Economic Security

FAQ: Non-Minor Dependents & CalFresh

Last Updated May 13, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions: Non-Minor Dependents & CalFresh

This document answers 18 frequently asked questions about young adults participating in Extended Foster Care applying for and accessing CalFresh, California’s food stamp program. 

Content covered includes how foster care payments should be counted or considered, how to navigate shared living situations in applying, common income deductions for this population, and navigating student eligibility restrictions.