Basic Needs

CalFresh BENEFITS


Benefits

CalFresh is basically a debit card for groceries!

Double your food dollars at selective Market Match Places

Check your CalFresh Eligibility

CalFresh is basically a debit card for groceries!

EBT Card Benefits!

EBT card

  • The program issues monthly electronic benefits on an EBT card that can be used at most grocery stores and farmers' markets.

  • Students can receive anywhere between $16-$204 per month to purchase groceries. 

  • Benefits can roll over from month to month.

  • Can be used at most grocery stores & some farmers’ markets.

  • Benefits can be used all over the country.

  • Can purchase most foods, except:

    • Hot & Prepared Food
    • Medicine
    • Alcohol
    • Toiletries

Places to use your EBT cart

Double your food dollars at selective Market Match Places

* Farmers Markets participating in the Market Match Program offer additional funds to CalFresh EBT cardholders. Use your CalFresh EBT card and Market Match will double your food dollars! Talk to your participating Farmers Market Manager for further details.

  FARMERS MARKET

Local Stores that Accept CalFresh     

  • Albertson's
  • Traders Joe's
  • Walmart
  • Target
  • Whole Foods
  • Orange County Farmer's Markets
  • Sprouts
  • Vons
  • 7Eleven
  • Food4Less
  • Northgate Market

Online Stores

Restaurant Meal Program (RMP)

For CalFresh recipients who are registered as elderly, homeless, or disabled, the Restaurant Meals Program allows you to use your benefits at participating restaurants in Anaheim and Santa Ana. For more information and lists of participating restaurants near you, visit their website.