The amount of benefits you can receive is dependent on your family size, countable income, and monthly expenses such as housing, utilities, and so forth.
Benefits may not be used for items such as alcoholic beverages, cigarettes, or paper products.
EBT Scam Alert
If you’ve received a text or phone call asking for your personal information, contact your county right away. The county or state will never text or call you requesting your EBT card number and your personal identification number (PIN). Never give your EBT Card number and PIN to anyone. With this information, someone could steal your benefits.
Electronic Benefits Transfer Card
If you qualify for CalFresh assistance, you will receive an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) debit card. You can use your card to purchase food items at participating stores, or check your account balance, find retailers, and ATMs that accept the EBT card.
To check the balance on your EBT card click here to create an online account and be able to use the online services.