Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County has a bilingual team of Calfresh Outreach workers ready to assist you with the application process.  With strong advocacy experience, we will work hard on your case.

Do You Qualify For CalFresh?

You may qualify for Calfresh if you can answer yes to all the questions listed below:

1. Are you a resident of Santa Cruz County?
2. Are you or your children a U.S. citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident?
3. Is your household’s gross monthly income within the limits listed below?

Monthly Income Limits Calfresh







To speak to a Calfresh Outreach Worker contact:Luisa Hubspeth (831) 345-2625 or (831) 722-7100 Ext. 214

Sandra Varela (831) 359-7996 or (831) 722-7110 Ext. 225

Yaceth Virgen (831) 713-7268 or (831) 722-7100 (x216)

You can also contact the Community Food Hotline for an available worker at 831-662-0991

Other Contacts:  Joel Campos, Senior Manager Outreach & Advocacy (831) 722-7110 Ext. 222












Community Presentations & Agency Events
To schedule a community presentation or invite us to your agency event contact Luisa Hudspeth at (831) 345-5625.Calfresh Outreach Buddy Program
To learn about our Calfresh Outreach Buddy program and how to become a member contact Sandra Varela (831) 359-7996Find us at the following locations:Farmers Market Santa Cruz
Wednesdays from 2:30pm to 5:30pm

 Cedar & Lincoln Streets, Downtown Santa CruzShoreline Workforce Development
Thursdays from 9:00am to 12:00pm
350 Encinal Street, Santa Cruz

Farmers Market Watsonville
Fridays from 3pm to 6pm
Next to the City Plaza on Peck Street between Main & Union Streets

For more events check out our community calendar.







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