Food Stamps / CalFresh

This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.

Ask questions and get answers, in real time, right here on the Internet, from live law librarians throughout California.

If you cannot afford the filing fee or other court costs, you may qualify to have these fees and costs waived by the court.

Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.

The Constitution; Executive and Administrative Laws; County, Appellate, Supreme Court, and Federal Districts; State Legislation; and Legal Guides.

Guardianships, dependency proceedings, getting a child out of a shelter, visitation rights of grandparents, when permanent custody is necessary, adoption, foster care, public benefits, relative caregiver options chart, and school issues.

Looking for Benefits? Answer questions to find out which government benefits you may be eligible to receive.

No one is ineligible for either CalFresh or CalWORKs because of a prior felony drug conviction.

This online tool can help see if you qualify.

Find an America"s Job Center of California near you: your easy one-stop access to the state"s employment-related services.

If you don"t have money for your child"s needs, you can apply for aid.

Basic information about living in the United States and finding services.

Apply online here instead of by mail, phone, or in-person.

You may be eligible if you are a "qualified" immigrant.

Rules about income, money, and legal status.

Phone numbers for your county's social services.

Search by city, zip code, or phone area code.

Some people who are homeless may qualify for food help through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

CalFresh time limits; How to keep getting CalFresh benefits (certification periods); Failing to fill out or submit the Semi-Annual Report form (SAR 7); Coming in for an interview before the certification period is over; Restoration of "non-assistance" CalFresh benefits after curing the basis for termination; What happens if the household moves; Replacing CalFresh benefits if something happens to them; Non-work program penalties.