Recipient Qualifications

It’s important to understand that
we are here to help “Neighbors In Need.”

We strive to:

Serve our recipients with respect, dignity and compassion.

Provide we do our best to provide nutritious food in order to supplement nearly a month’s worth of meals.

Offer recipients information and guidance to other community valued resources such as food stamps, clothing and budget management, etc.


*If you or someone you know is in need, please contact us!



This table shows a yearly gross income for each family size.  If your household income is at or below the income listed for the number of people in your household, you are eligible to receive food.

State of Maine TEFAP Income Guidelines

July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019

150% of Maine Poverty Guidelines

Household Size          Annual          Month          Week

             1                          $18,210          $1,518          $350

             2                         $24,690         $2,058         $475

             3                         $31,170           $2,597         $599

             4                         $37,650          $3,138         $724

             5                         $44,130          $3,678         $849

             6                         $50,610          $4,218         $973

             7                         $57,090          $5,948         $1,098

             8                        $63,570           $6,623         $1,223

For Each
Add          $6,480              $675              $125

You also may be eligible to receive food from TEFAP if your income is greater than that shown in the above table providing you are unable to meet the nutritional needs of your household due to an emergency situation.