Seniors


The KSFMNP helps low-income seniors purchase fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh herbs and local honey at farmers markets, roadside stands and farm stores.

About

Eligible seniors receive a one-time annual benefit of $30.00 to purchase approved foods from certified farmers. Benefits are distributed as a book of six (6), $5.00 checks.

Seniors may spend their checks with farmers who display the "Checks Accepted Here" sign

KSFMNP Checks Accepted Here

Eligibility

Seniors must be 60 years of age or older and must have an income at or below 185% of the federal poverty level. Click here for an income breakdown by household size

Income eligibility is determined by household. Benefits are distributed individually. Anyone who meets the age AND income requirements within the same household may receive KSFMNP benefits.

How to Apply

Seniors may apply for benefits between the dates of June 1 and September 15, 2017.

The KSFMNP is a first-come, first-served program. Funding is limited. Seniors who apply after all benefits have been distributed or who apply after September 15th will be placed on a waiting list and notified by the local agency if additional funds become available.

Eligible seniors must apply for benefits with their nearest local distribution agency. Please inquire with the local agency for specific hours of operation.

Local Agency

City

Phone

Counties Served

Barton County Health Department

Great Bend

620-793-1902

Barton

Bourbon County Senior Citizens

Fort Scott

620-223-0750

Bourbon

Central Plains Area Agency on Aging

Wichita

316-660-7298

Butler, Harvey, Sedgwick

East Central Kansas Area Agency on Aging

Ottawa

785-242-7200

Anderson, Coffey, Franklin, Linn,
Miami, Osage

ECKAN Lyon County

Emporia

620-342-4607

Lyon

Firekeeper's Elder Center

Mayetta

785-966-2103

Jackson, Prairie Band Potawatomie
Nation

Harvesters

Kansas City

816-929-3223

Douglas, Shawnee, Wyandotte

Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging, Inc.

Topeka

785-235-1367

Douglas, Jefferson, Shawnee

Leavenworth County Council on Aging

Leavenworth

913-684-0777

Leavenworth

Marion County Department on Aging

Marion

620-382-3580

Marion

North Central Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging

Manhattan

785-776-9294

Chase, Clay, Cloud, Dickinson,
Ellsworth, Geary, Jewell, Lincoln,
Lyon, Marion, Mitchell, Morris, Ottawa, Potawatomie, Republic, Riley, Saline, Wabaunsee

Northeast Kansas Area Agency on Aging

Hiawatha

785-742-7152

Atchison, Brown, Doniphan, Jackson, Marshall, Nemaha, Washington

Republic County Resource Council

Belleville

785-534-7105

Republic

Senior Center of Finney County

Garden City

620-272-3620

Finney

South Central Kansas Area Agency on Aging

Arkansas City

620-442-0268

Chautauqua, Cowley, Elk, Greenwood, Harper, Kingman, McPherson, Reno, Rice, Sumner

Southeast Kansas Area Agency on Aging

Chanute

800-794-2440

Allen, Crawford, Labette, Neosho

The Salvation Army

Olathe

913-782-3640

Johnson

The Salvation Army

Atchison

913-367-1207

Atchison

Wyandotte/Leavenworth Area Agency on Aging

Kansas City

913-573-8531

Leavenworth, Wyandotte

 

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

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 Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter 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;

(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) Email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.