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Are You Currently Receiving SSI Benefits?

As of June 1, 2019 SSI recipients may be eligible for CalFresh Food benefits.

CalFresh Doesn’t Affect Your Other Benefits

With CalFresh Food, you can afford more food without affecting your other benefits. It’s easy to apply and even easier to use.

CalFresh Food for SSI Recipients (ASL)

Are you currently receiving SSI benefits for a disability? If so, you may qualify for CalFresh to help put more food on your table.

Apply as a Caregiver

Help those you care for buy more food each month. See if they qualify and apply on their behalf in just 10 minutes.

Get the Facts about SSI and CalFresh

Learn why CalFresh Food is a good way to help you afford more groceries every month.

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How does it work?

CalFresh Food benefits are issued on an EBT card that works like a debit card. You can use it at most grocery stores, at many farmers markets, and most of your favorite places to shop online.

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How do I know if I am eligible?

Most SSI recipients may be eligible for CalFresh Food. In fact, individuals age 60 and over are more likely to be eligible for CalFresh.

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Does CalFresh replace my current SSI benefits?

There is NO change or reduction to your current SSI/SSP amounts, this is simply an additional benefit available to you.

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How do I learn more?

Most SSI recipients will need to apply for CalFresh, so call 1-877-847-3663, visit or visit your local county office to find out more and apply.

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Get CalFresh

Get help buying more food when you need it most. Apply for CalFresh in just 10 minutes.

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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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Even More Info

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