CalFresh Program

CalFresh Application Assistance

SY Health has CalFresh Outreach Specialist available to assist you with the CalFresh application process.

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 assistance helps reduce food insecurity and improve access to nutritious foods and commodities for low income individual and households.

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.

Who can apply for CalFresh?

  • CalFresh is a program that helps: students, seniors, refugees, single parents, low income families, and some SSI members with money for food.
  • There is no limit of people in one application.
  • Can be used at some restaurants for hot meals.
  • Offers nutritional and healthy lifestyle tips.

 

What types of Applications?

  • Initial Applications
  • SAR 7
  • Recertification
  • Assistance with EBT

 

For more information call (619) 478-2384
or email
Cal-Fresh@syhealth.org

CLICK HERE for more information.

 

This CalFresh program is unrelated to public charge. For up-to-date information about the current Public Charge Rule & free legal services, please visit sdhunger.org/safe

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