CalFresh Benefits

About CalFresh

CalFresh also known federally as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP is a FREE nutrition assistance program that helps boost food budgets for low-income individuals and families. Food benefits for one person ranges between $15 to $204. Benefits are based on your household size, income, and monthly expenses. 

Eligibility:

WHO CAN APPLY? 

- Lawful Permanent Residents who have low or no income

- Seniors (60+)

- Disabled People

- Students of higher education

- SSI Recipients

INCOME and BENEFIT GUIDELINES: 

October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021

Household Size

Gross Monthly Income

Net Monthly Income

Monthly Benefit Allowance

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

*Each additional person

$2,128

$2,874

$3,620

$4,368

$5,114

$5,860

$6,608

$7,354

+$748

$1,064

$1,437

$1,810

$2,184

$2,557

$2,930

$3,304

$3,677

+$374

$16 - $204

$16 - $374

$16 - $535

$16 - $680

$16 - $807

$16 - $969

$16 - $1,071

$16 - $1,224

+$153

** Seniors and adults with disabilities can apply as a separate/own household.

** There are special rules  and deductions for households with a member who has a disability or is 60 years and older.

NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION:

  • Valid form of identification

  • Proof of income for the last 30 days such as paystubs, bank statements, retirement

statements or award letters 

  • Social Security Numbers, if applicable

  • Proof of housing and utility expenses

  • Medical bills and receipts of expenses for persons who are 60+ yrs. old and/or

have permanent disabilities

  • Proof of childcare or adultcare expenses, if applicable

How to Apply?

  • online through www.getcalfres.org or www.mybenefitscalwin.org

  • through your local county Human Services Agency offices

  • get assistance from a Bayanihan Equity Center's Community Service Worker by calling (415)-255-2347

Bayanihan Equity Center

1010 Mission Street, Suite C

San Francisco, CA 94103

Phone: (415) 255-2347

Fax: (415) 255-2358

Email: info@sfbec.org

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