CSFP provides healthy food packages to eligible low-income adults ages 60 and older. CSFP nutritionists also give cooking demonstrations and nutrition lessons. Plus, the program can connect you to health care and social service agencies.
- Requires proof of identity, address, and income
- You can get CSFP even if you are receiving SNAP
- You, or someone representing you, will pick up the food once a month at one of the CSFP distribution sites
- Packages can include cheese; milk; rice, pasta, cereal, canned vegetables, fruits, meat, or fish; and more
- United States citizenship is not required to receive CSFP benefits
To be eligible, you should be able to answer yes to these questions:
- Are you a senior 60 years old or older?
- Is your income equal to or less than program income requirements?
|Family size||Income in a year||Income in a month||Income in a week|
|For each additional person, add:||+$5,746||+$479||+$111|
Income eligibility is based on the total gross income (earned by the applicant and all members of the applicant’s household) before deductions are made for income taxes, employee social security taxes, insurance premiums, bonds, etc.
Seniors cannot be determined to be eligible for CSFP based on eligibility in other social service programs.
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