Senior food commodities (CSFP) are provided for income-eligible seniors age 60 and over in Umatilla, Morrow, Gilliam, and Wheeler counties. CSFP is a health and nutrition program that offers free nutritious pre-assembled food boxes to supplement the daily diet of seniors. Each senior food box will have a variety of high quality nutritious foods, such as milk, meat, peanut butter, rice, cereal, fruits, vegetables, etc. The senior food boxes are distributed monthly to multiple designated distribution sites throughout the four county service area.
Eligibility You must be at least 60 years old, have a gross income of $1,580.00 or less a month and be a resident of Umatilla, Gilliam, Morrow, or Wheeler county. All applications must be completed and have the appropriate supporting documentation in order to be eligible to receive food commodities.
Fresh produce is distributed in various communities throughout Umatilla, Morrow, Gilliam and Wheeler counties. These distributions give income eligible community members the opportunity to access healthy and nutritious produce at no cost.
Click to view - USDA-TEFAP COMMODITY 2024 ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES
You are eligible to receive USDA commodities if: - Your household income is at or below these eligible income levels
*For each additional member, add $1,345per month. Commodity foods are for home consumption only and may not be sold, traded, bartered or exchanged for services.
OR - You are currently participating in the Food Stamp Program (SNAP), TANF, SSI, or LIHEAP AND - Your address and the number of people in your household as declared on the sign-in sheet are true and accurate.
USDA-TEFAP commodities in emergency food parcels are made available to persons in emergency need based on current supplies. Recipients must provide the following information:
Address (if you have one)
Number of people in your household
Eligibility is based on where you live and the posted income/eligibility guidelines ONLY.
You may be asked for additional information for non-food programs or referral purposes, but the additional information may not be used to determine eligibility for the food program.
If you have questions about your eligibility for TEFAP commodities at this agency, please call this Regional Food Bank at 541-276-1926.
IMPORTANT - ANYONE STEALING OR FRAUDULENTLY OBTAINING COMMODITIES MAY BE FINED UP TO $10,000 OR IMPRISONED FOR UP TO 5 YEARS OR BOTH.
Sites and Schedules for CSFP / Produce Distribution
Arlington – United Methodist Church 150 Hemlock St Second Thursday of the month 10:00am
Condon – St. Johns Church 412 W Walnut St Second Thursday of the month 2:00pm
Boardman – Senior Center 100 Tatone St Last Monday of the month 10:00am
Heppner – Senior Center 182 N Main St. Third Tuesday of the month 10:00am
Irrigon – Columbia View Community Church 1230 US-730 Last Monday of the month 11:00am
Ione – Community Clinic 365 W 3rd St Third Tuesday of the month 11:00am
Hermiston – Community Center 415 S Hwy 395 Last Monday of the month 2:00pm
Milton-Freewater – Christ the King Lutheran Church 325 SW 6th Ave Third Tuesday of the month 2:30pm
Pilot Rock – Family Foods 168 NW Birch St Last Tuesday of the month 12:00pm
Pendleton – Convention Center 1601 Westgate First Monday of the month 10:30am
Stanfield – Crossroads Community Church 350 NW Sherman St First Friday of the month 10:00am
Ukiah – Presbyterian Church 101 S Alba St Third Monday of the month 10:00am
Umatilla 605 Willamette Ave Last Monday of the month 12:30pm
Fossil - Isabelle Edwards Hall 702 E 3rd St Second Thursday of the month 11:00am
Spray & Mitchell – Service Creek Stage Stop 38686 OR-19 Second Thursday of the month 12:00pm