CalFresh provides monthly food benefits to individuals and is the largest food program in California and provides an essential hunger safety net. Due to the high volume of newly unemployed workers resulting from Covid-19 pandemic, there are thousands of Californians who need help paying for essentials. CalFresh can help.
CalFresh has expanded existing programs and implemented additional food benefits, administrative flexibility, and have partnered with local food banks to provide emergency food to help families temporarily unemployed due to Covid-19. Click here to read CalFresh response to Covid-19.
Click here to apply for CalFresh during Covid-19 or call 877-847-3663. Click here to find food assistance or local food bank