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Community Action Agency

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

This program is quarterly distribution program.

Food is distributed to the general low-income population through sites located in Holland, Grand Haven, Coopersville and Hudsonville.

Residents of Ottawa County who meet income guidelines are eligible for this program.

For more information call 616-393-5606 or (800) 764-4111 ext. 5606.

Distribution Centers / Dates

TEFAP Commodity Distribution Schedule

Quarterly Distribution Schedule for Ottawa County 2018/2019

Holland - Community Action House
345 W. 14th St
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 392-2368
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

On the following Fridays:
September 28, 2018
December 14, 2018
February 22, 2019
May 31, 2019
September 27, 2019


Hudsonville – Hud. Congregational UCC
4950 32nd Ave.
Hudsonville, MI 49426
6:00 PM (dinner - optional)*
6:30 – 8:00 PM (distribution)*

On the following Thursdays*
September 27, 2018 (1-3pm, no dinner)
November 29, 2018*
February 21, 2019
May 30, 2019
September 26, 2019

*Change of day to Thursdays starting Sept. 27, and change of time starting Nov. 29

Grand Haven - St. Pat’s Catholic Church
920 Fulton St.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
(616) 846-2701 (Love In Action)
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Noon

On the following Fridays:
October 5, 2018
November 30, 2018
February 22, 2019
May 31, 2019
September 27, 2019


Coopersville - Church of the Saviour
180 N. 68th Ave.
Coopersville, MI 49404
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

On the following Fridays:
September 28, 2018
November 30, 2018
February 22, 2019
May 31, 2019
September 27, 2019


The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) in Michigan
2017 Income Eligibility Guidelines
(Revised 10/5/2017)
Effective March 28, 2017

Based on 200 Percent of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines

Household Size Annual Monthly Weekly
1 $24,120 $2,010 $464
2 $32,480 $2,707 $625
3 $40,840 $3,403 $785
4 $49,200 $4,100 $946
5 $57,560 $4,797 $1,107
6 $65,920 $5,493 $1,268
7 $74,280 $6,190 $1,428
8 $82,640 $6,887 $1,589
For each additional
family member
$8,360 $697 $161

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.