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Emergency Food Program

What is the Emergency Food Program?

Small Tribes of Western Washington (STOWW) Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP) is intended to give qualifying households extra assistance with basic food and nonfood items. This voucher is mailed out once a month and can be used only at approved stores, and is available for eligible citizens in our ten county service area: Whatcom, Skagit, Island, San Juan, Snohomish, KIng, Kitsap, Clallam, Jefferson or Pierce.

How do I benefit?

Get in touch with us! Our housing department is eager to help.

Eligibility

To receive benefits, your household gross income must be at or below 60% State Median Income (SMI) and you must live in our ten county service area: Whatcom, Skagit, Island, San Juan, Snohomish, KIng, Kitsap, Clallam, Jefferson or Pierce.

Use the chart below by finding the line containing your household size and comparing your income against the amounts listed to see if you are eligible.

Household Size Annually Monthly
1 $31,752 $2,646
2 $41,521 $3,460
3 $51,291 $4,274
4 $61,061 $5,088
5 $70,831 $5,902
6 $80,601 $6,716
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Benefits

Qualifying members are eligible for the following Emergency Food Vouchers each month:

Voucher amount can change without notice, contingent on funding
Household Size Benefit Amount
1 $20
2 $40
3 $60
4 $80
5+ $100

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