Get Food

I need food right now!

Anyone who is in need of food can contact the REFB and be referred to a food program or pantry in their local community.

To receive information call 707-523-7900
Monday through Friday
8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Email info@refb.org

Get Healthy Foods with CalFresh!

It’s easy!

CalFresh benefits (formerly known as Food Stamps) are issued on an electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card- like an ATM card. You can use your EBT card at most grocery stores, neighborhood stores and farmer’s markets.

A County Eligibility Worker is available at our Value Market to help you apply for CalFresh. Call to make an appointment, 523-7900.

If you have limited income you may eligible:

CalFresh(CF) Allotment Table (effective 11/1/2013-9/3/2014)
Number in CF household Maximum Gross Income

Maximum Income Net

Maximum Monthly CF allotment

1

1,245

958

189

2

1,681

1,293

347

3

2,116

1,628

497

4

2,552

1,963

632

5

2,987

2,298

750

6

3,423

2,633

900

7

3,858

2,968

995

8

4,294

3,303

1,137

Each Additional Member

+436

+335

+142

Allotment Calculation = Max Allotment – 30% of net income

You are NOT eligible if you get Supplemental Security Income (SSI/SSP), but Social Security Retirement Benefits are OK.
What you can bring to make the application process easier:

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Additional Information about CalFresh (formerly Food Stamps)
County of Sonoma
2550 Paulin Drive, Santa Rosa, CA
707-565-2715 or
800-331-2278

Calfresh Information: 1-877-699-6868

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