In partnership with Alameda County Community Food Bank, we are now offering CalFresh Enrollment sessions quite frequently. Checkout for up-to-date information and sign-up for a session now!

If you are eligible/qualify for ANY of the following, you are potentially eligible for Cal Fresh:

  • Cal Grant A or B
  • Participant of ANY of the following:
    • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
    • Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
    • Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)
    • College Disabled Students Program and Services/Student Academic Support
    • Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) Program
    • UC McNair Program
    • CalFresh Employment and Training Program
    • Mathematics, Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Program
    • Puente Project
    • Foster Youth Success Initiative
    • Cooperating Agencies Foster Youth
    • Educational Support (CAFYES)
    • Extended Foster Care (AB 12/AB 212)
    • Guardian Scholars Program
    • Chafee Educational Training Voucher Program
  • Eligible for Federal Work Study

Even if you do not meet any of these eligibilities, you may still potenially qualify under non-student eligibility.

For both undergraduate and graduate sign-ups for CalFresh, as well as the latest information on clinics, click HERE!

If you have any additional questions, please email Vikrem Padda at

Please bring the following documents to your appointment:

  • Pell Grant, Cal Grant A or B, and/or Federal Work Study (a screen shot will do). To access your offer, click here
  • Schedule of classes
  • Rent or Lease Agreement
    • Formal Lease/ Rent Agreement
    • Informal rent or lease letter can be submitted, but must be dated with the amount paid and contact information for payee
  • Identification Card (ex. California driver’s license, Cal1Card)
  • If you are working a non-work study job, bring your pay stubs for the last 4 weeks.
  • Social Security Number (You do not need to bring your Social Security Card