TEFAP Eligibility

To get more information about your eligibility for TEFAP, visit their home page.

What is TEFAP?

TEFAP stands for The Emergency Food Assistance Program and is a federal program that provides people living on a low income with extra food each month at NO COST! Because TEFAP food is provided at Common Heart’s Evening and Mobile pantries those who receive food from these pantries must meet the eligibility requirements of this federal program.

Effective October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020 (Household gross income must be at or below for appropriate size household.

HOUSEHOLD SIZE

PER YEAR

PER MONTH

PER WEEK

1

$24,984

$2,082

$480

8

$86,880

$7,240

$1,671

7

$78,024

$6,502

$1,500

6

$69,192

$5,766

$1,331

5

$60,360

$5,030

$1,161

4

$51,504

$4,292

$990

3

$42,672

$3,556

$821

2

$33,840

$2,820

$651

EACH ADDITIONAL FAMILY MEMBER

(+$8,856)

(+738)

(+170)

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: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights,1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.