Welcome to CalFresh!
CalFresh, also know as SNAP/EBT is a long-term food assistance program that awards eligible up to $234 per month for groceries.
It can be used to buy nutritious and healthy foods.
CalFresh funds are loaded monthly into an EBT card that can be used just like a debit card at most major chain grocery stores, convenience stores, and even select farmers' markets!
RECENT CALFRESH ELIGIBILITY EXPANSION
Expanded CalFresh Eligibility as of February 2021 - All students with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $0 and/or who have Work-Study in their financial aid package are eligible to apply for CalFresh!
Step by step Guide to CalFresh
Step 1: Are You Eligible for CalFresh?
Step 2: Choose an option
I'm Eligible, I Would Like
I'm Eligible, I Want to
I'm Not Eligible, Direct Me
to Other Resources
I've Applied, What Now?
After applying, you'll receive a call from CalFresh in a couple of days to verify your situation. If approved, you'll receive your benefits with 30 days.
Using My CalFresh Card
Here is the whole list of locations that accept EBT!
To continue receiving CalFresh you must submit a SAR 7 form every six months either at the getcalfresh.org or by mail. You'll be notified by text or email before documentation is due. Be sure to submit this on time to avoid cancellation of your benefits.
I Still Have Questions
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These figures are current through September 30, 2022
Household = a person living alone or a group of people living together (they do not have to be related) who buy food and make meals together. *Minimum amount is $16/month