Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
CSFP gives healthy food to low-income seniors. People in the program get a monthly package of fruit, vegetables, meat or fish, pasta or rice, and cereal. CSFP gives advice on cooking and nutrition. CSFP can also connect you to health care and social services. CSFP offers healthy food packages for low-income seniors. ; 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 four distribution sites. 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|
|4||$31,596||$2,633|| $658.25 |
|for each additional person, add:||$5,412||$451||$112.75|
Visit a food distribution site nearest you for application information. Collect your documents and take them to a CSFP site near you. You can call ahead to verify the types of documents are recommended. Find a site ; Call 311 Ask for Commodity Supplemental Food Program. Visit the CSFP website for more information. Call a food distribution site near you to learn more. The Bronx: 917-982-2564 Brooklyn: 718-498-9208 Queens 718-523-2220 Long Island 516-623-4568 Visit a CSFP site near you to get help in person. Visit a CSFP location Visit a CSFP site near you to get help in person.
required_document To apply for CSFP, or naturalization certificate. Where you live: such as a statement from your landlord, or utility bill. Your income (if any): such as a recent pay stub, current benefits check, or award letter.
required_document driver's license, passport, naturalization certificate, or hospital records. Where you live: such as a statement from your landlord, current rent receipt, lease
required_document a rent receipt
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required_document you will need to prove the following: Your identity and your age: such as a photo ID, unemployment benefits statement