Resources and Research
Food Stamp Outreach & Access Toolkit Basics for Beginners (PDF, New Window)
FFY 2009 Food Stamp Benefit Increase (PDF, English, Window)... Spanish | Chinese | Vietnamese
2009-10 Food Stamp Income & Eligibility Limits (PDF, English, New Window) ... Spanish
This document is intended to accompany the Need Help Buying Food? brochure. It contains the Food Stamp Program's income guidelines and maximum benefit amounts for FFY 2008 (October 1, 2007 - September 30, 2008).
Food Stamp Benefits Brochure (PDF, English, New Window) ... Spanish
This brochure explains the benefits offered through the Food Stamp Program (FSP) and dispels many common misconceptions about the program including: information about FSP eligibility requirements, household size/gross monthly income requirements, and eligibility for documented immigrants. In addition, this brochure encourages consumption of fruits and vegetables. Download brochure: English | Spanish
Untangling the Lines: Using Phone-Based Assistance to Increase Access to Food Stamps (PDF, New Window)(Winch, 2008). This report identifies current phone-based food stamp services available in California, as well as promising models in other states. It also provides information on telephonic signatures, and recommendations. Summary (PDF, New Window)
Reaching the Other Eligible Californians: California Association of Food Banks’ Food Stamp Outreach Project (PDF, 2MB, New Window) (MkNelly, 2005). This case study report of the California Association of Food Banks and their member organizations provides an overview of the food stamp outreach activities and strategies employed by 11 food banks throughout California.
Visit the California Association of Food Banks’ websites, myfoodstamps.org and misalimentos.org, for extensive food stamp outreach resources, research, and data.
Other helpful Food Stamp Program resources include: