Do you need help with your CalFresh application or benefits?
If you or someone you know is currently in need of CalFresh you can apply in the following ways:
By phone: Call 2-1-1
Online: Visit GetCalFresh.org
In person: Visit a local community organization. The San Diego Hunger Coalition contracts with 15 local organizations with locations across the County to provide CalFresh application assistance.
Below is a list of trusted contracted partners. For additional community locations, call 2-1-1 to ask for other community partners.
Location: 5952 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego CA. 92115
Contact info: Sumaya Al Banna, CalFresh Outreach Coordinator 619-286-9052 ext: 240
Locations in throughout the South Bay/Chula Vista area: Click here for a complete list of locations and hours.
Languages at all sites: English, Spanish
Contact Info: (619) 427-2119 (Administrative Office)
Location: 650 Second Street, Encinitas, CA 92024
Contact Info: (760) 753-8300
Locations in National City, Chula Vista, San Diego, and CIty Heights: Click here for more information on Feeding San Diego's CalFresh Outreach team.
Contact Info: To be pre-screened for CalFresh and get application assistance from Feeding San Diego please call (858) 863-6635 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Locations in East County and Central San Diego: Click here for a complete list of locations and hours.
The Communities in Action program office:
Jacobs Center For Neighborhood Innovation
Phone Number: (619) 229-3660
Locations in City Heights, El Cajon, Nation City, and Lemon Grove: Click here for a complete list of locations and hours.
Phone Number: (619) 779-7900 (all locations)
Languages: English, Spanish (Mid-City and National City locations)
English, Arabic, Thoknath/Nuer (El Cajon location)
Locations in Alpine, Campo, Santee, and City Heights: Click here for a complete list of locations and hours.
Contact Info: Ruby Duran (619) 478-2384 ex: 509 or email@example.com
Locations in El Cajon, Escondido, Lakeside, Poway, and Pauma: Click here for a complete list of locations and hours.
Contact Info: (760) 520-8100
Languages: English, Spanish (Escondido location, Pauma Valley location)
English, Spanish & Arabic (El Cajon location, Lakeside location)
Locations in San Marcos, Ramona, Oceanside, Encinitas, and Carlsbad: Click here for a complete list of locations and hours
Contact Info: (760) 736-6791 (for all locations)
Locations in North County, South Bay, and Chula Vista: Click here for a list of the locations, dates, and hours where the San Diego Food Bank's CalFresh Outreach Team will be each month.
Languages: English, Spanish
Contact Info: To be pre-screened over the phone and get application assistance from the San Diego Food Bank, please call (866) 350-3663.
The San Ysidro Health Center offers CalFresh application assistance at their WIC sites and at the Chaldean Middle Eastern Social Services.
Locations through the southern San Diego region:
Click here for a complete list of WIC sites and hours.
Contact Info: (877) 847-3663 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Chaldean Middle Eastern Social Services (affiliated with San Ysidro Health Center)
436 South Magnolia Ave., Suite 201
El Cajon, CA 92020
Contact Info: (619) 662-4100
Hours: Monday through Friday from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.
Location: 5348 University Avenue, Suite 203, San Diego, CA 92105
Contact Info: (619) 265-5821 ext: 209