TEFAP

What is TEFAP?

The Emergency Food Assistance Program

This program provides low-income individuals and households with surplus commodities donated by USDA. This program is designed to supplement the nutritional needs of program eligible individuals and households; but is not designed to satisfy all hunger needs or nutritional requirements of participating individuals or households.

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • In order to be eligible to receive TEFAP commodities, your income must fall within the guidelines listed on the TEFAP Eligibility Guidelines chart.
  • Recipients must provide photo identification and show proof of residency (utility or rent receipt)
  • Recipients must live within the geographic service area of the distribution site. (Yuma County)
    • Length of residency is not used as a criterion of eligibility.
  • On TEFAP distribution days, participants must sign the Household Distribution Site Sign-in Sheet, which contains the certification statement that their income is within the posted TEFAP guidelines.
  • For further information call (928)343-1243

 

185% of Federal Poverty Level Chart -2017

# Persons in HH Annual Monthly Weekly
1 21,775 1,815 419
2 29,471 2,456 567
3 36,167 3,098 715
4 44,863 3,739 863
5 52,559 4,380 1,011
6 60,255 5,022 1,159
7 67,951 5,663 1,307
8 75,647 6,304 1,455
Each Add'l Member add 7,696 add 642 add 148

 

Distribution Sites

Yuma Community Food Bank - 2404 E 24th St, Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Wellton

Under canopy at Ed Whitehead Tires
29889 Los Angeles Ave
Second Thursday of every Month
7 a.m. to 9 a.m. 

 

Foothills

Gila Mountain United Methodist Church
12716 North Frontage Road
Second Monday of each month
8 a.m. to 9 a.m. 

 

San Luis

Senior Center
790 Juan Sanchez Blvd
Second & Fourth Wednesday of each Month
7 a.m. to 11 a.m.  & 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

 

Avenue A

Vince Nelson Housing
2030 S. Avenue A
First Wednesday of each Month
8 a.m. to  10 a.m.

Dateland

Dateland Elementary School
1300 Avenue 64E, Dateland 
Second Thursday of every Month
10 a.m. to 12 Noon

 

Somerton

Somerton Community Center 801 W Main Street

Fourth Wednesday of each month
10 a.m. to 12 Noon 

 

Avenue C

Somerton Community Center 801 W Main Street

Fourth Wednesday of each month
10 a.m. to 12 Noon 

 

Somerton-Campo Amarillo

Yuma County Housing
8450 US 95 - Somerton
Third Thursday of each Month
8 a.m. - 11 a.m.