Applications now available for Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program

NCW -  If you a senior 60 years of age or older and live in Adams, Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Lincoln or Okanogan counties you may qualify for the Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP). 
 Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington (AACCW) distributes vouchers to purchase fresh fruit, vegetables, and honey at participating Farmer’s Markets & road side stands. Each senior who qualifies has the opportunity to apply annually for one packet of vouchers worth $40 to use between June 1st through October 31st. 
2020 Qualifications & Rules for Participants are:
•  Each senior must be at least 60 years of age or over 
•   Household income must be at or below 185% of poverty level. 
$23,606 Annual or $1,967 Monthly income for 1 person 
$31,894 Annual or $2,658 Monthly income for 2 people 
(for larger households, add $651 for each additional person) 
•  Voucher distribution is on a first come, first serve basis 
 We will be mailing vouchers starting June 1 until we run out. 
The SFMNP vouchers expire October 31, 2020. 
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic vouchers will be distributed by mail only.
To apply, please visit our website at www.aaccw.org to print an application.  You can also request an application by email at Kathy.wright@dshs.wa.gov. or by phone at (509) 886-0700 ext. 220 or (800) 572-4459 ext. 220  
 For a list of approved Farmer’s Markets and farm stores in Washington State please visit https://www.dshs.wa.gov/altsa/home-and-community-services/senior-farmers-market-nutrition-program 

 

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