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Yes, CalFresh benefits cannot be used to purchase:
Yes, but you may be required to participate in a work or training program.
Some noncitizens may be eligible to CalFresh but, even if you aren’t eligible to CalFresh, other members of your family may be eligible. Getting CalFresh won't hurt you if you want to become a citizen of the United States.
After all necessary information is provided and verified for eligibility, you should be able to receive your CalFresh benefits within 30 days from the date of your application.
If you meet the requirements, you may qualify for Expedited Service and will receive your CalFresh benefits within three (3) days from the date of your application.
If you are receiving SSI/SSP, you may be eligible to CalFresh benefits beginning June 1, 2019, due to a change in the law.
CalFresh benefits can be used to purchase:
If you are 60 years old or over, or have a verified disability, you don't have to look for work. You may also be able to claim high medical bills that health insurance doesn't cover.
The amount of CalFresh benefits you can receive is based on the number of people in your household, the total amount of your household’s income, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Thrifty Food Plan. The Thrifty Food Plan is a government estimate of how much it costs to provide a household with nutritious, low-cost meals.
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