COVID-19 PUC, PEUC and PUA are income for CalFresh

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) has issued guidance regarding counting benefits from new unemployment programs as income for CalFresh.  Benefits from the Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (PUC), Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program are unearned income for purposes of CalFresh eligibility and benefits.  (ACWDL, April 21, 2020.)