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At this time, our resource centers and offices are closed to the public as we continue to serve our clients virtually.

Getting the healthy food you need can become more difficult as the years go by. The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) provides nutritious food resources to supplement nutritional needs to income eligible adults over 60 in Hillsborough and Rockingham Counties.

Seniors pick up pre-packaged boxes once a month at one of our established Resource Centers across southern New Hampshire including Manchester and Nashua, at one of our satellite sites, or residents of participating housing communities may pick up from that housing delivery drop-site.

Types of food in CSFP packages will vary each month but will include a combination of the following:

  • Canned meat: beef, chicken, pork, or tuna
  • Canned fruit: peaches, pears, etc.
  • Canned vegetables: carrots, corn, etc.
  • Bottled fruit juices: orange juice, apple juice, etc.
  • Non-fat powdered milk
  • Cereals  Macaroni, spaghetti, rice, or dehydrated potatoes
  • Peanut butter and other protein sources
  • Cheese
  • Other foods when available

 

Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Program

Give your monthly food package a boost with fresh produce. The Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Program is an enhancement to your CSFP nutrition, giving you fresh produce to bring home to your family straight from places like The New Hampshire Food Bank and other private local donations.

Common items include:

  • Lettuce
  • Carrots 
  • Tomatoes 
  • Potatoes 
  • Peppers 
  • Bananas 
  • Apples 
  • Pumpkins 

If you do not qualify for CSFP, you may still be eligible for the Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Program.

 

Resource Centers that offer CSFP are located in Manchester, Nashua, Derry, Raymond and Seabrook.

Satellite sites include Derry, Exeter, Goffstown, Greenville, Hillsborough, Manchester, Milford, Nashua, Newmarket, Northwood, Peterborough, Plaistow, Portsmouth, Raymond, Salem, Seabrook and Weare.

Housing drop-sites are available to residents only at all of our Senior Housing campuses as well as additional housing complexes in Manchester and Nashua.

Eligibility

Must be 60 years of age or better, a New Hampshire resident and must meet the following income guidelines:

How to Apply

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact your local CSFP office.

Greater Manchester Communities:
(800) 256-9880

Greater Nashua Communities:
(877) 211-0723

For other New Hampshire locations outside of Southern New Hampshire, contact the state agency at (800) 942-4321 or visit the New Hampshire State CSFP website.

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