EICAP partners with the Idaho Food Bank and communities to provide nutrition to individuals in the community. In order to receive assistance there are some eligibility guidelines that apply; please contact your local food bank for an application.
The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)- is a federally run program that helps supplement the diets of low-income Americans by providing them with nutrition assistance at no cost. Participants can access these commodities once a month.
Food is distributed to individuals from the Challis, Rexburg, and Salmon office to eligible clients. Interested clients will need to provide identification, proof of residency, and to complete an application with a declaration of income. The guidelines for TEFAP are:
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Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)- is a federally run program that works to improve the health of low-income elderly persons (60+) by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods. Participants receive a prepackaged box once a month.
Food Boxes are distributed to residents of Custer, Lemhi, and Madison county. Recipients must be over the age of 60 and within the income guidelines. The guidelines for CSFP are:
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Community Donations – We accept food donations as well as monetary donations for the purchase of food.
If you are interested in food assistance or food bank services you can contact or visit any of the following locations for more information.