The Coles County Council on Aging Telecare Program is pleased to announce participation in the USDA Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) again this year. The program offers income eligible Coles County seniors, age 60 and older, with coupon checks that can be exchanged for eligible foods (fruits, vegetables, honey, and fresh-cut herbs) at farmers’ markets, roadside stands, and community-supported agriculture programs in Coles County that participate in the USDA SFMNP Program. Authorized USDA SFMNP vendors will display a sign indicating acceptance of the coupon checks.
Coupon booklet distribution will begin on Friday, July 1st 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at your LifeSpan Center located at 11021 E Co Rd 800 N Charleston and continue Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 3:00pm while supplies last. Limited quantities are available and are limited to one (1) coupon booklet per eligible applicant. Income guidelines and proof of identity apply. Monthly income for a one (1) person household must be $1,832 or less; Two (2) person households must be $2,470 or less. Please contact Coles County Telecare at (217) 639-5166 with any questions.