Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)

Community Supplemental Food Program (C.S.F.P)

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) provides nutritious supplemental food to seniors 60 years of age and older.

CSFP does not provide all the food a person needs. It provides supplemental food with good sources of nutrients which may be lacking in the diets of the participants.


  • Milk – evaporated and non-fat dry milk
  • Fruit & Vegetables – canned fruits & vegetables, canned juices
  • Cereals
  • Rice, Instant Potatoes, Macaroni
  • Canned meat
  • Peanut Butter

Elderly Income Guidelines

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These guidelines are based on 130% of the federal poverty guidelines and are effective until notification of income guidelines.

All commodity foods are supplied by the USDA. They do not need to be refrigerated until they have been opened, except for the cheese, which must be refrigerated. Help is available for learning how to prepare some of the foods. To qualify, participants must set up an appointment and bring the following items with them: Drivers license, proof of income, and proof of address.

Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska’s CSFP Program serves the following counties: Adams, Arthur, Buffalo, Chase, Clay, Dawson, Dundy, Franklin, Frontier, Furnas, Gosper, Grant, Harlan, Hayes, Hitchcock, Hooker, Kearney, Keith, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, Nuckolls, Perkins, Phelps, Red Willow, Thomas, and Webster.

Monthly clinics are held in Kearney (Buffalo County)

Bi-monthly clinics are held in the following communities:
Alma, Arapahoe, Beaver City, Benkelman, Cambridge, Clay Center, Cozad, Franklin, Grant, Hastings, Imperial, Lexington, Minden, Nelson, Ogallala, Oxford, Paxton, Red Cloud, and Sutherland.

For more information call the representative closest to you.
Jean Harms – Franklin – (308) 425-3726
Katie Shaw – Hastings – (402) 463-7679
Libby Mathews – Kearney – (308) 865-5680
Martha Draskovic – Lexington- (308) 324-4219
Barb Ostrum – McCook – (308) 345-1187
Arica Zambrano- Minden – (308) 832-1829
Ashley Perlinger – North Platte – (308) 532-3250

For more information, please contact
Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska
Commodity Foods

114 East 11th , PO Box 2288
Kearney, NE 68848
(308) 865-5683
Fax (308) 865-5684

This program is partially funded by your local United Way.