As of April 28, 2020 you can use your EBT card to make purchases online.
Individuals and families can purchase groceries online using their EBT card at Amazon and Walmart. If you receive CalWORKs, you may also be able to use your cash benefits to make purchases online at Wal-Mart.
California expedited implementation of EBT online purchasing in response to COVID-19. Allowing for EBT online purchases will support vulnerable populations in meeting their nutrition needs, especially while a statewide stay at home order remains in place. California is actively working to expand the number of stores that accept EBT online in the future.
CalFresh provides monthly food benefits that help individuals and families buy healthy, nutritious food! Even if temporary, individuals and families who have experienced a change in their circumstances and need additional help may apply for CalFresh. Californian’s can visit GetCalFresh.org
to apply or call 1-877-847-3663 (FOOD)
to be connected to their local county social service office.
Client Outreach Materials
Q&A Fact Sheet
Retailer Information Sheet
Sample Social Media Messages
For more information on EBT Online please contact the CDSS EBT email inbox at: CDSSEBT@dss.ca.gov