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The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

This program is quarterly food program distributed through local food pantries in Ottawa County.

Food is distributed to the general public 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.

Quarterly Distribution Schedule for Ottawa County 2020/2021

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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

Currently distributing via pantry only. Please call CAH for appointment.

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 Noon

On the following Fridays:
September 25, 2020
December 4, 2020
March 19, 2021
June 25, 2021
September 24, 2021

Hudsonville – Hud. Congregational UCC
4950 32nd Ave.
Hudsonville, MI 49426
6:00 – 7:00 PM

On the following Thursdays:
December 10, 2020 - (Change of location: Jehovah Jireh, 4055 Van Buren, Hudsonville. Please call to let them know you’re coming and if you want a prepackaged box or if you want to shop the food inside to select what you want. 616-209-7688)
March 25, 2021
June 24, 2021
September 23, 2021

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

On the following Fridays:
September 25, 2020
December 4, 2020
March 26, 2021
June 25, 2021
September 24, 2021

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) in Michigan
2021 Income Eligibility Guidelines
Effective May 1, 2021

Based on 200 Percent of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines

Household Size Annual Monthly Weekly
1 $25,760 $2,147 $495
2 $34,840 $2,903 $670
3 $43,920 $3,660 $845
4 $53,000 $4,417 $1,019
5 $62,080 $5,173 $1,194
6 $71,160 $5,930 $1,368
7 $80,240 $6,687 $1,543
8 $89,320 $7,443 $1,718
For each additional family member $9,080 $757 $175

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.

Other Food Resources

For other food resources in Ottawa county, visit ottawafood.org.
For farmers markets who accept Bridge Card benefit and Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB), visit westmichiganfarmmarkets.org.