Nutrition and Food Assistance

The Wisconsin Department of Health Service's Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) offers free, nutritious foods to low-income seniors aged 60 years and older.
"More Than a Meal" In 2013, community dining centers participating in the Wisconsin Elderly Nutrition Program served approximately 1.7 million meals to older adults in Wisconsin and approximately 2.1 million meals were delivered to homebound seniors throughout the state via this program. State and
The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (Senior FMNP) offers low-income older citizens an opportunity to purchase fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs from certified farmers.
TEFAP is a federal program that provides food commodities to distribution sites. Food pantries and prepared meal sites receive commodities and they are distributed with other foods.
The WIC FMNP provides a one-time food benefit per growing season to WIC families that are redeemed at local farmers markets from June through October.
The purpose of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is to promote and maintain the health and well-being of nutritionally at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children.
Last Revised: July 20, 2015