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CalFresh Eligibility


College students may be eligible for CalFresh. As of February 2017, there have been recent policy changes that now make it easier for students to qualify. If you were not eligible before, you may be now. Below are some of the basic ways that you can qualify. Click on the screening tool links to get more detailed information.

You may be eligible for CalFresh if you:

  • Are eligible for or have been awarded work study and anticipate working during the school term.
  • Are a Community College student receiving Cal Grant A and the following apply:
    • You are currently unmarried; and
    • You are 25 years of age or younger; and
    • You and your parents had household income of $50,000 a year or less when you applied for the Cal Grant.
  • Are a CSU or UC student receiving Cal Grant A or B and the following apply:
    • You are currently unmarried; and
    • You are 25 years of age or younger; and
    • You and your parents had household income of $50,000 a year or less when you applied for the Cal Grant.
  • Participation in any of the following programs:
    • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
    • Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
    • Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)
    • College Disabled Students Program and Services/Student Academic Support
    • Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) Program
    • UC McNair Program
    • CalFresh Employment and Training Program
    • Mathematics, Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Program
    • Puente Project
    • Foster Youth Success Initiative
    • Cooperating Agencies Foster Youth Educational Support (CAFYES)
    • Extended Foster Care (AB 12/AB 212)
    • Guardian Scholars Program
    • Chafee Educational Training Voucher Program

Note, you may be asked by your County to provide proof, such as an approval or award letter, student aid report or other proof of participation. The CRRC can help you obtain or fax documents.

General Eligibility:

CR Student Eligibility

Student Eligibility:

- Link student eligibility 1-13-07 Info Sheet

Questions? Confused?

Or call 1-877-410-8809 to speak with a local eligibility worker.