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SutterHelps SutterHelps is a simple and convenient way to find out if you might be eligible for several programs that serve families and children in Sutter County.

While SutterHelps cannot guarantee whether or not you qualify for these services, you are strongly encouraged to apply for any service for which you feel you may be eligible.

Should you have questions about any of the programs represented on the site please call the number provided with each service below for additional information or use our online email form.

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 housing, food, utilities, clothing or medical care, they may be eligible to receive immediate short-term help. Families that apply and qualify for ongoing assistance receive money each month to help pay for housing, food and other necessary expenses.

For further information, please call (530) 822-7133 or email CalWORKs

CCS is a statewide program that treats children with certain physical limitations and chronic health conditions or diseases. CCS can authorize and pay for specific medical services and equipment provided by CCS-approved specialists.

For further information, please call (530) 822-5987 or email CCS

The CHDP program is a preventive health program serving California's children and youth. CHDP makes early health care available to children and youth with health problems as well as to those who seem well.

For further information, please call (530) 822-7215 or email CHDP

The County Medical Services Program (CMSP) was established in 1982 to provide medical and dental care to medically indigent adults (MIAs) aged 21-64 who are of marginal income and who are not eligible for the State's Medi-Cal Program. This program is administered by the Office of County Health Services (OCHS) on behalf of the CMSP which comprises the 34 small counties currently participating.

For further information, please call 1-877-652-0735 or email CMSP

The federal EITC is a refundable tax credit that supplements the earnings of low-income workers. You must file a federal income tax return to claim the EITC. You can even get a check back if you don't owe any taxes.

For further information, contact your local IRS office or call: (530) 741-6213.

Energy Assistance
The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) provides financial assistance to eligible households to offset the costs of heating and/or cooling dwellings.

For further information, please call (530) 671-7590

Food Stamps
Food Stamps help you buy food. Whether you live alone or live with others, whether you have children or not, sometimes you can't pay all the bills and still have enough money to buy food. That's when food stamp benefits can really help. You may be eligible.

For further information, please call 1-877-652-0735 or email Food Stamps

Healthy Families
Healthy Families is low cost insurance for children and teens. It provides health, dental and vision coverage to children who do not have insurance and do not qualify for free Medi-Cal.

For further information, please call 1-877-652-0735 or email Healthy Families

The In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Program will help pay for services provided to you so that you can remain safely in your own home. To be eligible, you must be over 65 years of age, or disabled, or blind. Disabled children are also eligible for IHSS.

For further information, please call (530) 822-7618 or email IHSS

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.

For further information, please call 1-877-652-0735 or email Medi-Cal

School Lunch
Your children may qualify through the School Lunch program for free or reduced lunches at school. Please contact your local school for more information.

For further information, please call (530) 822-5078 or email School Lunch

Section 8
Section 8 is a rental assistance program designed to help families pay their rent.

For further information, please call (530) 671-0220 or email Section 8

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a Federal income supplement program designed to help aged, blind or disabled people to meet basic needs for food, clothing and shelter.

For further information, please call 1-866-331-5449 or email SSI

VA Health
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) provides a broad spectrum of medical, surgical, and rehabilitative care to its customers.

For further information, please call (530) 749-6710 or email VA Health

VA Loans
VA Loans are for active, retired or reserve military. These Government assisted loan programs offer very low rates and low or no money down.

For further information, please call (530) 749-6710 or email VA Loans

The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program is a nutrition program that helps pregnant women, new mothers and young children eat well and stay healthy.

For further information, please call (530) 822-7224 or email WIC

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