HEADLINES

Town of Redding Food Pantry Actively Serving Community, Welcome Donations

Social Services and the Food Pantry are actively open and serving the community

The drop off hours continue to be on Tuesdays, from 1-3 pm and Food Pantry pickups are on Thursdays, from 2-4 pm.

Gift cards can be mailed to Social Services, PO BOX 1118, Redding, CT 06875.

There are about 102 students who are part of the free and reduced lunch program which ended on June 30, 2020. Any resident going through hardship and needing assistance, please contact our office at 203-938-9725 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Important Data Regarding Redding Residents SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program formerly known as food stamps)

The net income limit for 1 person is $1041 a month and a family of 4 is $2146.00. If someone is disabled or over 60 years of age, then the gross income limit for 1 person is $1926 and family of 4 is $3970. There is an asset limit test.

The annual gross income for a family of 4 for the free meals is $33,475 and the annual gross income for the reduced-price meals for a family of 4 is $47,638.

Prior to the pandemic: There were 67 students in both the Elementary and Middle schools on this program.

There were 38 Redding high school students and 40 Easton students on this program.

Husky/Medicaid Program

March Medicaid enrollment was 620 individuals.

April Medicaid enrollment was 670 individuals. 65+ = 8 people 18-64 = 488 people 0-17 = 174 children

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