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 October 1, 2017

People in Household Maximum Monthly Allotment
1 $192
2 $352
3 $504
4 $640
5 $760
6 $913
7 $1,009

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.