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How to Apply for Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) - ACCESS NYC Screening Tool for New York City Human Service Programs - Benefit Information. One Place.


How Do I Apply?

How Do I Apply?
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The following is information about how to apply for a particular program and the things you should bring with you.

Applying for Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)

Here are the things you need to do:
1. To apply for CSFP, please call the distribution site nearest you for application information. In ACCESS NYC, you can search for CSFP locations. You can also get information about CSFP locations, by calling the Growing Up Healthy Hotline at 1-800-522-5006 or through TTY access at 1-800-655-1789.
2. You will need to bring documents such as proof of identity, residency and income. In ACCESS NYC, you can search for the full list of required documents.
3. If you are eligible for the program, you will receive a CSFP card. You will need to go to a distribution site to pick-up your food.
4. You can get CSFP even if you are receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits.

Important Links

View information about the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) at:
The New York State Growing Up Healthy hotline provides information about health care, nutrition and other health and human services. The hotline provides information and referral services 24 hours a day, seven days a week in the language of your choice.
View more information about the Growing Up Healthy Hotline at:
ACCESS NYC provides information regarding the documents you may need to apply for the program and office locations. You can also view and print the partially filled forms for some of the programs.
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