Who is eligible?
Households which (1) live on a reservation or live near an approved are near the reservation and have at least one member who is a member or any recognized tribe, which (2) meet the income resource eligibility guidelines can participant in the program. Eligibility is based on the income and resources of all members of the household.
How does a household apply for participation?
In order to apply, you must complete the Application Form (found on this page), provide documentation regarding your household's income and resources, and be interviewed by a certification worker. If you unable to complete the Application Form, you may obtain assistance from someone who knows you, or the certification worker to help you at the time of the interview.
What information must be presented during the interview?
When you come to your interview, it will be necessary to provide proof of income for all household members. For example, bring pay stubs and/or award letters for government benefits such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security so the certification worker can determine the total amount income for all household members received during the last 30 days. Statements for all household savings and checking account will also be required. Also information in school tuition grants, loans, and dependent childcare expenses must be verified. Recent utility bills will help verify your address. Having all these items with you speed up your household's eligibility determination.
THIS NOTICE IS IN REGARDS TO THOSE WHO APPLY FOR THE COMMODITY FOOD PROGRAM FROM YERINGTON, NEVADA. WHEN YOU SIGN THE APPLICATION FOR FOOD DISTRIBUTION YOU AGREE TO ANSWER THE QUESTIONS HONESTLY AND COMPLETELY. IF YOU KNOW BUT REFUSE ON PURPOSE TO GIVE ANY NEEDED INFORMATION, YOUR HOUSEHOLD WON'T BE ELIGIBLE FOR FOOD DISTRIBUTION. THE APPLICATION CLEARLY STATES:
DO NOT GIVE FALSE INFORMATION, OR HIDE INFORMATION, TO GET OR
CONTINUE TO GET FOOD DISTRIBUTION.
I UNDERSTAND THE QUESTIONS ON THIS APPLICATION. MY ANSWERS ARE CORRECT AND COMPLETE TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE.
YOU CANNOT RECEIVE COMMODITIES AND FOOD STAMPS AT THE SAME TIME.
I UNDERSTAND THAT I MAY HAVE TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTS TO PROVE WHAT I'VE SAID. I AGREE TO DO THIS.