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Food Stamp Outreach & Access Toolkit Basics for Beginners (PDF, New Window)Opens a new browser windowNew

AppendicesNew

  • Appendix A: Current Outreach Partners by County (PDF, New Window)Opens a new browser window
  • Appendix B: L.A. County Food Stamp Partners (PDF, New Window)Opens a new browser window
  • Appendix C: Food Stamps and SSI/SSP in California (PDF, New Window)Opens a new browser window
  • Appendix D: Food Stamps and Immigrant Households (PDF, New Window)Opens a new browser window
  • Appendix E: DFA285 A1 & A2 California’s Food Stamp Application (ZIP, New Window)Opens a new browser window
  • Appendix F: SAWS Multi-Aid Application (PDF, New Window)Opens a new browser window
  • Appendix G: Quarterly Report and Change Reporting Forms (PDF, New Window)Opens a new browser window
  • Appendix H: Letter from USDA RE: Indigent Immigrants (PDF, New Window)Opens a new browser window
  • Appendix I: National Immigrant Law Center FSP Handout (PDF, New Window)Opens a new browser window
  • Appendix J: Untangling the Lines (ZIP, New Window)Opens a new browser window
  • Appendix K: FRAC’s Guide to Disaster Food Stamps (PDF, New Window)Opens a new browser window
  • Appendix L: Student Eligibility Rules & Exemptions (PDF, New Window)Opens a new browser window
  • Appendix M: Self Employment Worksheet (PDF, New Window)Opens a new browser window Self Employment Deduction Worksheet (DOC, New Window)Opens a new browser window
  • Appendix N: Summary of Applicant Rights (PDF, New Window)Opens a new browser window
  • Appendix O: State Finger Image System Handout (PDF, New Window)Opens a new browser window
  • Appendix P: Glossary of Terms (PDF, New Window)Opens a new browser window
  • FFY 2009 Food Stamp Benefit Increase (PDF, English, Window)Opens a new browser window... Spanish | Chinese | Vietnamese

    2009-10 Food Stamp Income & Eligibility Limits (PDF, English, New Window)Opens a new browser 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)Opens a new browser 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)Opens a new browser 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)Opens a new browser window

    Reaching the Other Eligible Californians: California Association of Food Banks’ Food Stamp Outreach Project (PDF, 2MB, New Window)Opens a new browser 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:

  • California Department of Social Services
  • California Food Policy Advocates
  • California Food Policy Advocates - County Profile Map
  • Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
  • Food Research and Action Center
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