Commodities Food Distribution


The Community Development / Housing Department coordinates the distribution of surplus commodity foods to qualified low-income households in need.

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To Qualify

To qualify, the residents must meet the following guidelines: 

  • 130% of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines for those under 60 years of age
  • 160% of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines for those 60 years of age and older

Find out each month what items are available for pickup and further information by either:

Residents are not allowed to pick up surplus food commodities for other families.

Pick Up Locations and Day

Westland residents living north of Michigan Avenue

Westland residents living south of Michigan Avenue

This program is administered by the Wayne County Office of Senior Services. All food allocations, distributions sites, and dates of distribution are determined by Wayne County.