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.

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.

2016 Distribution Locations and Dates

John Knox Presbyterian Church
4150 Kalamazoo SE, Grand Rapids (map)
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Thursday,
June 9
Thursday,
Sept 8
Thursday,
Dec 8
River Grove Retirement Community
5761 Jupiter Ave, Belmont (map)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Thursday,
June 9
Thursday,
Sept 8
Thursday,
Dec 8
Flat River Outreach Ministries
11535 E Fulton St, Lowell (map)
9:00 to 11:00 am & 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Thursday,
June 9
Thursday,
Sept 8
Thursday,
Dec 8
North Kent Community Services
1075 Northland Dr NE, Rockford (map)
866-3478
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Thursday,
June 9
Thursday,
July 14
Thursday,
Sept 8
Thursday,
Oct 13
Thursday,
Dec 8
Gold Ave Church
49 Gold Ave NW, Grand Rapids (map)
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Thursday,
June 9
Thursday,
Sept 8
Thursday,
Dec 8
Eastern Ave Christian Reformed Church
415 Eastern Ave SE, Grand Rapids (map)
1:00pm to 7:00 pm
Tuesday,
June 7
Tuesday,
Sept 6
Tuesday,
Dec 6
Kent County Human Service Complex
121 Franklin St SE, Suite 110, Grand Rapids (map)
1:00pm to 7:00 pm
Thursday,
July 14
Thursday,
Oct 13

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