The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) provides nutritious food to low-income pregnant, postpartum, and lactating women; preschool-age children; and residents 60 years old or older. In addition to providing nutritious food, the CSFP also provides nutrition education to assist participants to improve their health through better nutrition.
What Food is Provided through the Program?
Each participant receives his/her own free food package monthly. The quantity of each item in the package will vary depending upon the category of the client, but the basic content will be the same for all participants.
- Beans or Peanut Butter
- Low-fat milk
- Fruit juice
- Grain and pasta
- Canned meat, fish, and poultry
- Non-fat dry milk
- Peanut butter
All items will be packaged in a can, box, carton, plastic jar or plastic bag.
Who’s Eligible for the CSFP?
In order to participate in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), participants be a D.C. resident and meet one of the following requirements:
- Pregnant women
- Women with a child less than one year of age
- Children ages 1 through 5 years
- Senior citizens sixty years and older
Gregory Foy at (202) 535-1417or via email.