FOOD BENEFITS

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

  1. CalFresh (Food Stamps)

    1. Am I eligible for CalFresh?

    2. Can my criminal history limit my ability to get CalFresh?

    3. How do I apply for CalFresh?

    4. Can I apply for CalFresh while incarcerated?

    5. How do I receive my CalFresh benefits?

    6. Once I’m enrolled in CalFresh, what rules must I follow to stay eligible?

    7. I believe my CalFresh was wrongly denied or stopped. How do I appeal?

  2. Food Banks

    1. What is a food bank?

    2. Where can I find food?

    3. What is the Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP)?

    4. Where can I find a food bank to get EFAP benefits?

    5. What documents might I need to get EFAP benefits?

    6. Can my criminal history limit my ability to get EFAP?

    7. Can I apply for EFAP benefits while incarcerated?

  3. Women, Infants & Children Program (WIC)

    1. Am I eligible for WIC?

    2. Can my criminal history limit my ability to get WIC?

    3. How do I apply for WIC?

    4. Can I apply for WIC while incarcerated?