Distribution of TEFAP (The Emergency Food
Assistance Program) food is on the third (3rd) Thursday of each month,
throughout San Joaquin County. Food is provided to low-income persons who
meet the federally established guidelines.
Donated food is distributed county-wide on
a daily basis whenever it is available.
* Commodity Sites*
||Low income as
established by the State Department of Social Services, and
approved by the Federal Food and Nutrition Service.
Provides Outreach and Intake for the Home
Energy Assistance Program (HEAP). HEAP assists low-income households to
pay their energy costs. Assistance is in the form of a dual or
single-party warrant, or a direct payment to the Utility Company on behalf
of the applicant. The amount of assistance is based on the number of
persons in the household, total household income, the cost of energy
within the County the household resides in, and funding available. HEAP
provides one payment per program year.
||1) Total household
income must meet HEAP low-income guidelines.
Provides low-income persons (particularly
elderly and disabled) home modifications to provide for adequate
insulation and reduce residential energy use. Some Weatherization measures
include: energy audit; carbon monoxide detector/alarm; glass replacement;
minor dwelling envelope repairs; ceiling insulation; low flow showerheads;
faucet restrictors; door weather-stripping; water heater blankets;
caulking; other deemed necessary measures.
At least one of the
|1) Aid to families with
|2) Supplemental Security
|4) Household income equal or less
than 150% of Federally-established poverty level