Community Action Agency

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.

Community Action Agency Emergency Food Assistance
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Quarterly Distribution Schedule for Ottawa County 2022/2023

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Holland - Salvation Army

104 Clover St.
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 392-4461
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

On the following Thursdays:
December 8, 2022
March 23, 2023
June 22, 2023
September 28, 2023

Please call to set up an appointment if you need food at another time

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:
December 2, 2022
March 17, 2023
June 16, 2023
September 22, 2023

Coopersville - Church of the Saviour

180 N. 68th Ave.
Coopersville, MI 49404
10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

On the following Fridays:
December 9, 2022
March 24, 2023
June 23, 2023
September 29, 2023

Hudsonville - Jehovah Jireh Ministries

4055 VanBuren St.
Hudsonville, MI 49426

Pantry Hours:
Wednesdays 11:30am - 5:30pm
Saturdays 8:00am - 1:00pm

Visit for more detailed information about how to get food assistance.

Zeeland - Harvest Stand Ministries

100 S. Pine St., Suite 100
Zeeland, MI 49464
(616) 748-6003

Pantry Hours:
Mondays 9:00am-3:00pm
Wednesdays 1:00pm-6:00pm
Thursdays 9:00am-12:00pm

Please call to set up an appointment during one of these times if this is the closest pantry to you.

Commodities Coordinator

Megan Kwantes


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The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) in Michigan
2022 Income Eligibility Guidelines
Effective May 1, 2022

Based on 200 Percent of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines

Household Size Annual Monthly Weekly
1 $27,180 $2,265 $523
2 $36,620 $3,052 $704
3 $46,060 $3,838 $886
4 $55,500 $4,625 $1,067
5 $64,940 $5,412 $1,249
6 $74,380 $6,198 $1,430
For each additional family member $9,440 $787 $182

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:, 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:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Other Food Resources

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