Senior Farmers Market Vouchers - Sullivan- BSST Area Agency on Aging

AAA - Laporte Office


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General Information
Description of ServiceThis program was established in 2002 by the Federal and State Dept. of Agriculture to assist seniors in obtaining fresh, nutritious fruits and vegetables and to increase sales and awareness of the farmers markets in the local area. In collaboration with Area Agency on Aging, the vouchers are distributed to eligible seniors statewide.

A person is not eligible if he/she resides in a nursing home, convent or residential facility where meals are prepared.
The eligible senior receives four $5 vouchers that can only be redeemed at a local farmers stand who is a participant of the program. Only Pennsylvania grown fresh fruits and vegetables can be bought with the vouchers; baked goods, apple cider, dairy products, jams, and meats are not allowable. Each senior can only receive one set of four vouchers a year.
A representative can pick up vouchers for an eligible senior as long as they have a signed and completed proxy form. The representative must bring some form of ID. Anyone with Power of Attorney must also have a proxy form completed and signed when picking up vouchers for eligible senior. A husband/wife must have the proxy form completed and signed when picking up vouchers for spouse.

2019 Distribution Sites/Dates/Times:
*Tuesday, June 18th
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dushore Active Living Center
135 North German Street
Dushore, PA 18614
*Tuesday, June 18th
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Muncy Valley Active Living Center
1874 State Route 220
Muncy Valley, PA 17758
LocationSullivan
Geographical AreaSullivan
Intake ProcedureContact your local aging office.
 
Client Information
Intended ParticipantsSenior Citizens
Age GroupSenior Citizens
EligibilityMust be at least 60 years old; income guidelines are:
1 person - $23,107
2 people - $31,284
3 people - $39,461
Add $8,177 for each additional person
 
Availability
Hours of Operation See Service Description above for hours
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 Sullivan County Courthouse
Physical Site Address 2 245 Muncy Street Suite 205
Physical Site City, State, Zip Laporte, PA 18626
Main Phone 570-946-4316
Service Location Email info@bsstaaa.org
Web Address http://www.bsstaaa.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: B/S/S/T Area Agency On Aging
Affiliated Program: AAA - Laporte Office
This Service: Senior Farmers Market Vouchers - Sullivan- BSST Area Agency on Aging
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Food Vouchers (BD-1800.2250)