CalFresh

If you are eligible for CalFRESH, you could receive up to $198/month for groceries, plus take home some groceries from the FRESH Pantry.

What is CalFRESH?

  • Monthly cash assistance for purchasing food. 
  • Provided via EBT debit card (looks like any other debit card).
  • Use it to buy groceries and fresh produce at participating stores & farmer's markets.
  • Learn more at the CalFresh website.

Eligibility Requirements

In CalFresh, a household is a group of people who regularly buy and eat food together. The people in a household do not have to be related to each other.

  • Households can be as small as one person
  • The same address can have more than one household
  • You don't need to have a home to receive CalFresh

Basic Eligibility Questions

  • Does anyone in your household have a social security number?
  • Is your monthly income before taxes, less than the amount allowed?
    See the income guidelines below.
Income Guidelines

October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020

Household Size Gross Monthly Income
1 $2082
2 $2820
3 $3556
4 $4292
5 $5030
6 $5766
7 $6502
8 $7240
*Add this amount for each additional member + $738

 

If you answered YES to both questions, you may qualify CalFresh.
If you answered NO, you may still qualify for CalFresh.

There are special rules for households with people over 60, disabled and immigrants. Visit GetCalFresh.org for more infomation.


How to Apply

Contact Us for help applying to CalFRESH.

Apply at GetCalFresh.org

Contact Us

Office of Student Equity & Success
Email equity@chabotcollege.edu