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Government Benefits Available to Citizens of Berkeley, CA


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CalFresh (formerly known as Food Stamps) is an entitlement program that provides monthly benefits to assist low-income households in purchasing the food they need to maintain adequate nutritional levels. In general, these benefits are for any food or...
CalWORKs is a welfare program that gives cash aid and services to eligible needy California families. The program serves all 58 counties in the state and is operated locally by county welfare departments. If a family has little or no cash and needs h...
Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that su...
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Block Grant is funded by the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and provides two basic types of services. Eligible low-income persons, via local governmental and nonprofit org...
Medi-Cal is California's Medicaid health care program. This program pays for a variety of medical services for children and adults with limited income and resources. Medi-Cal is supported by Federal and state taxes. Medi-Cal is a large program made u...
The United States Department of Agriculture provides funding to support five school meal and milk programs to assist schools, districts, and other non-profit agencies in providing nutritious meals and milk to children at reasonable prices or free to ...
The California Special Milk Program is a Federally funded program which assists schools and other agencies in providing milk to children at reasonable prices. For children, the Special Milk Program provides a nutritious beverage, rich in calcium and ...
The California Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to health care, at no cost, to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infant...
The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a Federally-funded program that reimburses sponsors for administrative and operational costs for providing meals to children 18 years of age and younger during periods when they are out of school for fifteen ...
Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own who meet California's eligibility requirements....
The Department of Energy, Weatherization Assistance Program (DOE WAP) has long served as the core program for delivering energy conservation services to low-income Californians. The Weatherization Assistance Program reduces the heating and cooling co...

Other Help & Aid Resources in Berkeley, CA

Berkeley, CA welfare resources are available through different outlets. Find the nearest location and make contact with a community outreach center today.

Alameda County Youth Development‎

1651 Adeline St, Oakland, CA

(510) 832-4544

Alzheimer's Services-The East‎

2320 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA

(510) 644-8292

American Cancer Society‎

1700 Webster St, Oakland, CA

(510) 452-5229

American Indian Child Resource‎

522 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA

(510) 208-1870

American Red Cross -- Oakland Donor Center‎

6230 Claremont Avenue, Oakland, CA

(510) 594-5131

American Red Cross‎

3901 Broadway, Oakland, CA

(510) 595-4400

Americans For Safe Access‎

1322 Webster St # 402, Oakland, CA

(510) 251-1856

Asian Health Services‎

818 Webster St, Oakland, CA

(510) 986-6800

Assn of Asian-Pacific Health‎

300 Frank H Ogawa Plz, Oakland, CA

(510) 272-9536

Assyrian Aid Society‎

350 Berkeley Park Blvd, Kensington, CA

(510) 527-9997

BACS Meals on Wheels‎

459 22nd St, Oakland, CA

(510) 986-8900

Bay Area Black United Fund Inc‎

1212 Broadway # 730, Oakland, CA

(510) 763-7270

Bay Area Community Resources‎

3219 Pierce St, Richmond, CA

(510) 559-5550

Berkeley Creative Living Center‎

2340 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA

(510) 548-2269

Berkeley Emergency Food & Hous‎

2140 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA

(510) 649-4965

Berkeley Food Pantry‎

1600 Sacramento St, Berkeley, CA

(510) 525-2280

Berkeley Human Welfare and Community Action Commission‎

2201 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA

(510) 665-3475

Berkeley Meals On Wheels‎

1901 Hearst Ave, Berkeley, CA

(510) 981-5250

Berkeley Youth Alternatives‎

2141 Bonar St, Berkeley, CA

(510) 849-1402

Building Opprtnt Self Suffent‎

2065 Kittredge St # E, Berkeley, CA

(510) 649-1930

California Prison Focus‎

1904 Franklin St, Oakland, CA

(510) 836-7222

Casey Family Program‎

491 9th St, Oakland, CA

(510) 444-4025

Catholic Charities the E Bay‎

433 Jefferson St, Oakland, CA

(510) 768-3100

Center For Applied Local Research‎

5200 Huntington Ave # 200, Richmond, CA

(510) 558-7930

Center For Independent Living‎

2539 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA

(510) 841-4776