Do I have to be on Public Assistance to be eligible to receive CalFresh?

No. Many recipients of CalFresh are employed, elderly or disabled who need assistance purchasing nutritional food.

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1. What Is CalFresh?
2. How soon can I receive CalFresh Benefits?
3. What if I need help right away?
4. What if I disagree with the County’s decision about expedited CalFresh?
5. What are the income and benefit limits for CalFresh?
6. Do I have to be on Public Assistance to be eligible to receive CalFresh?
7. Are there foods I cannot buy with CalFresh?
8. I am a single adult without dependents; can I apply for CalFresh benefits?
9. What if I have a bank account, own a home, or have a car?
10. What if I’m not a US Citizen?
11. What does the application process look like?
12. What happens if I have a lottery or gambling win?
13. How can I contact customer service for EBT?