Office For The Aging Announces Senior Farmer’s Market Coupon Distribution

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Chautauqua County Office for the Aging

The Chautauqua County Office for the Aging (OFA) has announced this year’s distribution of Senior Farmer’s Market coupon books. Coupons will be distributed at:

  • Dunkirk Senior Center at 45 Cliffstar Ct. in Dunkirk, right next to the Farmer’s Market, on Wednesday, July 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or until books are gone.
  • Covenant Manor Apartments at 23 W. 3rd St. in Jamestown, right next to the Farmer’s Market, on Thursday, July 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or until books are gone.
  • OFA Office at 7 North Erie St. in Mayville on Friday, July 15, from 10 a.m. to noon or until books are gone.

In order to qualify for the program, seniors age 60+ must meet the following criteria:

  • Monthly income of at or below $1,832 for a single person household;
  • Monthly income of at or below $2,470 for a two person household; or
  • Monthly income of at or below $ 3,108 for a three person household.

Seniors who wish to apply need to come in person and be prepared to show proof of age.

Coupon books are worth $20 with five coupons worth $4 each in each booklet. Coupons are only accepted at designated Farmer’s Markets, a list of participating markets with their locations and times will be dispersed with the coupons. Seniors must come in person to pick up coupons unless a Power of Attorney form is presented.

For more information, please contact the Office for the Aging in Mayville at 753-4471, in Dunkirk at 363-3865, or in Jamestown at 661-8940.