The CalFresh program is designed to supplement the food budget of low-income households to meet their nutritional needs. Individuals and families who recieved CalFresh benefits can buy food at a variety of stores, farmer's markets, or other authorized places using an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card. The amount of CalFresh benefits a family receives is based on household size, family income, and other resources.
Who may be eligible for CalFresh?
To be eligible you must:
How long does it take for an application to be approved?
How to apply:
1. Online - www.getcalfresh.org or BenefitsCal.com
2. By Phone - CalFresh info line 1.877.410.8823 - Available in English, Spanish, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Russian. For Speech and/or hearing assistance, call 711 relay.
3. By Fax - 831.784.5691
4. In person - Seaside Office, 1281 Broadway Ave, Seaside CA, 93955 - 831.899.8001
"For Seaside residents you can get application assistance through our Family and Community Support Program, by contact Derrick Elder by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 831.899.6851"