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Please see the Am I Eligible section on the CalFresh page.
Please see the Where Can I Apply section on the CalFresh page.
CalFresh benefits can be used to purchase:
CalFresh cannot be used to buy:
The amount of benefits you can receive is dependent on your family size, countable income, and monthly expenses such as housing, utilities, and so forth. Review the following allotment chart to see where you fall.
If you are receiving SSI/SSP, you cannot receive CalFresh benefits in California. However, your family may be eligible to receive CalFresh benefits.
As a student attending school half time or more, in order to be eligible to CalFresh you must also work at least 20 hours a week, be approved for a state or federally funded work study program or have parental responsibility of a child under age six.