U.S Government benefit and assistance programs
California Department of Social Services
County Welfare Directors Association of California (CWDA) - Resources and Links to Other Human Services Agencies.
U.S. Government Adoption website
In need of your vital records (birth, death or marriage certificate) this link will provide you links to all 50 states
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.
EDD (Employment Development Department
Need to check your Child Support account
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.
To apply for Medi-Cal, CalWORKs, County Medical Services Program or CalFresh in any county in California go to:
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.
Medi-Cal -Estate Recovery Brochure and Information provided in English and Spanish
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.
Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) - Pamphlet regarding EBT
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
CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids)
Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI)
County Medical Services Program (CMSP)
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)
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.
Kings Community Action Organization
Job Training Office
2-1-1 - Resources available in Kings County
King Area Rural Transit
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