Get Extra Money for Groceries Each Month

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Free, expert help enrolling in the CalFresh Nutrition Assistance Program (aka food stamps). 

To qualify for CalFresh, you need to:

  • Meet the gross monthly income limits
  • Not be receiving SSI (Supplemental Security Income). If there are other household members living in the home who do not receive SSI, they may be eligible for food stamps
  • There is no resource limit ( if you have children under 18 years old)

Still not sure if you qualify? That's ok - get your questions answered. 

If you'd like to enroll, please bring copies of the following information with you:

  • I.D. card (any type is OK)
  • Social Security Number (for everyone in the household who has one)
  • Legal Permanent Resident Card (for everyone in the household who has one)
  • Bank Account Statements (checking and/or savings)
  • Proof of Income (check stubs or letter from employer)
  • Proof of Expenses (rent, utilities, child care or child support)
  • Medical Expenses (If over the age of 60 or disabled)

Help available in English and in Spanish.


Monday, April 9, 2018 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 11:00am - 2:00pm


Main Library

Community Kiosk/Veterans Center
125 14th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 238-3134