Benefit Amount

The table below shows the maximum  monthly CalFresh benefits you could receive if you have no income. As your income goes up, the amount of CalFresh benefits will go down.


Effective October1, 2014

People in Household Maximum Monthly Allotment
1 $194
2 $357
3 $511
4 $649
5 $771
6 $925
7 $1022

To find out if you may be eligible to receive CalFresh, you can complete the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Pre-screening Eligibility Tool.

CalFresh and cash aid benefits come on a plastic card that you can use just like a debit or ATM card. It is called an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card.


If you have any questions, call Access toll-free at 866-262-9881, or e-mail Access.