Utah emergency food assistance program guidelines announced

SALT LAKE CITY – Eligibility criteria for those seeking relief from the Emergency Food Assistance Program, or TEFAP, were announced Tuesday by the Utah State Board of Education, Child Nutrition Programs and Utah Food Bank.

TEFAP is a federal program that helps low-income Americans by providing them with emergency food assistance at no cost.

Households whose income is at or below 185% of the current year Federal Poverty Income Guidelines are eligible to receive donated foods by self-declaration.

Eligibility will be based on total household income not in excess of the State-established income levels found hereand are determined from July 1 through June 30 every year.

Automatic eligibility is given to clients who currently participate in one of the following programs:

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP);
  • Medicaid;
  • Receive Free or Reduced-Price School Meal benefits; or
  • Have a child enrolled in the Federal Head Start Program.
TEFAP Income Eligibility Guidelines
Effective from July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023
Household Size 185% Poverty Guidelines
Annual Monthly Twice-Monthly Bi-weekly Weekly
1 25,142 2,096 1,048 th most common 967 484
2 33,874 2,823 1,412 1,303 652
3 42,606 3,551 1,776 1,639 820
4 51,338 4,279 2,140 1,975 988
5 60,070 5,006 2,503 2,311 1,156
6 68,802 5,734 2,867 2,647 1,324
7 77,534 6,462 3,231 2,983 1,492
8 86,266 7,189 3,595 3,318 1,659
9 94,998 7,917 3,959 3,654 1,827
10 103,730 8,645 4,323 3,990 1,995
For each additional family member add 8,732 728 364 336 168

Households can apply for eligibility at any one of the approximately 100 sites in Utah, and can find participating pantries on-line by contacting the Utah Food Bank.

To learn more about TEFAP programs visit the Utah Board of Education’s websitethe USDA websiteor the Utah Food Bank’s website.

TEFAP Participating Sites

* Site participation is subject to change. Contact the Utah State Board of Education, Child Nutrition Programs or the Utah Food Bank for a current list of participating TEFAP sites.

Agape Community Center 10 S 900 E Payson
Bountiful Community Food Pantry 480 E 150 N Bountiful
Box Elder Community Pantry 272 N 200 W Brigham City
Cache Community Food Pantry 359 S Main St Logan
St. Mark-Hildegard’s Pantry 231 E 100 S Salt Lake City
Center of Hope Pantry 74 S Orchard Dr North Salt Lake
Crossroads Urban Center 347 S 400 E Salt Lake City
Crossroads Westside Pantry 1358 W Indiana Ave. Salt Lake City
Desert Rose Church 3261 Old Frontier Rd Beaver Dam
Open Doors Food Bank 875 E HWY 193 Layton
Kearns 1st Baptist Church 4445 W 5175 S Kearns
Green River Food Pantry 140 N Broadway Green River
Granger Community Christian Church Pantry 3232 W 4100 S West Valley City
Iglesia De Dios De La Profecia Pantry 1192 Sunset Blvd Ste 5 St George
Jewish Family Service Pantry 495 E 4500 S Ste 100 Salt Lake City
Mesopotamia Community Pantry 3422 S 300 W South Salt Lake
Mosaic Interfaith Ministries Pantry 4392 S 900 E Millcreek
Murray Park Church of Christ Pantry 494 E 5300 S Murray
New Esperanza Community Service 7681 S 2200 W West Jordan
The Concern Center 1235 California Ave. Salt Lake City
Rich County Senior Center Pantry 21 N Main St Randolph
Saint Andrew Catholic Parish Pantry 11835 S 3600 W Riverton
Salt Lake City Mission 1151 S Redwood Rd # 106 Salt Lake City
Sanpete Pantry 1080 S Blackhawk Blvd Mt. Pleasant
St. James Episcopal Church Pantry 7486 Union Park Ave Midvale
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Food Pantry 261 S 900 E Salt Lake City
Tabitha’s Way Pantry South County 45 E 100 N Spanish Fork
Tabitha’s Way Pantry North County 920 E State Rd Ste K American Fork
Taylorsville Food Pantry 4775 S Plymouth View Dr (1625 W) Taylorsville
The Adventure Church Jesus Feeds 352 W 12300 S Draper
Tremonton Community Food Pantry 180 S Tremont St Tremonton
True Life Center Pantry 2111 N Main St Cedar City
The Other Side Academy 667 E 100 S Salt Lake City
Hurricane Valley Food Pantry 450 E 800 N Hurricane
Iglesia Emanuel Pantry 1403 W 820 N Provo
Trinity Christian Center Pantry 400 S 693 E Price
Casa De Oracion WVC 1946 W Parkway Blvd. West Valley City
Red Barn Academy 1200 W Red Barn Lane Farmington
Hope Unlimited Community Church Pantry 4115 W Sams Blvd Kearns
Root for Kids 2044 S Mesa Palms Dr St George
Episcopal Church of St Francis 250 Kane Creek Blvd Moab
Hope Pregnancy Care Ctr 391 E 500 S St George
Pentecostal Church of God Pantry 6180 S 4590 W Kearns
For The Kids 825 N 300 W Salt Lake City
Ruth’s Kitchen 5929 S 900 E Murray
Calvary Church Utah Food for Families 460 W Century Dr Murray
Nations For Christ Pantry 295 E 200 S Clearfield
Blanding Food Pantry 558 S 200 E Mixture
Morgan Grace Fellowship 49 W 150 N Morgan
Beaver County Food Network 100 E Center St Beaver
Beaver County Food Network Milford 451 N Main St Milford
CAS Provo Food Bank 815 S Freedom Blvd Ste 100 Provo
CAS Heber Food Pantry 34 W 200 S Ste 4 Heber City
CAS Coalville Food Pantry 17 S Main St Coalville
Christian Center of Park City 1283 Deer Valley Dr Park City
Heber Valley Center Stage Pantry 55 E Center St Heber City
CCS Joyce Hansen 2504 F Ave (warehouse deliveries) Ogden
CCS St. Vincent de Paul Dining Room 437 W 200 S Salt Lake City
Richfield CUFS Sevier 2050 S Industrial Parkway Rd Richfield
Nephi CUFS Juab 45 S 100 W Nephi
Junction CUFS Piute 180 W 500 N Junction
Bicknell CUFS Wayne 475 S 300 E Bicknell
Garfield County Care & Share Panguitch 81 N 50 W Panguitch
Garfield County Care & Share Escalante 75 N 100 W Escalante
Grace Episcopal Church Pantry 1072 E 900 S St George
HASLC-Sunrise Metro Apartments Pantry 580 S 500 W Salt Lake City
Iron County Care & Share 222 W 900 N Cedar City
Kane County Care & Share Kanab 56 W 450 N Kanab
Bluff Community Center Pantry 3rd East and Mulberry Ave Bluff
Palmer Court Pantry 999 S Main St Salt Lake City
Men’s Resource Center 3380 S 1000 W South Salt Lake
The Salvation Army Family Services Program SLC 438 S 900 W Salt Lake City
The Salvation Army Family Services Program Ogden 2615 Grant Ave. Ogden
Salvation Army St George 803 S Bluff St St. George
Carbon County Food Bank 75 E 400 S Price
Emery County Food Bank 40 S Center St Castledale
Grand County Food Bank 56 N 200 E Moab

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