CalFresh SSI Expansion

On June 1, 2019, the CalFresh program was expanded to SSI/SSP recipients to receive food benefits on an EBT card.   Most SSI/SSP recipients and couples living on their own may be eligible for CalFresh while continuing to receive their SSI/SSP income from Social Security. To know more visit SSI and CalFresh

  • There is NO CHANGE or reduction to SSI/SSP amounts.
  • Food benefits are issued monthly on an easy-to-use Electronic Benefit Transfer card.
  • Recipients can buy food at any grocery store or farmers market that accepts EBT.
  • CalFresh Food benefits can stretch food budgets and provide more healthy choices.

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