Addressing the present and future needs of older Idahoans

341 W. Washington
Boise, Idaho 83702
Phone: (208) 334-3833
or 1-877-471-2777

Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) works to improve the health of low-income elderly persons at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods.

Eligible seniors receive a free monthly food box that includes nutrition information and helpful recipes. Monthly food boxes include a variety of healthy food such as canned meat, fruit, vegetables, juice, cereal, milk, whole grains (like rice or pasta), peanut butter or dried beans, and cheese.


Who is Eligible?

To qualify, you must:

  • Be an Idaho resident:
  • Be 60 years of age or older:
  • Have a monthly income that meets the federal quidelines (see chart)
Household Size
Senior Maximum Monthly Household Income
Senior Maximum Annual Household Income
1
$1,307
$15,678
2
$1,760
$21,112
3
$2,213
$26,546
4
$2,665
$31,980
For each additional family member add:
$453
$5,434
Income guidelines effective April 2017 through notification in 2018

To apply for CSFP contact:

Samuel Johnson, CSFP Coordinator

(208) 577-2714

samueljohnson@idahofoodbank.org

http://idahofoodbank.org/programs/senior-nutrition/csfp/



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Contact Information

To get more information please contact:

Bettina Briscoe

Program Specialist - ICOA

(208) 334-3833

bettina.briscoe@aging.idaho.gov

or

To apply for CSFP contact:

Samuel Johnson, Programs Coordinator

The Idaho Foodbank

(208) 577-2714

Email: CSFP@idahofoodbank.org

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