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CalFresh Outreach Assistance Program

CalFresh is the new name for the Federal Food Stamps Program in California. In other states, this program, is now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and is administered by the U.S Department of Agriculture.  The CalFresh program can help add to household food budgets to put healthy and nutritious food on the table.  The program issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy nutritious foods at many supermarkets and food stores.

The CalFresh Program helps to improve the health and well-being of qualified households and individuals by providing them a means to meet their nutritional needs.

 

You may qualify for CalFresh Benefits!  Many people are eligible for CalFresh but do not know that they qualify. With assistance from the Emergency Food Bank’s outreach worker, we can help you learn more about the CalFresh Program, prescreen you, complete and submit an application. You may contact Megan Kenison at (209) 464-7369 to get prescreened or schedule an appointment. Se Habla Español. Or just drop by the office during outreach hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am-2:00 pm, 7 West Scotts Avenue, Stockton 95203.

Other services: Case Follow-up, assistance with Quarterly Reporting (Q7) and Recertification paperwork. You may also visit the online application website, www.c4yourself.com to apply online.

Free training and presentations to community agencies and schools

The Emergency Food Bank’s outreach worker is also available to visit your community-based organization to provide CalFresh presentations, prescreening, and application assistance.

If your community-based organization is interested in CalFresh training, the Emergency Food Bank offers free training.  CalFresh trainings educate organizations on helpful tools and information that will help you identify potentially eligible CalFresh recipients.

For Information, please contact Megan Kenison at (209) 464-7369, or mkenison@stocktonfoodbank.org