Benton, Ark. - Central Arkansas Development Council (CADC) is signing up individuals 60 years of age or older for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP).
The CSFP is a monthly distribution of non-perishable food items. Three CADC locations are currently accepting applications for participants, who will be added to a waiting list. Proof of income and a valid picture ID is required when signing up for CSFP. Persons on this program cannot also receive the quarterly commodities food program (TEFAP).
Sign-ups are being conducted at the following locations during regular business hours:
· Montgomery County: Mt. Ida Senior Activity Center, 158 Senior Dr. Contact Sue Ledbetter at 870-867-2313.
· Pike County: Murfreesboro Senior Activity Center, 120 E. Court, Suite A. Contact Vicky Hutson at 870-285-2312.
· Saline County: Benton Senior Activity Center located at 210 Jefferson Street. Contact Sherry Parsons at 501-315-0645.
To be eligible to receive supplemental commodities, income guidelines must be met. The income guidelines for this program are based on 130% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Based on these guidelines, a one person household must make less than $1211 per month to qualify for this program. Applicants must show identification when applying.
CADC is a private nonprofit community action agency that was formed in 1965 to fight and win the “War on Poverty.” The mission of CADC is to improve the quality of life and build strong communities in Arkansas. CADC's programs improve the health and education of its customers. For more information, please contact Evelyn Reed at 501-778-1133.