Monthly Food Boxes Distributed to Low Income Seniors

The CSFP provides those of us who are low-income seniors, age 60 and older, with extra food each month. This program improves the health of eligible participants by supplementing our diets with nutritious USDA foods.

Food packages may include a variety of foods, such as nonfat milk, cheese, juice, farina, oats, ready-to-eat cereal, rice, pasta, peanut butter, dry beans, canned meat, poultry, or fish, canned fruits and vegetables.  

ICOA partners with the Idaho Foodbank (IFB) who delivers food boxes to low income seniors each month. The IFB determines the eligibility of applicants, distributes the foods, and provides nutrition education. 

To find out eligibility click the following link and request an application:  https://idahofoodbank.org/contact-us

Additional information can be viewed in the “Quick Tips” and “Resources” section to assist with finding reliable information and supports.

NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: https://www.usda.gov/oascr/how-to-file-a-program-discrimination-complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.

To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
Mail:     U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

Fax:     (202) 690-7442; or

Email:  program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider

 

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