Regulation and Policy Handbooks

These handbooks provide a comprehensive interpretation of the federal, state and county regulations that govern the eligibility determinations for the following public benefit programs.

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Medi-Cal is California's version of the federal Medicaid health coverage program, a public health care program for California residents with limited income and resources.

CalFresh

CalFresh Food is California's version of the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) formerly known as Food Stamps

CalFresh Employment Services Regulation and Policy Handbook

CalFresh Employment & Training is a free CalFresh Employment & Training program that helps CalFresh Food recipients gain skills, tools and training to find a living wage job.

CalWORKs

California Work Opportunity & Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) provides qualifying families with a variety of services, such as benefit assistance, employment services, and supportive services to help them succeed in the workforce.

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CalWORKs Employment Services is a free program that helps CalWORKs recipients gain skills, tools, and training to find a living wage job.

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General Assistance provides cash assistance and employment services to Santa Clara County low income adults with no dependent children who have no other means of support.

GA Vocational Regulation and Policy Handbook

General Assistance Vocational Services is a free CalFresh Employment & Training program that helps CalFresh Food recipients on General Assistance gain skills, tools and training to find a living wage job

CAPI Regulation and Policy Handbook

Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI) is a California program that provides cash assistance to low-income seniors and persons with disabilities who are not eligible for federal SSI due to their immigration status.

Foster Care Regulation and Policy Handbook

Foster Care eligibility program provides financial assistance for those children who need substitute parenting and have been placed in out-of-home care.

Program Eligibility Tables

Program Eligibility Tables provides income limits, allotments, benefit limits, etc. for benefit programs administered by the County of Santa Clara.

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