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Nutritional Assistance Program for Seniors

 Commodity Supplemental Foods Program is a supplemental food and nutrition program provided by the United States Department of Agriculture. In Minnesota this program is known as NAPS, Nutritional Assistance Program for Seniors.

This program is designed to provide healthy and nutritious food each month, at no cost, to aid low-income individuals over 60 with specific food packages designed to supplement their diet by providing access to good nutritional foods and help with food costs.   

Eligibility for NAPS/CSFP

If you or someone you know are over age 60 and are within the income guidelines listed on the Minnesota Department of Health website.

Eligible individuals must prepare their own meals and cannot live in a facility that provides meals.

Disability status is not an eligibility factor for the NAPS program. 

Qualifying participants must be low-income Minnesota residents at 130% poverty level  

Eligible clients are required to provide recently postmarked mail with name and address, knowledge of current gross monthly household income, and picture ID.

If you think you may be eligible for CSFP or know someone who may require assistance, Second Harvest Heartland or the Minnesota Department of Health.

What foods do NAPS participants recieve each month


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  • Canned fruits packed in juice or light syrup; 
  • Canned vegetables with low sodium; 
  • Bottled 100% juice
  • Nonfat dry and shelf stable lowfat milk, 
  • lowfat American cheese
  • Canned meat like chicken, beef stew, chili or tuna,  
  • peanut butter or dry beans
  • Cereal 
  • rice or pasta

* Specific items vary each month.


Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

NAPS pick-up is every Tuesday following the 3rd Monday each month. Please note the dates listed below.

If you are unable to pick-up your box or will be late please contact the Kimball Area Food Shelf as soon as possible. Missed pick-up of NAPS boxes without prior notification may result in loss of eligibility for the  program.

Dates for NAPS Pick-up 2020


January 21st

February 18th

March 17th

April 21st

May 19th

June 16th

July 21st

August 18th

September 22nd

October 20th

November 17th

December 22nd

For More Information

Second Harvest Heartland

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Second Harvest Heartland

1140 Gervais Avenue

St. Paul, MN 55109

Phone: 651-484-8241

Toll Free: 1-800-365-0270

MN Department of Health

CSFP is a United States Department of Agriculture supplemental food and nutrition program, NAPS is the name of CSFP in Minnesota.

Phone: 651-201-4404

Toll-free: 1-800-657-3942 

Kimball Area Food Shelf Inc.