Resources to avoid paying ATM fees
3) Use the State of California’s list of Surcharge Free ATMs, ATMs that do charge fees, and surcharge-free retailers.
4) If you live in Alameda County, you can obtain your benefits from an ATM at one of four county social service offices:
…Alameda County has taken an innovative step to ease that problem, becoming the state’s first county to install automated teller machines with no fee for people using them to get their social services money. Read the entire article here: Oakland Tribune: Alameda County to install no-fee ATMs for families in need