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Food Assistance



3SquaresVT can help lower income seniors to stretch their food budget. Your monthly benefits are distributed through a Vermont Express EBT card that can be used at most stores selling food and many farmers markets.

For eligibility information and to apply, contact the VT Dept. of Children & Families at 1-800-479-6151 or visit their website.

3SquaresVT and other public benefits programs such as Fuel Assistance and in-home care can be applied for on a joint application.

To apply, call the DCF Benefits Center at 1-800-642-5191 or visiting myBenefits.vt.gov.

Our Information & Assistance staff are available to help you to determine your eligibility and guide you through the application process.

For assistance, call the Senior HelpLine at 1-800-642-5191 or email cvcoa@cvcoa.org.



The Commodity Supplemental Food Program is a USDA nutritional program that provides free monthly nutrition information and healthy foods to lower-income adults aged 60 years and over.

For more information and to apply, contact the Vermont Foodbank at 1-800-214-4648 or visit their website.

Food Shelves

To find a food shelf anywhere in Vermont, visit the Vermont Foodbank.