Agency News

Long Island Cares – The Harry Chapin Food Bank works in partnership with our member agencies.  On this page we post important information for programs to sustain and grow, working together to enable successful programs.  If you have information to share, please contact Kristine (klehn@licares.org). 

Save the Date – Agency Conference Day – Friday, October 5

PLAN AHEAD!  Our annual TEFAP audit is June 21.  All TEFAP orders must be picked up or delivered by Friday, June 15.   No TEFAP orders will be taken until June 22

2nd Quarter Wakefern Grants have been received and ready to go!  Check our Wakefern Menu for additional foods!

Monthly Statistic Reports are required for all member agencies.  Back by popular demand, our On-Line Statistics Report is currently available!  You can easily access the report on our Daily Menus & Reporting page or follow this link:  www.licares.org/agency-support/daily-menus/reporting/  

All monthly reports are due by the 5th day of the following month.

What’s Happening?  – keep up with all the workshops, nutrition info; delivery schedules; HPNAP and TEFAP tidbits and more

March April Newsletter

May 2018 Newsletter

Reminder to all TEFAP Agencies – USDA requires that all programs that accept and use or distribute TEFAP commodities must attend Civil Rights training annually.   For more information 631-582-3663

Scheduled Civil Rights Trainings:

Hauppauge – (10 Davids Drive)
Thursday – April 12th
Wednesday – May 9th

Freeport (84 Pine Street)
Wednesday – April 18th

All workshops begin at 10:00 am.  To register for a Civil Rights Workshop:  https://www.cognitoforms.com/LongIslandCares1/CivilRightsTrainingRegistrationForm

SPECIAL TEFAP NOTICE:  New TEFAP REQUIREMENT for all faith based organizations distributing TEFAP foods to clients.  Please read this immediately and post the flyer requested.

FD-138 Written Notice and Referral Requirements for Beneficiaries Receiving TEFAP and CSFP Benefits from Religious Organizations FINAL

Attachment A – TEFAP – Written Notice Sample Poster

Important Documents for Agencies
Provider Bill Of Rights
Client Bill Of Rights
Universal Entitlement Form TEFAP (English)
Universal Entitlement Form TEFAP (Spanish)
Dry Food Storage Temperature Log
Cold Perishable Food Storage Temperature Log