- Last Updated on Thursday, 30 July 2020 19:45
Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program 2020 Vouchers are Available.
The Venetia Senior Center located in The Venetia Community Center, 800 Venetia Rd. in Peters Twp, will continue to remain CLOSED until further notice in accordance with the latest update on the COVID 19 directives for Pennsylvania.
Please note that the Canonsburg Senior Center located at 30 E. Pike St, Canonsburg has been approved to continue preparing “Grab and Go” lunches for anyone 60 yrs. of age and older. This program will continue through December 31, 2020. Registrations and/or lunch requests should be called in the PRIOR DAY by 10:00 AM to Brenda, the Center Coordinator at 724-745-5443. Lunches will be available for pick up Monday through Friday (11:00 AM – 1:00 PM). The pick-up procedure continues to adhere to the current State Mandated Social Distancing Guidelines! Suggested donation is $2. Please continue to spread the word about this invaluable Senior Citizen service.
Also, The Southwestern PA Area Agency On Aging reminds us that The PA Dept of Agriculture Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) has 2020 Vouchers available. To qualify, you must be 60 years of age or older (or turn 60 by Dec. 31, 2020) and meet the income guidelines (self- reported). Standards for eligibility and participation in the SFMNP are the same for everyone, regardless of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. Applications are available online (SFMNP), by mail, by phone or at your local Senior Centers. The deadline to apply is September 23, 2020. Voucher distribution began by mail on Tuesday June 16, 2020 and are distributed on a first come first served basis.
If you have any questions about the Venetia Senior Center, please contact Sue Goodson at 724-348-7740. (Leave a message when necessary).