Calfresh EBT Cardholders receiving government assistance can use their EBT Card at ATM locations to withdrawal cash from their benefits account. In this article, we’ve put together a complete list of all the ATMs with free EBT transactions in California.
Please note, that only Calfresh EBT Cardholders receiving cash assistance can use their EBT Cards to ATM locations to withdrawal money.
In this article, we will cover:
- ATMs with Free EBT Transactions in California
- Surcharge ATMs with Calfresh EBT
- Free Cash Back Merchants with Calfresh EBT
- Calfresh EBT FAQs
However, food stamp and cash assistance recipients can both use their Calfresh EBT Card to check their benefits balance at an eligible ATM location.
ATMs with Free EBT Transactions in California
There are currently 44 ATM chains that offer free Calfresh EBT transactions in California.
ATMs at the physical locations of these banks are always surcharge free. However, some banks may have remote ATM locations that may not be free. For example, a Bank of America ATM location in Cedars-Sinai Hospital may collect a fee for using your Calfresh EBT Card.
Here is a list of the 40+ ATMs with Free EBT Transactions in California:
- 7-Eleven FCTI
- First Northern Bank Of Dixon Actors’ FCU
- First Republic Bank Alaska USA FCU
- Flagstar Bank Alta One FCU (NEA-WEA)
- Fremont Bank
- Armed Forces Bank
- Golden 1 Credit Union
- Banc of California
- Mechanics Bank
- Bank of America
- Monterey Credit Union
- Bank of Hope
- Pacific Premier Bank
- Bank of Marin
- Plumas Bank
- Bank of The Sierra
- Priority One Cu
- Bank of The West (Including Walgreens)
- Redwood Credit Union
- Bay Federal Credit Union
- Sacramento Credit Union
- Caltech Employees Federal Credit Union
- San Diego County Credit Union
- Capital One (Café 360 And Target Stores)
- Schools 1st FCU
- Cardtronics – Safeway/Vons
- Sterling Bank And Trust
- Central Valley Community Bank
- Sun Community FCU
- Chase Tri Counties Bank
- U.S. Bank
- Clearpath FCU
- Umpqua Bank
- Comerica Bank
- United Security Bank
- Commonwealth Business Bank
- USPS FCU
- Community Bank Of Santa Maria
- Wells Fargo Bank
- East-West Bank
- Wescom Credit Union
- Financial Center Credit Union
- Yolo Federal Credit Union
In addition to the ATMs that provide free EBT transactions in California, we have also provided a list of the surcharge ATMs below.
Surcharge ATMs with Calfresh EBT + Fee Amount
Sometimes visiting a Free ATM with your Calfresh EBT Card isn’t possible. To help, we have provided a complete list of the Surcharge ATMs with Calfresh EBT.
In addition, we have listed the fee amount associated with each ATM location.
Get the list of ATMs with EBT Transaction Fees in California below:
|Surcharge ATMs with Calfresh EBT|
|Location Name||Fee Amount|
|1st Capital Bank||$3.00|
|1st United Credit Union||$3.00|
|ALL US CU||$3.00|
|Antioch Community FCU||$2.00|
|Arrowhead Credit Union||$3.00|
|Bank of Feather River||$2.00|
|Bank of Hemet||$3.00|
|Bank of Whittier||$3.00|
|Baxter Credit Union||$3.00|
|Befit Financial FCU||$3.00|
|Beneficial State Bank||$2.50|
|Boston Private Bank & Trust||$2.50|
|Citizens Business Bank||$3.00|
|Community West Bank||$3.00|
|Cornerstone Community Bank||$2.00|
|Edwards Federal Credit Union||$3.00|
|El Dorado Savings Bank||$2.00|
|Farmers’ and Merchants’ Bank||$3.00|
|First City Credit Union||$4.00|
|GBC International Bank||$2.50|
|International City Bank||$2.50|
|Mattel Credit Union||$1.50|
|Members 1st CU||$2.50|
|Merced School Employees FCU||$2.00|
|Merco Credit Union||$3.00|
|Mid Cities Credit Union||$2.00|
|Mission City FCU||$3.00|
|Mission National Bank||$2.00|
|Monterey Credit Union||$3.25|
|Northern California National Bank||$1.50|
|Northrop Grumman FCU||$2.00|
|Oak Valley Community Bank||$3.00|
|One United Bank||$2.50|
|Pacific Mercantile Bank||$2.50|
|Pacific Western Bank||$2.75|
|Paradise Valley FCU||$2.00|
|PenFed Credit Union||$3.00|
|Premier Valley Bank||$4.00|
|Redwood Capital Bank||$1.50|
|River City Bank||$3.00|
|River Valley Community Bank||$3.00|
|Safe Credit Union||$3.00|
|Sag-Aftra Credit Union||$2.50|
|Savings Bank of Mendocino||$3.00|
|Solano First FCU||$4.00|
|Summit State Bank||$3.00|
|Travis Credit Union||$2.50|
|Tucoemas Credit Union||$4.00|
|United Business Bank||$3.00|
|US Metro Bank||$2.50|
|VA Desert Pacific FCU||$3.00|
|Valley Strong Credit Union||$3.00|
|Woori America Bank||$2.50|
Free Cash Back Merchants with Calfresh EBT
Currently, there are 75 Merchants that offer free cash back to Calfresh EBT Cardholders. However, there is a limit to how much free cash back you can receive at each merchant.
Get the complete list of Free Cash Back Merchants with Calfresh EBT below, including cash back limit.
|Surcharge-Free Calfresh EBT Merchants|
|Location Name||Cash Back Limit|
|Kroger – Quik Stop Market||$40.00|
|My Goods Market||$40.00|
|99 Ranch Market||$200.00|
|Big Saver Food||$200.00|
|Cardenas Food Center||$200.00|
|Food 4 Less||$200.00|
|Mar-Val Food Store||$200.00|
|Pak N Save||$200.00|
|Nob Hill Foods||$200.00|
|Stater Bros. Markets||$200.00|
|La Favorita Market||$999.00|
|Numero Uno Market||$999.00|
|Super A Foods Inc||$999.00|
Calfresh EBT FAQs
Get answers to some of our most frequently asked questions related to Calfresh EBT.
How to Check CalFresh EBT Card Balance?
There are three ways to check your CalFresh EBT Card balance.
Option 1 – By Phone
Call 1-877-328-9677 to check the balance on your California EBT Card.
Option 2 – Online
- You can check the balance online here.
Option 3 – Last Transaction Receipt
- You can also check the balance by locating your Last Receipt – your current EBT balance will be listed at the bottom.
How do I replace a Lost or Stolen CalFresh EBT Card?
If your California EBT card is lost or stolen, the first thing you want to do is contact California EBT card customer service to report the issue.
Upon contacting customer service, they will deactivate your EBT card. This means that you will no longer have access to your benefits until your replacement card arrives.
To contact California EBT Card Customer Service use the contact information below.
When will I receive my CalFresh benefits?
In all California counties, except Los Angeles, food Stamps Benefits are deposited on EBT Cards over the first 10 days of every month.
When your food stamps benefit is deposited on your EBT Card depends on the last digit of your case number.
Here is the schedule of payment based on the last digit of your case number:
|If your Case Number ends in||Benefits are deposited on the|
|1||1st of the month|
|2||2nd of the month|
|3||3rd of the month|
|4||4th of the month|
|5||5th of the month|
|6||6th of the month|
|7||7th of the month|
|8||8th of the month|
|9||9th of the month|
|0||10th of the month|
For more help, see our article on the EBT Schedule for California for cash benefits calendar.
Which Restaurants Accept CalFresh EBT?
Currently, you can use CalFresh EBT at restaurants in 39 counties in California.
However, to be eligible, you have to be over 60 years of age or older, disabled, or homeless to use their CalFresh benefits at restaurants.
Here is the list of participating counties. Click on the county below for more information of participating restaurants in each county.
Currently, the restaurant meals program is active in the following counties:
- Contra Costa
- Los Angeles
- San Benito
- San Bernardino
- San Diego
- San Francisco
- San Joaquin
- San Luis Obispo
- San Mateo
- Santa Barbara
- Santa Clara
- Santa Cruz
What is the Phone Number for CalFresh?
If you would like to contact CalFresh or need help on how to apply for CalFresh benefits in your county, please call the number below:
CalFresh Phone Number: 1-877-847-3663.
ATMs with Free EBT Transactions in California Summary
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