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The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) is a federal program that helps supplement the diets of low-income Americans, including the elderly, by providing emergency food assistance at no cost. A program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), TEFAP provides bulk commodities of food to food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens and non-profit charitable organizations throughout Hillsborough and Rockingham Counties.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

AGES:  All Ages
INCOME GUIDELINES:  Income guidelines are determined by the organization distributing TEFAP food
GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Hillsborough and Rockingham Counties
PROGRAM COST:  No Cost

Contact The Emergency Food Assistance Program for more information at (603) 668-8010

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement:
The explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights legislation 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 of 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 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

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