California Releases July 2024 CalFresh Payment: Eligibility Criteria for Food Stamps

California releases July 2024 CalFresh payments, ensuring residents know the exact timing and details for effective grocery planning.

California Releases July 2024 CalFresh Payment: The distribution of CalFresh payments is avidly anticipated by California residents, as July has arrived. In order to effectively plan their grocery buying for the week, it is crucial for recipients to be aware of the precise timing and specifics of these payments.

CalFresh administers the federal Supplemental Nutrition help Program (SNAP) in California, providing monthly cash help to qualified low-income families. This aid is for healthy food purchases. At participating farmers’ markets and food stores, an electronic benefits transfer (EBT) card works like a debit card.

The EBT card’s benefits are loaded over the first 10 days of each month based on the recipient’s case number’s final digit. Benefits are distributed on the first of each month if the recipient’s case number ends in “1.”

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How to apply for CalFresh benefits

To apply for CalFresh, please visit the Get CalFresh website and complete the online application. Applicants will be contacted by the county within a few weeks to schedule an eligibility interview. An EBT card will be issued to you within ten days if you meet the eligibility requirements.

Additionally, you may submit an application by contacting the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) at (866) 613-3777. Ensure that the requisite documents are readily available, including verification of income, immigration status, and identification.

To verify the status of your CalFresh payments, you may access the Benefits Cal application to view the forthcoming payment dates and amounts. As an alternative, you may contact the CalFresh hotline at 1-877-847-3663 or visit your local CDSS office for assistance.

This week’s CalFresh payment schedule is as follows:

  • July 7: Case numbers ending in 7
  • July 8: Case numbers ending in 8
  • July 9: Case numbers ending in 9
  • July 10: Case numbers ending in 0

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