Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What type of information do I need to provide to apply for CSFP?
A: You will need to provide the name, age, and birthdates of everyone living in your household. You will also need to provide your ethnicity and household income.

Q: Will my information be kept confidential?
A: Yes. All information collected during your application for CSFP is strictly confidential.

Q: Can I choose what type of food I receive?
A: No. All food packages are designed to meet certain dietary needs and can not be altered or substituted.

Q: How do I apply for CSFP?
A: Call the Richland County Commission on Aging at 433-3701 to obtain an application or download the CSFP Application form.

Q: How soon will I receive commodities if my application is approved?
A: You could begin receiving food as early as the next distribution day.