California EBT Payment Schedule 2019

At the time you are applying for SNAP in California, they determine how much money you will receive each month. Through the EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) system, your California Golden State Advantage Card is refilled with money each month, allowing you to purchase groceries from stores that accept EBT cards throughout the US. The information below provides the California food stamps payment schedule and how it is determined when you will receive your refill each month.

I did not receive my food stamps this month

If you have not received your California food stamps for this month and verified you were supposed to receive them based on the monthly payment schedule below, then you should contact the help desk to find out the current status.You can get the contact information by calling the same number to check your California EBT card balance, or call the number on the back of your California Golden State Advantage Card.

EBT California payment schedule

Benefits are made available over the first 10 days of every month, based on the last digit of the client’s case number.

Last digit of client's case number Benefits available
Case ending in 1 Available 1st of the month
Case ending in 2 Available 2nd of the month
Case ending in 3 Available 3rd of the month
Case ending in 4 Available 4th of the month
Case ending in 5 Available 5th of the month
Case ending in 6 Available 6th of the month
Case ending in 7 Available 7th of the month
Case ending in 8 Available 8th of the month
Case ending in 9 Available 9th of the month
Case ending in 0 Available 10th of the month