SNAP began issuing payments on the first of the month, and the payments end on Saturday. Payments will be distributed to qualified low-income households depending on the recipient’s case number.
For example, California recipients with case numbers ending in 1 received their CalFresh benefits on Thursday, and the payment dates continue until Saturday, when those with case numbers ending in 0 will receive their payments.
Most California households with a monthly gross income at or below 130% of the federal poverty level will qualify for SNAP. The maximum payment is $291 for a household of one, $973 for a household of four, and $1,751 for a household of eight. Up to $219 is added to a household’s food stamps for each member after