CalFresh Benefits

See if you qualify today!

Apply For CalFresh Benefits

CalFresh is the statewide food program that helps Californians buy more food each month. You may be eligible even if you are unemployed short-term or have some income. Apply now. Get Easy-to-Use EBT Card. More Monthly Food Budget.

CalFresh Qualification Guidelines

You may qualify for Calfresh if you can answer yes to all of these questions:
  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?
(Note: If you or a family member are 60 years or older or permanently disabled, your gross income limit will be higher.)

Household Size

Monthly Gross Income

Maximum Benefits

1

$2148

$250

2

$2904

$459

3

$3660

$658

4

$4418

$835

5

$5174

$992

6

$5930

$1190