California Receives Federal Bonus for CalFresh Program Access Improvements


The California Department of Social Services and CWDA announced today (October 13) that California has been awarded a bonus of $6.4 million from the federal government for improving access to the CalFresh Program for low income individuals and families. California increased the Program Access Index by more than 3 percent, meaning that in 2014, California was among the best states in the nation at identifying and serving eligible individuals and families not currently enrolled in food assistance.

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