Steps to becoming a Participant:
Households interested in participating will be screened after filling an application to determine their eligibility. Services are only available for working individuals and families not receiving other assistance such as: SNAP, TANF or housing.
How does one become eligible to receive services?
1. Complete an application.
Prospective clients will be screened after filling out an application to determine their eligibility. Please note that services will not be available to walk-ins or persons receiving government assistance.
After acceptance to the program.
1. Read the Participant Guidelines.
The Participant Guidelines is to help you understand the procedures for scheduling shopping and volunteer hours, making your monthly payment, receiving service, and discontinuing services.
2. Bring in the signed Acknowledgment of Participant Guidelines.
3. Pay the monthly participation fee.
The monthly fee helps pay for a portion of our operating expenses, such as, warehouse maintenance, utilities, some of the services we provide, etc…
4. Schedule volunteer hours.
Each household is required to volunteer two hours per month to the program. The activities are easy and enjoyable and can be performed by anyone regardless of their physical and skill level. Volunteer hours help keep expenses down and the program running efficiently, while creating a healthy sense of responsibility and participation.
5. Schedule shopping days.
Each household enrolled is eligible to receive two days of shopping per month. Food, clothing and small house hold items can be received during this time.