How Do I Check My California EBT Balance Online?

The California EBT card, also known as the Golden State Advantage card, offers a convenient way to access your CalFresh food benefits.

But keeping track of your balance can be important for budgeting purposes. Luckily, there are a couple of ways to check your California EBT balance online.

Checking Your Balance on the EBT Website

  1. Visit the California EBT Cardholder Website: Head to the official California EBT Cardholder Website. This site will be redirected to the ebtEDGE Cardholder Portal.
  2. Login: If you’re a new user, you’ll need to create an account. Existing users can simply log in with their User ID and password.
  3. View Your Balance: Once logged in, you’ll be able to see your current EBT balance on the account dashboard.

Note: If you don’t already have a User ID and password, you’ll need to contact your local county Department of Social Services to set one up.

Additional Online Options

The California EBT Cardholder Website also allows you to:

  • View your transaction history
  • Check your claim status
  • Locate EBT-accepting stores and ATMs

Other Ways to Check Your Balance

If you can’t access a computer, you can also check your California EBT balance by:

  • Calling Customer Service: Dial the EBT Customer Service number at 1-877-328-9677.
  • Using the ebtEDGE Mobile App: Download the ebtEDGE app on your smartphone or tablet to check your balance on the go.

By following these simple steps, you can easily check your California EBT balance online and stay on top of your food assistance benefits.

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