- CalFresh is a nutrition assistance program that helps low-income individuals and families buy the food they need.
- CalFresh dollars help stretch a tight food budget and help many people afford to incorporate healthy foods like fruits and vegetables into their diets.
- CalFresh is the name of the USDA-funded Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
(SNAP) in the state of California. Recipients receive and “spend” CalFresh benefits
electronically, via personal Golden State Advantage electronic benefits transfer (EBT)
cards that look just like any other credit or debit cards.
What the CalFresh Outreach program can help you with:
- Services during drop-in assistance
- Application Help
- Eligibility Prescreen
- Appeals Assistance
- Required Verifications
- Interview Preparation
- Questions Answered
- Helpful Materials
- Recertification Help
Where do I go for assistance?
Apply in the comfort of our own pace
If you’d like to apply for CalFresh benefits at your own pace and would like for our
team to track your application and provide guidance and advocacy, you are welcome
to complete the short 10 minute application through our Mt. SAC URL referral below!
Apply for CalFresh benefits now!
Community Partnerships: Center for Healthy Communities
Our CalFresh Outreach efforts at Mt. SAC would not be possible without the incredible support of our partner, Chico State's Center for Healthy Communities (CHC). CHC is a leader in research-based nutrition, physical activity, and policy changes to support community health. CHC provides our CalFresh Outreach Program with the resources needed to better serve our Mountie student population.