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Washoe County Senior Services

Events and Announcements

775-328-2575

 

  

 

 
 
Medicare Improvements for Patients and
Providers Act (MIPPA)
 
 
 Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act provides funding to help
Medicare beneficiaries apply for two valuable benefits:
 
1.  Low Income Subsidy "Extra Help" - provides assistance to Medicare Part D beneficiaries in paying for their monthly prescription drug costs.
2.  Medicare Savings Programs - available through the state Medicaid agency, helps consumers with low income pay for their Medicare premiums.
 

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Senior Services Monthly Food Pantry
Gross Maximum Income --1 person - $1,245 per month;
2 people - $1,681 per month
Must be 60 or older (or have spouse 60+) 
Two bags per household, First 300 participants only
ID and Proof of Income ARE REQUIRED

Distribution is the Third Tuesday each month beginning at 9:00 am.
  Limited to the first 300 people
Only at the Reno Senior Center, 1155 E. 9th Street
           

 January 20  

 April 21    
           

 February 17      

 May 19    

 December 16 

 March 17   

 June 16    

   

 

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 USDA Commodity Food
Maximum Income --1 person - $1,436.25 per month;
2 people - $1,938.75 per month
Must be 60 or older (or have spouse 60+)

Distribution will be on the first Thursday
of odd numbered months,
8:00 am until 10:00 am
(Or until commodities are gone, whichever comes first.)
Reno Senior Center Multipurpose Room
1155 E. 9th Street, Reno


 November 6    

 March 5   

 January - 2 DUE TO HOLIDAY    

 May 7     

       

    

 

Misrepresentation of need, sale or exchange, receiving from more than one agency
during a TEFAP distribution month or misuse of USDA commodities is prohibited
and could result in a fine, imprisonment, or both.

"In accordance with Federal law and U.S. department of Agriculture policy,
this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race,
color, national origin, sex, age, religion or disability."

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SNAP Outreach
(Food Stamps)

Monthly Workshop at the Washoe County Senior Center
1155 E. 9th St., Reno

Third Tuesday each month  8:30 - 10:00 AM

You will need to bring the following info (we have the applications) - Identification & Social Security numbers; paycheck stubs or employer statement; proof of other income (includes Social Security, VA, alimony, pensions); current lease, rental agreement or mortgage statement; current utility expenses; court ordered child support expenses

For more information, call the Northern Nevada Food Bank
775-331-3663

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Food Truck (CSFP)
 
Third Thursday of each month 9:30 - 11:00 AM
Food Bank of Northern Nevada
775-331-3663
Maximum Income -- 1 person - $1,245, 2 people - $1,681
 

       

   

 December 18    

 January 15    

 February 19    

 March 19