Service Name: CalFresh
Organization Name: SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY (SFHSA), DEPARTMENT OF BENEFITS AND FAMILY SUPPORT (BFS)
- Description: Note for Coronavirus response period:
Providing services remotely during pandemic. Call with inquiries. Continuing to receive documents via drop-box, mail, or email. Home visit option has been suspended, consult with IHSS.
Provides nutrition assistance to low-income individuals and families. Deposits a monthly benefit onto an Electronic Benefit Card(EBT). The card allows participants to purchase food at most stores and some farmers markets. Emergency, expedited CalFresh may be available within three days, depending on circumstances. Call Intake Line or Toll Free Hotline for details.
Using EBT for online purchases
CalFresh EBT extended its service for online use at approved retailers. Recipients can now purchase eligible groceries at participating stores for delivery and pickup. Click here for details.
Note: The Restaurant Meals Program (RMP) is available in San Francisco County. Eligible CalFresh recipients can use their EBT card to purchase prepared meals at participating restaurants. Please click here for information.
- Website: https://www.sfhsa.org/about/departments/department-benefits-and-family-support-bfs
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone(s): (415) 558-4700, (855) 355-5757
- Hours: Mon 8am - 5pm; Tue 8am - 5pm; Wed 8am - 5pm; Thu 8am - 5pm; Fri 8am - 5pm;
- Eligibility: Must be a United States citizen, legal permanent resident, refugee/asylee, or victim of trafficking who meets the income requirements depending on household size.
Household Size / Monthly Gross Income Limit:
Each additional member plus $698
- Requirements: - Proof of identity- Social Security number/s- Immigration status (if applicable)- Proof of residency- Proof of income- Assets (bank statement, mortgage statement, life insurance policies, stocks, bonds, or certificates of deposit) - Housing and other expenses (mortgage/rent receipts, utility bills, medical bills, childcare expenses, etc)
- San Francisco United States