Are you an OLDER ADULT? Need Help with food?

ECC Area Agency on Aging may be able to help

Eastern Carolina Council Area Agency on Aging is providing assistance to address the nutritional needs of people aged 60 years of age and older by providing a food reimbursement assistance program.

Eligibility requirements: Senior 60+, Rural areas with limited access, below poverty, and residing in Duplin, Greene, Jones, or Pamlico County.

Eligible reimbursement of any food item for the household.
(Restaurant Receipts, Beer, wine, liquor, cigarettes, tobacco, and pet food is NOT acceptable)

Reimbursement is limited up to $500 per household within the grant period with valid store receipts.

Assistance is based on availability of funding and eligibility requirements.

Reimbursement checks will be processed and mailed within thirty days of approval.

Receipts paid with EBT or Benefit Cards will not be reimbursed.

Eligibility Requirements

Please only apply one time. If you are calling to apply, only one call/message is necessary. All calls will be returned within a timely manner. The ECCAAA staff will get back in contact with you if additional information is needed. Once applications have been reviewed, approved, and completed a letter and/or email will be sent. Multiple calls and applications are unnecessary and time consuming for staff.

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