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TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program)

In conjunction with the Contra Costa Food Bank, we are now part of a USDA (US Department of Agriculture) program known as TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program). It is no cost to us or you. The TEFAP program provides our clients with a more extensive menu of quality food items than we could provide without it. Our first date of TEFAP distribution was February 14,2023.

We are required to prominently display during distributions (A-frame at check-in station) for your review the following:

a.“And Justice for All” poster - Form AD-475A  (English and Spanish)

b. Current CDSS established Income Guidelines 

c. Non-Discrimination Statement (NDS) EFA14 pg2 and on our website (see below)

More than 120 nutritious, high-quality products are available. Products include: canned, frozen, dried, and fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, meat, poultry, fish, nuts, milk and cheese, and whole-grain and enriched grain products including rice, cereal, and pasta.

For a complete list of foods available through TEFAP, refer to the USDA Foods Available List for TEFAP -

Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audio tape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800)877-8339.

Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Form, (AD-3027) found online at: filing cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866)632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:  

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture 

              Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 

              1400 Independence Avenue, SW 

               Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; 

 (2) fax:   (202) 690-7442; or 

 (3) email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. 

De conformidad con las leyes federales de derechos civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del U.S. Department of Agriculture (Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU.) (USDA), se prohíbe que el USDA y sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan en o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, discapacidad, edad o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizado o financiado por el USDA. Las personas con discapacidades que necesitan medios alternativos para la comunicación de información programática (por ejemplo, sistema braille, letra grande, cinta de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.) deben comunicarse con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron beneficios. Las personas que son sordas o que tienen discapacidades auditivas o del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service (Servicio Federal de Retransmisión) llamando al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas. Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el USDA Program Discrimination Form (Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación) (AD 3027) (solo disponible en inglés), que está disponible en línea en o en cualquier oficina del USDA, o envíe una carta al USDA que incluye toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario, llame al (866) 632-9992. Envíe su formulario/carta completado/a al USDA por: 

(1) correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture 

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 

1400 Independence Avenue, SW 

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; 

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; o 

(3) correo electrónico:

Esta institución ofrece igualdad de oportunidades. 

EFA 14 (ENG/SP) 




"Let us not become weary in doing good, for the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up." - Galatians 6:9


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