CF 296 - CalFresh Monthly Caseload Movement Statistical Report

The monthly CF 296 report contains data on the number of CalFresh applications received, approved, denied and withdrawn. This includes data on the number of CalFresh applications processed under expedited service (ES), processing timeframes and discontinuances due to recipients’ failure to complete the application process for ongoing CalFresh benefits. The report also includes the number of cases eligible; Inter-County Transfers (ICT) received; restoration of prorated benefits; recertifications disposed of and the number of overdue recertifications during the month.


Beginning March 1, 2020, all existing reports publicly accessible on web pages belonging to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) must comply with the CDSS Data De-identification Guidelines in order to more fully protect the identities of the vulnerable clients we serve. Cells that could identify an individual with a value of less than 11 have been replaced with a “*” to comply with the CDSS Data De-identification Guidelines .

Report Period Updated
Fiscal Year 2023-24 11/02/23
Fiscal Year 2022-23 08/25/23
Fiscal Year 2021-22 11/07/22
Fiscal Year 2020-21 09/16/21
Fiscal Year 2019-20 07/29/20
Fiscal Year 2018-19 01/02/20
Fiscal Year 2017-18 01/02/20
Fiscal Year 2016-17 01/02/20

Help is available for questions regarding the Excel file format. County revisions for current and prior years are anticipated for this report. Please check the site regularly for updated data.

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