Focus: HOPE Food Box for Seniors

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To certify with the Maplewood Community Center site, call 734-793-1857.

The Focus: HOPE Food for Seniors Program provides free monthly food to senior citizens who are 60 years of age and older and reside in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, and Washtenaw counties.  Listed below are the income guidelines used to determine eligibility for the Focus: HOPE Food for Seniors Program.  

TOTAL FAMILY SIZEYEARLY INCOMEMONTHLY INCOMEWEEKLY INCOME
1$16,237$1,354$313
2$21,983$1,832 $423
3$27,729$2,790$644
4$33,475$2,790$644
Each additional family member add...+$5,746+$479+$111

If a senior meets the eligibility requirements as outlined above, he/she may be certified at any one of the Focus: HOPE Food Centers or at one of the many certification agencies in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, and Washtenaw counties. When a senior is certified at a food center, he/she is able to pick up his/her first month's food on that day.

In order to be certified, a senior must apply in person and bring the following:

1) proof of age, 2) identification, and 3) number of people in household

Home delivery may be arranged for eligible seniors who are home bound or disabled. If you need transportation or have any other questions call 313-494-4980.

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, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.