Senior Farmer's Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)

What is the purpose of this service?

Senior Farmer's Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) is a food and education assistance program for Seniors. It helps Seniors eat well and stay healthy.

Who can receive these services?

  • Seniors who are at least 60 years old and need better nutrition
  • Low income requirements apply

What services are offered?

SFMNP can provide:

  • Special checks to buy fresh, nutritious fruits, vegetables, and herbs from authorized farmers' markets
  • Information about nutrition and health to help you and eat well and be healthy

How to apply?

Services are provided in 24 counties throughout the state.

Contact your local area on aging. Information is available through the Illinois Department on Aging's website.

In Chicago, contact Catholic Charities.

More Info and Resources

DHS Office Locator

DHS Help Line

  • 1-800-843-6154
  • 1-800-447-6404 TTY