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just wondering how much in food stamps I would get in California having one 11 month old child?

Moving to California with my daughter, back to the basics, getting an divorce

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Asked by ljipbella at 6:34 PM on Aug. 15, 2013 in Food & Drink

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  • It's not that simple. They'd have to know your income, your rent, things like that.

    Answer by bandgeek521 at 6:36 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • All you can do is check with the county offices where you want to go. There are a lot of variables to consider. The application is very lengthy.

    Answer by Ballad at 6:37 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • depends on your rent- how much money you are getting...

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 6:38 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • Why don't you pocket the money your spending on internet and also you should know about child support laws and spousal support laws both where you are now and where you intend to go call legal aid before you move. You might get in trouble taking your child even if it's the best thing


    Answer by pinkparcel at 7:28 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • You will find out when you get there

    Answer by Dardenella at 9:06 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • Most people when relocating PLAN to find a job. You're moving with a PLAN to get food stamps.

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 10:18 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • According to CalFresh, the MAXIMUM monthly benefit is currently $200 for a family of 2, and will DROP to $189 on Nov. 1.

    There are also work requirements to qualify:


    All able-bodied persons (ages 18-49) without dependents must work 20 hours per week (monthly average 80 hours) or participate 20 hours per week in an approved work activity or do workfare. If not, these persons receive only 3 months of CalFresh benefits in a 36-month period. There are some exceptions, so contact your local County Welfare Department  to find out if you are eligible. 


    Answer by gdiamante at 12:26 AM on Aug. 16, 2013

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