CalFresh Program

The CalFresh Program, Formally known as Food Stamps and federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), can add to your food budget to put healthy and nutritious food on the table. The program issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy most foods at many markets and food stores.

The CalFresh Program helps to improve the health and well-being of qualified households and individuals by providing them a means to meet their nutritional needs.

Basic Requirements:

  • That you are a California resident
  • A low-income senior
  • You have been turned down by SSI (Supplemental Security Income) because your income was above the limit

If you are interested in finding out how to apply for benefits and the eligibility requirements in your county, please call the toll free number 1-877-847-3663 (FOOD).

Feel free to call the Care Management intake line if you have any other questions 818-708-6624.