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CalFresh Food Benefits for Eligible SSI Recipients Begins June 1

Beginning June 1, 2019, SSI recipients may be eligible for CalFresh food benefits. This will not change or cause reduction to your SSI/SSP amounts. There are three different ways to find out if you qualify for food benefits:

  1. Visit the CalFresh Web site (available in English, Spanish and Chinese) and apply online at
  2. Call the CalFresh information line at 1.877.847.3663 (available in English, Spanish, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Korean and Russian). For speech and/or hearing assistance, call 711 Relay.
  3. Visit your local county office to apply. Interpretation services available in all languages, and reasonable accommodations are available.