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Welcome to CalFresh

The modern statewide food program that helps you buy groceries when you’re out of work or working less.

As of September 1st, 2023, CalFresh ABAWD Time Limit rules have changed. Click here to learn more.

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Food Benefits for Today’s Families

CalFresh Food benefits are the convenient way to get grocery help when you need it most. You can use them in stores, online, and at most farmers markets.

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There Are 3 Easy Ways To Apply:

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How CalFresh Can Help

Need help buying more food for your family? Want to know if you’re eligible? Get the answers you need.

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SSI Benefits and CalFresh

Are you on SSI? Don’t miss out on food benefits. You may be eligible for CalFresh.

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Even More Info

Get complete information about all of CalFresh’s different programs and resources.

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Food Benefits for Immigrants

Are you an immigrant age 55 or older? You may soon be eligible for The California Food Assistance Program (CFAP).