CalFresh

 

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

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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. For additional information:

 

SUN Bucks, also known as Summer EBT (S-EBT), is a new program to help families buy food for their school-aged children during the summer.  Families will get $120 for each eligible child to buy groceries during the summer. Families must use SUN Bucks within 122 days of funds being loaded to their card. Children who get SUN Bucks can still participate in other summer meal programs. SUN Bucks will not affect immigration status.

For information regarding Pandemic EBT (P-EBT), please visit: https://capandemic-ebt.org/.

 

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:

https://sandiegofoodbank.org/gethelp/

https://feedingsandiego.org/get-help/

 

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