CalFresh Office in San Diego, CA

If you live in San Diego County, California, and are ready to apply for CalFresh benefits (SNAP or Food Stamps) or need help with your existing benefits, we can help. You can visit a CalFresh Office in San Diego, CA to get help with the following:

  • Apply for CalFresh benefits in person
  • Check the Status of a CalFresh Application
  • Renew/recertify your benefits
  • Go for a CalFresh Interview Appointment
  • Get help with your CalFresh benefits
  • Find out how to use EBT Cards at Restaurants in San Diego County
  • Get information about other assistance programs (Thanksgiving, Christmas, Back-to-school, Summer Programs, etc).

San Diego County CalFresh offices are run by the Health & Human Services Agency (HHSA).

We have provided the full list of CalFresh Office locations in San Diego County, CA below.

For each of the San Diego County CalFresh offices listed below, we have included the address, phone number, and hours of operation.

Furthermore, we have provided below a list of frequently asked questions that San Diego County SNAP applicants call their local CalFresh offices for.

Read through the questions and see if you can save yourself time by getting your question answered here.

That way, you don’t have to visit or call your San Diego County CalFresh office for help.

If you would rather apply for CalFresh online, see our post on How to Apply for CalFresh online.

For a complete guide on how to apply for food stamps in San Diego County, see our San Diego County Food Stamps Eligibility Guide.

To locate a CalFresh Office in San Diego near you, keep reading below.

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CalFresh Office in San Diego, CA

Below is a list of all CalFresh offices in San Diego County, CA, plus the benefits services provided by each office.

Centre City

1255 Imperial Avenue, 5th Floor,
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 1-866-262-9881
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Programs Offered: CalFresh, General Relief, and Medi-Cal

El Cajon

220 S. First Street,
El Cajon, CA 92019
Phone: 1-866-262-9881
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Programs Offered: CalWORKs, CalFresh, General Relief, and Medi-Cal

Lemon Grove

7065 Broadway,
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
Phone: 1-866-262-9881
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Programs Offered: CalWORKs, CalFresh, and Medi-Cal

Metro

1130 10th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 1-866-262-9881
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Programs Offered: CalFresh, General Relief, and Medi-Cal

North Central

5055 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: 1-866-262-9881
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Programs Offered: CalWORKs, CalFresh, and Medi-Cal

Oceanside

3708 Ocean Ranch Blvd,
Oceanside, CA 92056
Phone: 1-866-262-9881
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Programs Offered: Bus Pass, CalWORKs, CalFresh, General Relief, Medi-Cal, Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI), and Homeless Assistance Payments

Escondido

649 West Mission Avenue #3,
Escondido, CA 92025
Phone: 1-866-262-9881
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Programs Offered: Bus Pass, CalWORKs, CalFresh, General Relief, Medi-Cal, Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI), and Homeless Assistance Payments

Chula Vista

690 Oxford Street
Chula Vista, CA 91911
Phone: 1-866-262-9881
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Programs Offered: Not Provided – Call the office for information.

Southeast

4588 Market Street,
San Diego, CA 92102
Phone: 1-866-262-9881
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Programs Offered: CalWORKs, CalFresh, Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI), Medi-Cal, and Refugee Cash Assistance

National City

401 Mile of Cars
National City, CA 91950
Phone: 1-866-262-9881
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Programs Offered: Not Provided – Call the office for information.

CalFresh in San Diego County FAQs

Here are the most frequently asked questions about CalFresh in San Diego County (Food Stamps):

What documents will I need to provide to Apply for CalFresh?

Here are the documents usually required to get CalFresh:

  • A copy of your ID
  • Proof of any income from the last 30 days
  • Proof of student status (for college students)

In addition, immigrants may also be asked to provide:

  • A copy of your green card
  • A copy of your most recent paperwork for a U Visa, T Visa, asylum, refugee or parolee status, or a Violence Against Women Act petition
  • Naturalized U.S. citizens may be asked to provide a copy of their U.S. passport or naturalization documents.

However, if you are applying only for other people in your household, you do not have to provide proof of your immigration status.

Furthermore, your CalFresh benefit amount may be increased if you can provide proof of:

  • Housing expenses
  • Child support paid
  • Child/dependent care paid
  • Medical expenses if you are 60+ or disabled

What is the Income Limit for California Food Stamps?

Here are the SNAP income limits for California Food Stamps for 2022-2023 grouped by household type.

California SNAP (CalFresh) Income Eligibility Standards for Fiscal Year 2023
Effective October 1, 2022 – September 30, 2023
Household Size Monthly Gross Income (200% of FPL) Monthly Net Income (100% of FPL)
1 $2,266 $1,133
2 $3,052 $1,526
3 $3,839 $1,920
4 $4,625 $2,313
5 $5,412 $2,706
6 $6,199 $3,100
7 $6,985 $3,493
8 $7,772 $3,886
Each Additional Household Member: Add $787 $394

How do I apply for CalFresh in San Diego County?

There are three ways you can apply for CalFresh benefits:

Option 1 – Online

The easier and quickest way to apply for CalFresh in San Diego County is online at Your MyBenefits CalWIN!

Apply online by clicking here.

Option 2 – By Phone

You can call the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) to apply by phone or have an application mailed to you.

Here is the number to call:

HHSA Customer Service Center (CSC) 1-(866) 262-9881.

You can complete the paper application and return it to the HHSA office for processing.

Option 3 – In Person

Lastly, you can apply In person at any of The Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) Family Resource Centers.

To locate an HHSA Family Resource Center office near you, see the list above or click here.

After you submit an application, you will be contacted by an eligibility worker to complete the application process.

CalFresh Office in San Diego Summary

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