The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

Description: This program distributes USDA food to eligible households in Kent County. The food is distributed quarterly through county wide distribution sites. Depending on what food items are available to us from the USDA, the distribution may consist of canned and frozen meat, canned vegetables, dry milk, peanut butter, vegetable oil and/or cereal. Please note: on occasion we may run out of supplies and close early.

Eligibility:

  • Household income at or below 200% of federal poverty guidelines. To see if you’re eligible, click here >
  • Must live in Kent County
  • To register for this program you must supply Photo ID with current address
  • Clients may only pick up at one location

If you have questions about the program, please call 336-4000.

TEFAP is funded by the Michigan Department of Education.

2017 Distribution Locations and Dates

*while supplies last

John Knox Presbyterian Church
4150 Kalamazoo SE,
Grand Rapids (map)
9:00am to 3:30pm*
Thursday,
April 13
Thursday,
June 8
 Thursday, September 7  Thursday, December 7
River Grove Retirement Community
5761 Jupiter Ave,
Belmont (map)
9:00am to 1:00pm*
Thursday,
June 8
 Thursday, September 7 Thursday, December 7
Flat River Outreach Ministries
11535 E Fulton St,
Lowell (map)
9:00 to 11:00am & 2:00 to 4:30pm*
Thursday,
April 13
Thursday,
June 8
Thursday,
July 13
Thursday, September 7  Thursday, October 12 Thursday, December 7
North Kent Community Services
1075 Northland Dr NE,
Rockford (map)
866-3478
9:00am to 3:00pm*
Thursday,
April 13
Thursday,
June 8
Thursday,
July 13
Thursday, September 7 Thursday, October 12 Thursday, December 7
Gold Ave Church
49 Gold Ave NW,
Grand Rapids (map)
11:00am to 2:00pm*
Thursday,
June 8
Thursday, September 7 Thursday, December 7
Eastern Ave Christian Reformed Church
415 Eastern Ave SE,
Grand Rapids (map)
1:00 to 7:00pm*
Tuesday,
June 6
Tuesday, September 5 Tuesday, December 5
Kent County Human Service Complex
121 Franklin St SE, Suite 110,
Grand Rapids (map)
1:00 to 7:00pm*
 Thursday,
July 13
 Thursday, October 12
SECOM Resource Center
1545 Buchanan Ave SW,
Grand Rapids (map)
9:00am to 4:00pm*
Tuesday,
May 30

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