BenefitsCal

This BenefitsCal page is provided as a centralized location for all BenefitsCal related information. Scroll down for more information regarding BenefitsCal outages, Quick Reference Guides, and release notes.
Click here to visit the BenefitsCal YouTube channel.

Outages

If you have been routed to this page from BenefitsCal, the system is currently unavailable and details of a planned outage can be found to the right of this text.  If no outage is listed, this is an unplanned outage and the issue is being investigated. Please consider using the resources below while the system is unavailable.

 

 

Maintenance – Thursday, January 26, 2023, from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
During this period, the BenefitsCal application will be unavailable.

Limited Access – Sunday, January 29, 2023, from 3:00 PM to 11:59 PM

During this period, BenefitsCal will still be available for participants but the transactions from BenefitsCal will be queued and released for processing upon completion of maintenance activities EBT balance and case information will not be available to view from BenefitsCal. E-applications submitted from BenefitsCal will be routed to the office selected by the participant instead of the default county office.

Options to apply for benefits online when the above system is down:
Medi-Cal: Covered California
CalFresh: GetCalFresh
Alternative sites for information include:
EBT General Information: EBT Project
EBT Account Login: EBT CardHolder Portal

Apply by Phone:
What County are you applying with? (during business hours)
Contact Number:
These counties are currently accepting applications on BenefitsCal.

Release Notes

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