Generally, you may be eligible to CalFresh benefits if you:
- receive CalWORKs or General Relief.
- have limited income or no income.
- have limited property.
- are a U.S. Citizen or a legal resident.
- are able-bodied, do not have children under age 18, and are working 20 hours per week or are in the Workfare program.
How long does it take to get approved for food stamps in California?
The county has up to 30 days to approve or deny your application. If you need food before 30 days you may be eligible for Expedited Services.
How much are food stamps in California?
As of October 1, 2017, the maximum monthly allotment for a one-person household in California is $192, for a two-person household $352, for a three-person household is $504, for a four-person household is $640, for a five-person household is $760, for a six-person household is $913, for a seven-person household is
Does California have food stamps?
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)—called CalFresh in California and sometimes known as food stamps—is the largest food assistance program in the nation. In 2015 (the most recent estimate), 70% of eligible Californians received benefits, including 57% of those in working families.
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