Kern County Ridgecrest Department of Human Services Food Stamp Office

Popularity:#7 of 8 Food Stamp Offices in Kern County#102 of 179 Food Stamp Offices in California#1,672 in Food Stamp Offices

Kern County Ridgecrest Department of Human Services Food Stamp Office Contact Information

Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Kern County Ridgecrest Department of Human Services Food Stamp Office, a Food Stamp Office, at East Ridgecrest Boulevard, Ridgecrest CA.

Name
Kern County Ridgecrest Department of Human Services Food Stamp Office
Address
145 East Ridgecrest Boulevard
Ridgecrest, California, 93555
Phone
760-499-5200
Hours
Monday: 8:00am - 5:00pm; Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm; Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm; Saturday: Closed; Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm; Sunday: Closed; Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

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About the Kern County Ridgecrest Department of Human Services Food Stamp Office

The Kern County Ridgecrest Department of Human Services Food Stamp Office, located in Ridgecrest, CA, administers the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for Ridgecrest residents. Often called "food stamps," SNAP benefits provide nutrition assistance for income-eligible households. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) oversees the SNAP program, and SNAP Offices distribute benefits to Ridgecrest residents. The program reduces food insecurity and poverty by providing supplemental nutrition assistance for low-income households.

You may contact Food Stamp Offices for questions about:
  • Ridgecrest food stamp eligibility
  • Applying for food stamps and SNAP food benefit
  • Calculating SNAP benefits
  • Finding stores that accept SNAP, EBT cards, and food stamps
  • EBT cards and account balances
  • Problems with SNAP benefits

Kern County Food Stamp Program Statistics

Find Kern County Household Food Stamps Coverage, Households Below Poverty Line Food Stamp Coverage, and Households At or Above Poverty Line Food Stamp Coverage. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Kern County Household Food Stamps Coverage
 Kern CountyCalifornia
Households (Total)267,91312,965,435
Receiving Food Stamps45,497 (17.0%)1,184,714 (9.1%)
Not Receiving Food Stamps222,416 (83.0%)11,780,721 (90.9%)
Kern County Households Below Poverty Line Food Stamp Coverage
 Kern CountyCalifornia
Households Below Poverty Line52,221 (19.5%)1,706,075 (13.2%)
Receiving Food Stamps23,378 (51.4%)525,662 (44.4%)
Not Receiving Food Stamps28,843 (13.0%)1,180,413 (10.0%)
Kern County Households At or Above Poverty Line Food Stamp Coverage
 Kern CountyCalifornia
Households At or Above Poverty Line215,692 (80.5%)11,259,360 (86.8%)
Receiving Food Stamps22,119 (48.6%)659,052 (55.6%)
Not Receiving Food Stamps193,573 (87.0%)10,600,308 (90.0%)