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Washoe County Senior Services

Events and Announcements





On-Going Activities

Reno - Sparks - Sun Valley

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  Money Follows the Person "Transitioning Home"
gives Nursing Home residents an opportunity
to move back home
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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.

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
 March 18    

 June 17  

 September 16    
 April 15    

 July 15      

 October 21    

 May 20 

 August 19   

 November 18    




 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

 March 6    

 July 3   

Due to Older Americans Month   

 September 4     


 November 6


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."


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

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

May 15

September 18

February 20

June 19

October 16

March 20

July 17

November 20

April 17

August 21

December 18