CalFRESH (formally SNAP & Food Stamps)

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What is CalFresh?

CalFresh (formerly known as Food Stamps) is an entitlement program that provides monthly benefits to assist low-income households in purchasing the food they need to maintain adequate nutritional levels. In general, these benefits are for any food or food product intended for human consumption. Benefits may not be used for items such as alcoholic beverages, cigarettes, or paper products.

Who is it for?

CalFresh is for people with low-income who meet federal income eligibility rules and want to add to their budget to put healthy and nutritious food on the table.

HOW TO APPLY


Visit
GetCalFresh.org website

Available in English, Spanish, and Chinese.

Call CalFresh Info Line
1-877-847-3663

Available in English, Spanish, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Russian.

Visit
Alameda County Office

Find your county office contact.
Interpretation services available in all languages.

 

THREE PART SERIES ABOUT CALFRESH

This is a series of short videos to help all Ohlone College students.

CalFresh Series Part 1

CalFresh Series Part 2

CalFresh Series Part 3