For healthy kids and families in Monterey County

Health Coverage Programs
for children and families

Monterey County Children’s Health Outreach for Insurance, Care and Enrollment (MC-CHOICE) Program is committed to promote outreach, enrollment, retention, and utilization of the Medi-Cal program benefits for families throughout Monterey County.



CalFresh was formerly named Food Stamps and is called SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) in other states.
Federal Shutdown Update for CalFresh


The California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program is the State implementation of the Federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program.


Medi-Cal is California’s public health care insurance program. Medi-Cal is administered through the Department of Health Care Services supported by federal and state funding.

General Assistance

GA is a county funded temporary cash assistance program for unemployed single adults and couples who may not have dependent children and are not receiving other public assistance benefits.

Services Covered

  • Doctor Visits
  • Prescriptions
  • Hospital Care
  • Vision Services
  • Immunizations
  • Dental Care
  • Mental Health
  • Other Health Services