for the County Medical Services Program or if your benefits are about to expire you can re-apply in your last month of eligibility.  
For English   http://www.cmspcounties.org/pdf_files/forms/CMSP210-1207.pdf
For Spanish  http://www.cmspcounties.org/pdf_files/forms/CMSP210SP-0609.pdf

Need to know more about Tribal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
http://tribaltanf.cdss.ca.gov/


Community

FoodLink - FoodLink is a nonprofit organization that has been established since 1978 in Tulare County but also serves the residents of Kings County.  They warehouse and distribute millions of pounds of food annually to a network of more than 80 local nonprofit agencies, which directly feed needy families. In 2009, food distributed through FoodLink's efficient network of food collection, preservation, and distribution reached more than 120,000 people, with more than two thirds  of those served being children.  To find out when they will be in your area click on the link below and then select the Food Distribution Calendar link on the left.  

http://www.foodlinktc.org/

Kings Community Action Organization 
http://www.kcao.org/

Salvation Army
 http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/www_usn_2.nsf

Job Training Office
http://www.kingsworkforce.org/

2-1-1 Resources available in Kings County 
http://211kingscounty.org/

King Area Rural Transit
 http://www.mykartbus.com/

Corcoran Transit
 http://www.cityofcorcoran.com/cityhall/pw/transit/default.asp


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