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D-CalFresh and Additional Assistance in Lake County

August 21, 2018

In addition to Shasta County, Lake County has been approved for Disaster CalFresh food assistance as of August 20, 2018.

Applications for D-CalFresh will be accepted August 22-25 and August 27-29. The state will not be deploying outreach workers, so The California Association of Food Banks encourages everyone with a connection to Lake County to help spread the word as quickly as possible, given the limited application window.

Remember that even those individuals and families who are not eligible for regular CalFresh may qualify for Disaster CalFresh if they:

  • Lived or worked in Lake County on July 23; and
    • Incurred disaster-related expenses; or
    • Experienced a disruption in income; or
    • Had damage to their home or self-employment property; or

Experienced food loss as a result of the fire or related power outages; and

  • Are not already receiving CalFresh food assistance


Click here for more information, phone numbers, and application location sites in Lake County

FNS Updates on Emergency Measures 

CDSS D-CalFresh Information  

Lake County: 800-628-5288


Additional Emergency Benefits

Automatic supplements have been approved for ongoing households were approved for CalFresh households in these zip codes:

95458 95423
95464 95451
95485 95443
95493 95435

Automatic replacement benefits have been approved for existing CalFresh households in these zip codes:




If a household in another zip code lost food due to the Mendocino Complex (including as a result of power outages), they have until August 26 to notify the county and request replacement CalFresh benefits.


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