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CalFresh Outreach Program

CHC's CalFresh Outreach Program

Temporary Virtual Services

The Center for Healthy Communities is closed until further notice. However, CalFresh application assistance is still available.  

Are you a Chico State student? Apply on your own by using the Chico State CalFresh Student Application(opens in new window) or email calfresh@csuchico.edu(opens in new window) for direct assistance.  

If you are not a student, please email CalFreshHelp530@gmail.com(opens in new window) to set up an application appointment or to ask general CalFresh questions.  

CalFresh Outreach Subcontractors, please visit our CFO Subcontractor Resource(opens in new window) webpage for more information.  

CalFresh, CHC, the College of Natural Sciences, and Instructionally Related Activities 

The CalFresh Outreach Program is brought to you by the Center for Healthy Communities, the College of Natural Sciences at California State University, Chico, and Instructionally Related Activities.

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News & Notes

Public Charge Update 3/9/21

As of March 9, 2021, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that CalFresh is no longer considered part of the Public Charge Rule. For more information, refer to the materials provided by the California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) in both English and Spanish, along with guidance to additional links and legal aid resources at the CHHS Public Charge website

April CFO Subcontractor Newsletter

Public Charge Changes, Extension of Temporary 15% CalFresh Increase, CDSS CalFresh Awareness Month, GetCalFresh.org CBO Portal Updates and more! READ THE NEWSLETTER