FAA5.K Using Benefits : 04 General EBT Usage for CA
General EBT Usage for CA
Information on this page refers to the Cash Assistance program
This section identifies allowable and non-allowable purchases using CA benefits.
CA benefits are accessed through the Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) process. EBT cards for CA can be used at any of the following:
Automated Teller Machine (ATM) to withdraw cash
At a retailer’s Point of Sale (POS) device to make purchases or request cash back
Authorized online vendors to make purchases (See FAA Pilot Programs(g) and EBT Online Purchasing(g))
EBT cards cannot be used to purchase lottery tickets or to withdraw CA benefits from ATMs or POS devices at any of the following locations:
Liquor stores
Horse or dog racing facilities
Medical marijuana dispensaries
Adult entertainment establishment
Legal Authorities
last revised 3/27/2023