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Ready to Apply to CalFresh?

Our CalFresh Advocates can guide you through the CalFresh application!

 Step 1: Explore CalFresh Eligibility

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Take our CalFresh prescreen eligibility survey below to see if you appear to be eligible! 
You have the right to apply to CalFresh, even if you do not appear to be eligible. If you have questions about prescreen results, please contact our team at

Step 2: Submit an Application

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Want help applying? Book an appointment with a CalFresh advocate today!
Need help outside of the appointment times listed? Contact our team at
Prefer to apply on your own?
The online application takes 10 minutes to complete and features a chat option to get assistance with your CalFresh application. Find examples of verification forms you may need to submit on our Finding Verification Forms page. 

Next Steps:

See what to expect next on our Post Application page!

Other Food Support Services:

If it appears that you are ineligible for CalFresh at this time, there are other food support services available to you. Please visit our Food Support pages for more information.

How to Apply (Video Guide):

Last Updated: May. 31, 2023