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:
- Visit the CalFresh Web site (available in English, Spanish and Chinese) and apply online at http://calfresh.dss.ca.gov/food/
- 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.
- Visit your local county office to apply. Interpretation services available in all languages, and reasonable accommodations are available.