Food for People

The Food Bank for Humboldt County

Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)

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You must complete a short CSFP application in order to utilize this senior program. View the income guidelines below for seniors age 60+ in the CSFP Senior Box program, and call us at (707) 445-3166 extension 303 to apply. CSFP Senior Box pick-up sites are currently provided in Eureka, Fortuna, Trinidad, McKinleyville and Arcata. Our Senior Brown Bag program is available in additional communities.


More About the CSFP Senior Box

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) provides a 30-40 pound box of nutritious food monthly for income-eligible seniors each month (age 60 and older). All boxes come with the addition of bread and up to 10 lbs of fresh produce. Services are currently available for pick-up in Eureka, Arcata, McKinleyville, Trinidad and Fortuna.

CSFP Senior income guideliness
People in HouseholdMonthly Income
Each additional person add$453

*These guidelines are effective April 2017 through notification in 2018.


How to apply:

Applications for CSFP must be filled out in person with a trained staff member. Please contact our Community Food Programs Coordinator to apply by calling (707) 445-3166 extension 303, or email

In order to complete an application, applicants will need to show:

  • ID that displays date of birth

Food for People does not keep copies of this information. It only needs to be viewed.



In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.


To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339, or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).