The CalFresh program helps families and people who have little or no income to buy nutritious groceries.
CalFresh benefits are not cash.
CalFresh benefits come loaded on an electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card that can be used like a bank debit card to buy food at most grocery stores.
The Federal Government Shutdown Impacts CalFresh Benefits for February
Due to the federal government shutdown, February CalFresh benefits for participants were issued January 15, 2019. For details click the following: