General Information

Food Stamp Benefits Be Used To Purchase

The CalFresh Program was established to provide nutrition assistance to people in low-income households. It does that by increasing their food-buying power, so they are able to purchase more nutritious foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and other healthy foods.

Debit Card (EBT) Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Cards

Using the Golden State Advantage Card is the new way to access your CalFresh and/or Cash Benefits!

How To Apply

Information on how to apply for CalFresh benefits.


A list of most commonly asked questions related to the CalFresh Program.

Restaurant Meals Program

Information on how to apply for the Restaurant Meals Program

Civil Rights

SSA programs are administered based on State and Federal laws and regulations, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The publication PUB 13 pamphlet describes your rights and explains what you can do if you have a complaint. The information in the pamphlet is for persons applying for, receiving, or who have received public assistance or services. This site provides access to the PUB 13 pamphlet and forms for filing a discrimination complaint. Please click above link for additional information.