Many of the people who seek our help can usually pay their bills until something unexpected happens. Car expenses. Medical bills. Higher gas prices. Reduced hours at work. River City Food Bank helps the working poor as well as those on fixed incomes or facing serious illnesses.
For those who receive CalFresh benefits, the last month of your second deposit (CalFresh Emergency Allotment) will be issued on March 26, 2023.
Beginning in April, benefits will return to the regular monthly deposit, between the 1st through the 10th of the month (No additional funds will be deposited).
Please make sure the County has your current budget, including:
Monthly income, Monthly rent, Mortgage payment, Child or adult care expenses, Child support payments, Disability information, Medical expenses
RCFB’s CalFresh Outreach team is here to help with submitting expenses and/or calculating your current benefits. 
Language services available in English, Farsi, Dari, Pashto and Spanish

CalFresh Outreach Department

CalFresh assistance is currently available during our distribution hours by appointment (drop in is also welcome) at both Midtown and Arden-Arcade locations:

Language services: English, Spanish, Farsi, Dari, and Pashto

Midtown: Tuesday through Thursday from 10:30am- 1:30pm

Arden-Arcade: Every Friday and Saturday from 10:30am- 1:30pm

Interested in applying or have questions? Call us at 916-233-4075 or click below to complete a referral form and email it back to us at 


River City Food Bank is a proud CalFresh Outreach subcontractor for the California Association of Food Banks (CAFB)

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