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County Health Advisory Task Force Seeking Public Input On Social Services In June

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A County advisory board task force is inviting people to help the County improve how it connects people to social services that help them get food, housing and health care by sharing their program experiences in four special webinars this month.

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CalFresh Eligibility Expansion Coming in June

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Starting in June 2019, the CalFresh program will allow many seniors and people with disabilities receiving SSI/SSP to participate and have access to nutritious food. CalFresh is designed to reduce food insecurity and increase food budgets, improving participants’ access to fresh and healthy food. May is CalFresh Awareness Month. During the month, the San Diego […]

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February CalFresh Benefits to Be Issued Early

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San Diego County residents who receive CalFresh food nutrition assistance will receive their February benefits early because of the ongoing partial federal government shutdown, San Diego County officials announced today. CalFresh recipients will receive their February benefits by January 16. The early issuance of February benefits is necessary to access federal funds that no longer […]

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San Diego County Reminding EBT Users of Outage This Weekend

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Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) users statewide will not be able to access their benefits for a 24-hour period this weekend starting at 11 p.m. Saturday, June 23 until 11 p.m. Sunday, June 24. San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency officials are advising cardholders to plan ahead for their shopping needs and for getting […]

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County Approves Land Purchase, Begins Design for Southeastern San Diego Live Well Center

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The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved the purchase of just over 4 acres of vacant land near the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Market Street for the future construction of the Southeastern San Diego Live Well Center on Tuesday. The board authorized the purchase from the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation and began […]