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In today’s post, we are going to help you login to the MyBenefits CalWIN website with step-by-step instructions including username recovery help. MyBenefits CalWin is the online benefits system used in select California counties by the Department of Social Services for the management of government benefits. Residents in the following counties can currently use the MyBenefits CalWin website (

  • Alameda County
  • Contra Costa County
  • Fresno County
  • Orange County
  • Placer County
  • Sacramento County
  • San Diego County
  • San Francisco County
  • San Luis Obispo County
  • San Mateo County
  • Santa Barbara County
  • Santa Clara County
  • Santa Cruz County
  • Solano County
  • Sonoma County
  • Tulare County
  • Ventura County
  • Yolo County

Residents that do not live in one of the counties listed above cannot use the MyBenefits CalWIN website to apply or manage their government benefits online. If you live in Los Angeles County, you will use the Your Benefits Now website to apply and manage your benefits.

If you do not reside Los Angeles County or one of the counties listed above, you will use the C4Yourself website to apply and manage your benefits. For C4Yourself account login help, check out our post here.

For those residents that live in one of the approved counties listed above, you can use the MyBenefits CalWIN website to apply for benefits or continue an application, check your case status and benefit amount, check your EBT balance and transactions, determine eligibility for other assistance programs, submit your reports or renew your benefits, view your notices, submit documents, and request a replacement card. The MyBenefits CalWIN website supports the following medical, food and cash assistance programs:

  • CalWORKS – California’s medical assistance program that offers free or low-cost health coverage to those adults and children with limited income and resources.


  • CalFresh – California’s food assistance program that provides monthly benefits to assist low-income households purchase the food they need to maintain adequate nutrition.


  • Medi-Cal – California’s Medicaid health care program that covers medical services for adults and children with limited income and resources.

If you would like to apply to receive benefits from any of the programs listed above, or you are currently enrolled and receiving benefits from one of the programs and would like to manage your benefits, you can do so by logging into your MyBenefits CalWIN account. For login help, please continue reading below. Login Help


To log into the MyBenefits CalWIN online portal visit the website at and proceed to login to your account by clicking the yellow Sign In button. The Sign In button is located on the middle-right of the homepage (see image below). Login


Once you click the Sign In button, you will be redirected to a page where you will be asked to either Sign In or Create an Account. Please proceed to the Sign In section located on the right side of the page and enter your Username (see image below). Login


Once your Username has been entered, click the Continue button and then you’ll be prompted to enter your Password. Once you have entered your Password and all information is deemed as correct, you will automatically be logged into your MyBenefits CalWIN account. You can now apply for benefits or continue a saved application, as well as manage or renew your benefits and submit documents.

If you have forgotten your MyBenefits CalWIN Username, you can retrieve that information by following the instructions below. Username Recovery Help


If you have forgotten the Username for your MyBenefits CalWIN account, you will have to recover that information before you’re able to gain access to your account. To recover your Username, visit the MyBenefits CalWIN Sign In Page. Below the Username field on the right-hand side of the page, you will see a link that says “Forgot Username?” Click that link (see image below). Login


Once you have clicked the “Forgot Username?” link, you will be redirected to a page that will ask you to enter your email address. Proceed by entering your email address into the field box provided (see image below). Be sure to enter the email address you used when you signed up for your MyBenefits CalWIN account. Once your email address has been entered, click the Submit button. Username Recovery


Once you have successfully submitted the email address associated with your account, you will receive a confirmation on a new page. Once you receive the confirmation, you will be instructed to check your email as your Username has been sent there. Once you have recovered your Username, you can proceed by logging into your account using the steps above.

If you do not have a MyBenefits CalWIN account and would like help signing up for one, check out our post about how to create a MyBenefits CalWIN account.

We hope this post about login was helpful to you! If you have any additional questions about the MyBenefits CalWIN online portal or need more help logging into your account, please leave your questions in the comments section below. We love to hear from you!

Carrie Brenner

Carrie is a lead writer and editor for Food Stamps Now. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from Salisbury University. Carrie specializes in content creation, website development, graphic design, SEO and content strategy for Food Stamps Now. She is passionate about helping low income Americans access the resources and information to improve their quality of life.



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