- Access Your Florida Benefits

If you live in the State of Florida and are experiencing some hardship in your life, we recommend you check to see if you are eligible to apply for MyFlorida benefits at This Myflorida portal allows you to apply for Food Stamps (in the Food Assistance Program), Social Funds (in the Temporary Grant Program), and Medicaid. It is part of the Florida Department of Children and Families and helps people in need find their assistance.

How to apply for your MyFlorida benefits:

First, go to the official website, then you should check your eligibility for the assistance program you want to apply. Just click on the “Am I Eligible?” link to start. Then you need to provide your personal and household information, including Social Security Number, house member & income information, house spending and more. After you enter all the required information, you’ll see whether you’re eligible. If yes, click on the “Apply For Benefits” button.

On the next page, read the instructions carefully, select the option of “Start a new application,” and click “Continue” to start the application. Then you need to create your account of the My ACCESS system. Once you have a My ACCESS account, you can complete your application, view your benefits and change your account information by logging in with your username and password.

When you log in to your MyACCESS account, you can view detailed information about your Public Assistance case. You can:

  • Start your application and save your application for future use.
  • Check the status of your application
  • Check your current benefits and find out when they will be issued.
  • Report changes to your information.
  • Print a temporary Medicaid card.
  • Check when your following review is due and submit your review to continue receiving benefits.

If you need more help, see the Frequently Asked Questions or click on the “Connect with Us” and select your region to get the right contact information:

Agents available 7am to 6pm Mon-Fri

Florida Relay 711 or
TTY 1-800-955-8771
FAX: 1-866-886-4342

Local community partners help the Department of Children and Families provide services to Florida families. To find a location in your community where you may apply for food and cash assistance or Medicaid:

Search For A Partner Near You

Please note: This website doesn’t have any relationship with Florida Department of Children and Families and this post is only an assistance for you. So do NOT provide your personal information on the comment box below.