The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) works to improve the health of low income adults age 60+ years by supplementing their diets with nutritious foods.  The monthly food package, worth about $35, is available at no cost to eligible individuals. The foods are intended to be a supplement and do not provide a complete diet.

Who is eligible?

Any senior that is age 60 or older and has a gross monthly income that is less or equal to CSFP income guidelines in the table below.

How does CSFP work?

CSFP provides a monthly supplemental food package that will typically include: canned fruit and vegetables, dry or canned milk, cheese, canned meat, peanut butter or dried beans, cereal and grains, rice, instant potatoes or pasta.  If you have two people in your household that qualify then you will get two boxes! 

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Effective: January 26, 2023. Based on 130% of the US Dept. of 2023 Health and Human Services Poverty Guidelines.  Use total gross income – before taxes and deductions – of ALL household members.  Every 60+ year-old household member is eligible to receive their own monthly food package.
Household Size Monthly Income
One $1,580
Two $2,137
Three $2,694
Four $3,250
Five $3,807
Six $4,364
Seven $4,921
Eight $5,478
Each additional household member Add $557

How to apply for CSFP?

Fill out pre-registration forms at designated host sites or call below to pre-register. Take proof of address and knowledge of your gross monthly income. After you are signed up you will be able to pick up your commodities once per month at designated sites, or you can send a proxy to pick up on your behalf. Several communities have distribution sites including: Boyceville, Hudson, Ellsworth, River Falls, Plum City, Osceola, Frederic, St. Croix Falls, Clear Lake, Woodville, Barron, Rice Lake, Durand, Ladysmith, Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, and Menomonie.

To sign up for the CSFP program or to learn more, contact Nancy Johnson, CSFP Coordinator at 715-977-1167, or email

West CAP is an equal opportunity organization and no otherwise qualified applicant for service or service participant shall be excluded for participation, be denied benefits, or otherwise be subject to discrimination in any manner or on the basis of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, religion, age, political belief or affiliation, disability or association with a person with a disability. This policy covers eligibility for the access to service delivery, and treatment in all of the programs and activities.

West CAP & USDA Nondiscrimination 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 for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. West CAP has limited English translation and alternative communication resources. Please contact the program staff for assistance or contact West CAP Limited English Coordinator, Jessica Rudiger, at

To assist us in complying with all applicable equal opportunity rules, regulations and guidelines, please contact West CAP’s Equal Opportunity Coordinator, Jessica Rudiger, at You are encouraged to discuss any perceived discrimination problems in employment or service delivery. Information about discrimination complaint resolution process is available to you upon request.

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:, 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:
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