Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)

To ensure the safety and health of our CSFP participants, the Shelby County Health Department has established a drive through service at its CSFP warehouse located at 1020 South Bellevue in response to COVID-19 until further notice.  For questions regarding CSFP contact a Public Health Representative at (901) 222-9750.

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) works to improve the health of low-income elderly persons at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA foods.  

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to participate in CSFP, elderly adults must live in Shelby County and meet the income guidelines.

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                   Shelby County  
           CSFP Locations / Truck Stops

           CSFP  Income Requirements 
    CSFP Income Guidelines

What Does CSFP Provide

Eligible persons certified for CSFP receive these services:

  • Commodity foods to meet the nutritional and developmental needs of the population served;
  • Nutrition education, which emphasizes the relationship between nutrition and health, helps participants improve their nutritional status through optimal use of the supplemental and other foods, and assists participants in developing sound dietary habits which can be maintained; and
  • Referral to appropriate health care services

CSFP Food Packages                                                              

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Food packages include a variety of foods, such as 
nonfat dry and ultra high-temperature fluid milk, 
juice, ready-to-eat cereal, rice, pasta, peanut butter, dry beans, canned meat, poultry, or fish, and canned fruits and vegetables.

For a list of foods available for CSFP, visit .

Where Do I Apply

Call the Shelby County Health Department CSFP Program in your area at 222-9754. 
Applicants can also apply in person at 1020 South Bellevue 38106.

Applicants are asked to present proof of identity, income, and residency for each person being screened for CSFP eligibility.