In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Food Assistance Programs
Our bimonthly (every other month) food programs provide a variety of free, nutritious food to help supplement the diets of eligible participants. Participants from Huron, Lapeer, Sanilac and Tuscola Counties may qualify for one or both food programs depending on eligibility requirements.
Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) provides free food for senior citizens, and includes things such as canned fruits, vegetables and meats, dried beans, pasta, etc. Senior Citizens (age 60 and older), within USDA income guidelines.
The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) provides a variety of available commodity foods from the USDA on a quarterly basis. Anyone is eligible, regardless of age or gender, who meets USDA income guidelines. Call 1-800-843-6394 for more information.
Senior Dining Centers & Home Delivered Meals
Senior Dining Centers provide meals at 11 different locations throughout Huron, Sanilac and Tuscola Counties. Individuals age 60+ receive well-balanced and nutritious meals in a group setting. Senior Dining Centers provide socialization and promotion of good health.
Did you know you can use your Bridge Card for the suggested donation for your next meal at any Senior Dining Center? For more information, ask one of our Senior Dining Center Hosts.
Home Delivered Meals (HDM’s) program provides nutritionally sound meals for seniors age 60 and older who are unable to prepare their own meals or attend an HDC Senior Dining Center. Temporary delivery may be provided after a surgery or an accident as well. HDM’s are available in Huron, Sanilac and Tuscola Counties.
Spoonfuls of Plenty (Free Weekly Community Meal)
A FREE community meal that is served to anyone wanting a nutritious, home-style meal. Meals are available every Wednesday from 3:30 to 6:00 pm at the LeRoy Clark Center, located at 435 Green Street in Caro.
Although HDC provides the coordination of this program, it is supported by local organizations, businesses, and volunteers through donations of money, food and volunteer time. Funded in part by the United Way.