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. The monthly food package, worth about $35, is available at no cost to eligible individuals. The foods are intended to be a supplement
"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. Senior FMNP checks can be used from June 1 through October 31 at any participating farmers market or
What is TEFAP? 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. If you need food assistance, you may be eligible to receive food from food pantries, or prepared meals
The goals of the Wisconsin WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) are: To provide WIC participants with checks to purchase locally-grown fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs at farmers markets. To provide WIC participants with nutrition education and the resources to encourage the consumption of
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