Eligibility & How to Apply
This page provides a summary of the
eligibility requirements for individuals interested in participating
in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP).
Requirements. Includes low-income pregnant and
breastfeeding women, other new mothers up to one year
postpartum, infants, children up to their sixth birthday, and
elderly persons at least 60 years of age who meet income
(Note: Eligible participants cannot participate in USDA's
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and
Children (WIC) at the same time they participate in CSFP).
Eligibility Guidelines. These are the
used by State agencies in
determining in the income eligibility of persons applying for
participation in CSFP.
to Apply. Contact your State distributing agency (SDA) for further assistance.
For a list of SDA contacts that includes those which administer CSFP,
NSIP, TEFAP, and Schools/Child Nutrition Commodity Programs,
To view a fact sheet with frequently asked questions about how
this program works, click