The CalFresh time limit for able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs) was reimposed September 1, 2018 in three California counties, and will likely continue to affect new areas in September 2019 and beyond.This page serves as a resource for administrators and local partners to share strategies and resources to mitigate the loss of benefits among CalFresh participants with ABAWD status.
On December 20, President Trump signed a new Farm Bill that protects the funding and structure of SNAP (CalFresh in California). CFPA and our anti-hunger allies Read more here…
CalFresh Time Limits 101: What clients and service providers need to know. PDF
California Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD) Handbook Version 1.0 link
CDSS webinar training series on implementing the three-month time limit link
Center on Budget & Policy Priorities toolkit for states implementing the ABAWD Time Limit PDF
Webinar hosted by the California Association of Food Banks: An Introduction to the ABAWD Time Limit link
CDSS All County Letter: Summary of the ABAWD Time Limit PDF