DFA 256 - Food Stamp Program Participation and Benefit Issuance Report

This monthly report includes data on the number of Food Stamp Public Assistance and Non-Public Assistance households and persons participating in the federal and state Food Stamp programs; the number of issuances provided by mail and contracted over the counter; and the value of documented coupon issuances.


The California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Data Systems and Survey Design Section (DSSDS) is in the process of updating reports to comply with CDSS de-identification requirements.

Report Period Updated
Fiscal Year 2018-19  
Fiscal Year 2017-18  
Fiscal Year 2016-17  
Fiscal Year 2015-16  

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Contact Us

For questions regarding this report, contact the Data Systems and Survey Design Section at admdfa256@dss.ca.gov.

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Report Form and Instructions