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This website is a free, non-profit service to help California residents apply for CalFresh (food stamps).

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Enrolling in CalFresh takes 3 steps

1. Apply online

Apply on your phone or computer. It takes less than 10 minutes. Your application will be submitted to your county's CalFresh office.

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2. Have an eligibility interview

The CalFresh office in your county will call you after a few days. A county case worker will ask about your income, expenses, and citizenship status. They’ll give you a list of documents to provide in order to enroll.

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3. Send your documents

Upload the requested documents. Once you've finished, your county office will determine your eligibility.

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You can qualify for 3 day Expedited Service if: your household makes less than $150 in monthly income and has less than $100 on hand right now; or your household's combined monthly income and money on hand are less than your household's combined monthly rent and utilities; or you are a migrant or seasonal farm worker and have less than $100 on hand right now.

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