CalFresh, known federally as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP, provides monthly food benefits to individuals and families with low-income and provides economic benefits to communities. CalFresh is the largest food program in California and provides an essential hunger safety net. CalFresh is federally mandated and in California, is state-supervised and county-operated.
- CalFresh benefits can help buy nutritious foods for a better diet.
- CalFresh benefits stretch food budgets, allowing individuals and families to afford nutritious food, including more fruit, vegetables and other healthy foods.
- The amount of benefits a household receives is dependent on household size countable income, and monthly expenses, such as housing and utilities.
- The program issues monthly benefits on an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card. Food may be purchased at any grocery store or farmers market that accepts EBT cards.
Our CalFresh team is happy to assist you with all your CalFresh needs from answering eligibility questions, application assistance, and submitting documents. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply for CalFresh benefits please use our URL: https://www.getcalfresh.org/?source=mendocinocollege