Book an appointment for your interview with your Eligibility Worker and make sure that you attend, even if you are missing certain documents. The list of the documents that you need to bring includes proof of identification, address verification, social Security numbers for all household members who have one, proof of immigration status if not a U.S. citizen and proof of income in the event you've been employed for the past 30 days. You should also submit proof of expenses such as rent receipts, mortgage payment, utility bills, child care, and child support. CalWORKs applications must be approved or denied within 45 days of submission, and the county must set up an intake appointment within seven days of receiving your application. However, depending on the county you reside in and the financial situation of your family, many applications are accepted more swiftly. In order to determine eligibility, the CalFresh office views information from government and state agencies including the department of Internal Revenue Services (IRS), which handles your taxes. You can check the status of your application by calling the CalFresh hotline, which is 1-877-847-3663. I'm The service is available in an array of languages including English, Spanish, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Russian.