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.
Monterey County Social Services, Community Benefits Branch will remain open during Monterey County’s recently enacted “Shelter in Place” order, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. During this time the MC-CHOICE unit will remain in-house, assisting the residents of Monterey County in various ways. The Community Benefits Branch still continues to receive applications for CalWORKs, Medi-Cal, CalFresh, and General Assistance, along with emergency related programs. Residents are urged to use the online application: C4Yourself application access Mon. Co. to apply. An eligibility specialist will contact the applicant to complete a phone interview. Residents may also call 831-784-5964 and leave a message to request a mail-in application be sent to them. To send documents to your worker, please use one of the e-mail addresses listed below:
Salinas-Docs@co.monterey.ca.us; KC-Docs@co.monterey.ca.us; SS-Docs@ co.monterey.ca.us .
Thank you for your patience and understanding during this challenging time.