CalFresh Flood Impacted Recipients

If you lost food due to the flood, or you lost power and food due to the flood, you can request a replacement of your CalFresh benefits until March 4, 2024.

Contact Access Customer Service Center at 866-262-9881 or visit your local Family Resource Center.


BEWARE OF SCAMS! Electronic EBT Benefit Theft is on the rise, please click here for additional information.


As of November 10, 2023, a free mobile application called ebtEDGE will be available to download through Apple App Store and Google Play.  ebtEDGE has security features to help prevent electronic theft of benefits from your EBT card. See the links below for further information:


Temporary Student Exemptions are ending due to the Federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency declaration ending May 11, 2023. See the links below for further information:


For information regarding Pandemic EBT (P-EBT), please visit:


CalFresh is also known as the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). CalFresh is a program for low-income families and individuals that meet certain income guidelines. CalFresh benefits help supplement your food budget and allow families and individuals to buy nutritious food. 

CalFresh benefits are accessed by using an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card. An EBT card is used the same way you would use a debit or ATM card. Eligibility and the amount of CalFresh benefits issued depend on your household size, income and certain living expenses

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Do you have an immediate Food Need?

You may be eligible to receive CalFresh within three days if you qualify for CalFresh Expedited Services.  You can also get food assistance through various community organizations throughout San Diego.  


For a quick search of food resources visit:


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2-1-1 San Diego or call 2-1-1




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