WHAT IS C-STREET CONNECT?

C-Street Connect at Crimson House is a community food pantry serving USDA food and non-USDA food to income qualified residents of Greene County.

It is a member agency of Ozarks Food Harvest, the Feeding America food bank in southwest Missouri.

C-Street Connect is a TEFAP agency. TEFAP is a Federal program that helps supplement the diets of low-income Americans, including elderly people, by providing them with emergency food and nutrition assistance at no cost.

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2017 C-STREET CONNECT DATES

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WHEN CAN I COME?

Our doors are open the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month (with some exceptions around holidays), from 1:00-4:00PM. The pantry is first-come, first-served, with placeholder tickets being distributed beginning at 9:00AM. Appointments are not necessary.

USDA food may only be received once a month, so you may choose whichever Tuesday is most convenient for you.

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FIRST TIME CLIENTS

If you’re coming to C-Street Connect for the first time, please bring the following:

PHOTO
IDENTIFICATION

for each adult member of the household

SOCIAL SECURITY CARDS

for each member of the household

PROOF OF RESIDENCY

preferably mail postmarked within 30 days

PROOF OF INCOME

for each applicable member of the household

RETURNING CLIENTS

Unless otherwise requested by C-Street Connect staff, returning clients only need to bring a photo ID and a proof of residency to receive food.

FURTHER QUESTIONS

How often can I visit?

You can visit C-Street Connect once per calendar month, up to 12 times a year. There is no need to wait 30 days between visits.

What can I use for a proof of residency?

A piece of mail received under your name (not Occupant or Resident) and postmarked within 30 days, a current month rent receipt, or a current lease are all acceptable forms of proof.

What can I use for a proof of income?

Pay stubs, awards letters, and bank statements (either printed or electronic) are all acceptable forms of proof.

Can someone else to pick up my food for me?

Yes. To pick up food on the behalf of someone else, clients must bring the recipient’s photo ID and proof of residency, along with a signed and dated note of written permission.

I don't have transportation. Do you deliver?

We are unable to offer delivery services at this time.

Still have questions about the program? Contact us at cstreetconnect@gmail.com, or call us at 417-831-1818!

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.