COVID-19 Benefits

Get Extra Food Stamps in California during COVID-19 Pandemic

If you live in California and have been impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, you may qualify for Covid-19 benefits.

The CARES ACT and other stimulus bills passed by Congress and signed by the President provides assistance to numerous assistance to individuals and families hit by the COVI-19 pandemic.

This ranges from food assistance, stimulus checks, rental assistance, a replacement for free or reduced school lunches that are missed, and unemployment assistance to mention a few.

If you are facing food insecurity and need immediate assistance, there is help.

See if you qualify for California COVID-19 benefits, including Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) and Pandemic SNAP.

Does Your Child Qualify for California P-EBT?

P-EBT provides benefits to children that would have received free or reduced-price school meals, if not for COVID-related school closures.

3.8 million California kids are eligible.

Also, California P-EBT benefits have been extended for the 2020-2021 school year. See how the process works.

If you are currently receiving P-EBT, you can check the balance or get your FAQs answered. If you are new to P-EBT, learn how to apply, and activate your new P-EBT Card.

Get Extra CalFresh Benefits with P-SNAP Emergency Allotments

Pandemic Food Stamp/Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (P-SNAP) will allow all households currently eligible for SNAP to receive the maximum amount for their household size during the COVID pandemic.

The state of California issues the extra allotment on a monthly basis.

See if you qualify for P-SNAP through the monthly Emergency Allotment (EA) for California Food Stamps.

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