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Food Assistance Programs

Commodity Supplemental Food Program

Commodity Food boxes

CSFP works to improve the health of income-eligible persons at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods. USDA distributes both food and administrative funds to participating states and Indian Tribal Organizations to operate CSFP. 

At this time, we have slots AVAILABLE for participants to register for CSFP.

TEFAP distribution


The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) is for income-eligible families and individuals who qualify to receive a box of food every three months. 

Benton Harbor Food Help

City of Benton Harbor CDBG Food Program


In partnership with the City of Benton Harbor, SMCAA is providing a special food and hygiene kit distribution to city residents. If you are a resident of the City of Benton Harbor, you may be eligible. 


Holiday food help

Holiday Food Share Program


In partnership with various community partners, SMCAA provides holiday meals to eligible households in Southwest Michigan.


USDA Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. 


To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

  3. email:


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

USDA Civil Rights Complaint Link: Click Here

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