CalFresh Employment & Training

calfresh employment and training logo with Chabot College logo

CalFresh Employment & Training program supports students to achieve their certificate or degree by providing funds to cover educational expenses while receiving supplemental food benefits. 

Become a CalFresh Employment & Training Student

Benefits and Services

  • Textbook voucher
  • Reimbursement of required supplies, uniform and tools
  • Transportation in the form of gas cards, bus passes, and parking permits
  • Academic and career counseling
  • Student support workshops

Eligibility Requirements

Must be enrolled in an approved Chabot Career and Education program such as:

ARTS, MEDIA, and ENTERTAINMENT: 

  • Architecture: Architecture Technology
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design: Kitchen and Bath Design
  • Music Technology & Production: Audio Recording, Music Production
  • Journalism
  • Photography: Digital Photography
  • Radio and Television Broadcasting
  • Digital Arts Media: Game Audio, Music Industry, Entrepreneur

BUSINESS and FINANCE: 

  • Accounting
  • Accounting Technician
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant Entrepreneur
  • Business General: Business Administration
  • Business, Management: Management, Retail Management, Small Business Management, Health Care Management, Project Management 
  • Business, Marketing: Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship: Information Technology Support, Entrepreneur, Consumer Technology Entrepreneur, Music Industry Entrepreneur
  • Software Specialist
  • Real Estate: Real Estate Entrepreneur
  • Bookkeeping: Human Resources Assistant, Retailing

EDUCATION, CHILD DEVELOPMENT, and FAMILY SERVICES: 

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Early Childhood Intervention
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Development (Associate Teacher)
  • Early Childhood Development (Basic Teacher)
  •  Early Childhood Intervention Assistant
  • Elementary Education
  • Human Services: Case Management for Human Services

TRANSPORTATION: 

  • Automotive Technology: Automotive Technology (BMW Emphasis), Automotive Technology Entrepreneur
  • Automotive Chassis Technology
  • Automotive Drivetrain Technology
  • Automotive Engine Performance Technology
  • Automotive Maintenance Technology
  • Automotive Service Consulting
  • BMW Manufacture Training
  • Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles 

HEALTH SCIENCE and MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY:

  • Biology (Allied Health Emphasis)
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Human Services
  • Medical Assisting
  • Nursing Program, LVN
  • Kinesiology
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Sports Injury Care
  • Case Management for Human Services

MANUFACTURING and PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT:

  • Advanced Manufacturing: Technology
  • Electronic Systems: Technology, Consumer Technology
  • Engineering
  • Industrial Technology: Industrial Electronic, Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Machine Tool Technology: Machinist
  • Numerical Control: Numerical Control Programmer (Machinist)
  • Tool Maker
  • Welding Technology: Inspection and Pipe Welding, Welding

PUBLIC SERVICE: 

  • Administration of Justice
  • Fire Technology
  • Fire prevention Inspector
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Contact CalFresh E&T to see if your program/major is eligible.

If you are not currently receiving CalFresh benefits with Alameda County, but are eligible based on the program and income guidelines complete the on-line CalFresh application.

Household Size Maximum Gross Income Maximum Benefit Amount
1 $2,148 $250
2 $2,904 $459
3 $3,660 $658
4 $4,418 $835
5 $5,174 $992
6 $5,930 $1,190
7 $6,688 $1,316
8 $7,444 $1,504
Each Additional Member +$758 +$188

CalFresh benefit table effective 10/1/2021 - 9/30/2022

 

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CalFresh Employment & Training is funded in part by the United States Department of Agriculture.
USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

Contact Us

Phone 510.766-1112

Email esaenz@chabotcollege.edu​ 

staff Meet Our Team

Elsa Saenz, LCSW
Coordinator

Sabrina Banuelos
Student Assistant