Important Information About the CalFresh ABAWD Time Limit

As of July 1, 2020 the State of California has been granted a Statewide Waiver to the ABAWD time limit through June 30, 2021. CalFresh recipients will still need to be screened and identified as a potential ABAWD if not exempt, however there will be no time limits imposed during the waiver.

Please watch this video for more information about the new CalFresh ABAWD Policy:

If you would like to inform the County of a potenial ABAWD exemption please download a self-screening form (ENG | ESP), complete and sumit one of four ways:
  1. Dropping off at any EHSD district office
  2. Mail to:
    P.O. BOX 4114
    Concord, CA 94524-9700
  3. Upload to
  4. Fax to (925) 608-4608