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Nutrition Programs for Seniors

Find food and nutrition programs that focus on the needs of older Americans, age 60 and over.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) works to improve the health of low-income persons at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service

The Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) provides USDA Foods to income-eligible households living on Indian reservations and to Native American households residing in designated areas near reservations or in Oklahoma.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of needy families so they can purchase healthy food and move toward self-sufficiency.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, Administration on Aging

The Older Americans Act (OAA) Nutrition Programs, part of the Administration on Aging within the Administration for Community Living, provide grants to states to help support nutrition services for older people throughout the country.

United States Department of Labor,

Find information about how the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) helps reduce the cost of food by reimbursing adult care institutions and family or group day care homes.

United States Department of Labor,

Learn about the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) which provides vouchers to low-income seniors for use at eligible farmers markets, roadside stands and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs.