Food Services

Commodity Supplemental Food Program

CSFP provides nutrient-rich foods contained in a monthly food package to the low-income elderly (60+).  CAPOC personnel distribute over 23,000 food boxes each month at 55 distribution sites in Orange, Los Angeles and Riverside Counties.  Household income is set by the Federal Poverty Guidelines which is at or below 130% for seniors.

Check out our Income Guidelines, Distribution Sites, Current Distribution Calendars and flyers at:

Trudy Wilson
(714) 897-6670 ext. 3610

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. 

Go to our OC Food Bank website for the complete Nondiscrimination Statement






Orange County Food Bank

The Orange County Food Bank works with over 336 charities, food banks, and community organizations to end hunger and malnutrition.  The Food Bank provides USDA commodities, federal-fund purchased food, and donated food to different non-profit agencies in Orange County that serve low-income families and individuals. In order to be eligible, recipients must self certify that household income is at or below 150% of federal poverty level.

For more information contact:
Mark Lowry
(714) 897-6670 ext. 3601



OC National School Lunch Program

Schools offer free or reduced-price lunches that meet federal nutrition guidelines to children in low-income families. Children from families with income below 130% of federal poverty line receive free meals, while those with family income between 130-185% of FPL receive reduced price meals.

For more information contact:

Dolores Barrett
Director of Community Partnerships and Services
(714) 899-3684 ext. 5301

Food Stamp Outreach

The Food Stamp Outreach program is a federal program designed to help people on limited budgets buy nutritious food. Community Action Partnership assists individuals in applying for food stamps. The Partnership is the lead agency for a county-wide collaborative to increase enrollment into the Food Stamp Program to alleviate hunger for the over 400,000 individuals in the county who are at-risk of hunger.   

Check out this Important Notice for Immigrants in either English or Spanish.

You now can also Determine Eligibility for Food Stamps in either English or Spanish.

For more information on how to determine eligibility and how to apply contact :

Alfonso Chavez
(714) 897-6670 ext. 3606



More Orange County Food Resources

Federal Food Programs