This facility is not currently in complete compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, also known as ADA. Humboldt County is committed to serving all residents regardless of ability. If you would like assistance to enter or use this facility during business hours, please make your request in person, by calling 707-476-4700, or via email to the ADA Coordinator at ADA@co.humboldt.ca.us ADA@co.humboldt.ca.us .
Formerly called food stamps, CalFresh provides eligible households with an electronic benefits transfer (EBT) card that works just like a debit card and can be used at most grocery stores and farmers markets to ensure access to healthy foods. CalFresh is a nutrition supplement and is not intended to meet a family’s entire food need.
What You Can Buy
What You Can't Buy
Individual adults and families may qualify for nutrition assistance based on a number of factors including income and family size.
What to Bring
Certain documents are needed to determine your eligibility for CalFresh benefits. Bringing these items with you when you apply may speed the application process.
|To verify your:||Please bring this information:|
|Citizenship||Identification (birth certificate, driver’s license, school or work ID, or California ID card)|
|Residency status||Resident Alien Card|
|Social Security numbers||Social Security numbers for each household member or proof that you have applied for cards|
|Household income||Paycheck stubs. Check stubs and claim letters from Social Security, disability, worker’s compensation and unemployment benefits. Verification of any other income.|
|Housing||Proof of rent or mortgage payments, utility bills.|