Month: November 2016

Holiday Assistance

Veterans wishing to obtain food vouchers for the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are encouraged to apply at the Veterans Service Office.

   Beginning Monday, Nov. 14th vouchers will be available to veterans whose annual income does not exceed 200 percent of the 2016 Federal Poverty Guidelines.

   The financial guidelines are as follows:

Family size                  Income

  1.                       $23,540.00
  2.                       $31,860.00
  3.                       $40,180.00
  4.                       $48,500.00
  5.                       $56,820.00
  6.                        $65,140.00
  7.                        $73,460.00
  8.                        $81,780.00

   Veterans who wish to receive a voucher must provide proof of household income and Coshocton County residency for a minimum of 90 days, have served on active duty for other than training and have been Honorably Discharged

   Each $50.00 voucher may be redeemed at Baker’s IGA, Buehler’s Food Market, Aldi’s or Collins Meat Market and are to be used for food only.

   A list of items that are not to be purchased will be provided to successful applicants and store receipts will be reviewed. Anyone purchasing unauthorized items may be barred from participating in any future voucher programs and/or financial assistance.

   This is the fourth year that the Veterans Service Commission and Office are providing these vouchers.

   Vouchers will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis as they are limited in number…

   Questions may be directed to the Veterans Service Office.

September-October 2016 Newsletter