Meals & Nutrition


CalFresh Helps Put Healthy and Nutritious Food on the Table

The CalFresh Program, also known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), can add to your food budget to put healthy and nutritious food on the table. This Federal Government program issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy most foods at many markets and food stores. Vivalon offers assistance with the application process.

Frequently asked questions:

Anyone with a fixed budget who currently meets the CalFresh income guidelines may be eligible to receive CalFresh.

SF-Marin Food Bank staff can help you apply. Please bring an ID, proof of income and unearned income, bank statements, and proof of residency. For more information, please call: (415) 767-5220 or visit their website.

Once a month, CalFresh benefits will be deposited on to your EBT card.

This program is free for those who qualify.

The monthly CalFresh benefit amount one receives depends on their household size and income. 

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