The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) provides eligible seniors with prepacked boxes containing nutritious foods and healthy recipes. The CSFP delivers throughout Belknap, Coos, Grafton and Merrimack Counties to convenient locations like churches, senior housing, community centers, and other sites. With the goal of promoting good health, deliveries include foods like low sodium canned vegetables, low sugar fruits, low fat dry milk and cheese, shelf stable milk, whole grain cereal, pasta or rice, canned meat, poultry or fish, juice, peanut butter, dry beans, and fresh produce during the summer months.
- Ages Served: 60+
- Income Guidelines: Seniors must have incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level
- Geographic Area: Belknap, Coos, Grafton and Merrimack Counties
- Program Cost: None
- Other Requirements: Must provide proof of residency, age, and income. When picking up food, photo ID is required.
- CSFP Seniors Brochure
- Application is quick and easy. Show proof of age (60+), proof of NH residency, proof of income, and photo ID
- Food packages are delivered to convenient locations for seniors
- Seniors receive healthy foods to supplement their diet
- One box of food has a value of about $50
- Seniors can send a friend or relative to the delivery site for food pick up, but must provide a “proxy note” giving permission
- Seniors receive a newsletter with health tips, nutrition information and recipes
Recipes - https://whatscooking.fns.usda.gov/fdd/household-material-fact-sheets
- Information on other senior services and resources is provided
- Here is the NH link for CSFP https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/nhp/wic/csfp.htm
2 Industrial Park Drive,
Concord, NH 03301
CSFP is delivered to 80 convenient locations throughout Belknap, Coos, Grafton and Merrimack Counties.
Please contact CSFP at 1 800 878-2050 to set up an appointment or for more information.
If English is your second language or you have a disability, there are free language assistance or other aids and services available upon request. Please contact us at 603-225-2050 or 1-800-578-2050 or TTY/TDD 1-800-735-2964 so that we can arrange these for you.
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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.
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