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You may be able to receive CalFresh benefits in 1 to 2 days

Member news | Tuesday, March 3, 2015

You may be able to receive CalFresh benefits in as little as 24 hours when you apply and have your county interview the same day.

What to bring to your interview:

  • Identification
  • Proof of income (past 30 days)
  • Social Security number

To qualify for CalFresh at least one household member must be a legal resident or citizen, even if that person is a child.

Contact the agencies below for more information or download the flier here (English, Español, Tiếng Việt).

CalFresh (formerly known as Food Stamps) is for people with limited income, to pay for food at participating grocery stores and farmers' markets. Benefits come on an EBT card that works like a debit card.



Hours for CalFresh/
EBT Assistance

InnVision, Palo Alto
33 Encina Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Drop-in only

Wednesdays: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Community Services Agency of
Mountain View & Los Altos
204 Stierlin Road
Mountain View, CA 94043


1st and 4th Thursdays: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Sunnyvale Community Services
725 Kifer Road
Sunnyvale, CA 94086


Mondays: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

West Valley Community Services
10104 Vista Drive
Cupertino, CA 95014


1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

St. Joseph's Family Center
7950 Church Street
Gilroy, CA 95020


Mondays: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

If you have had a prior drug offense, you may be eligible for CalFresh. Download the flier below for more information: