Holiday Program Participants

Sign up Dates & Times

Program Eligibility

  • Must reside in Boone County at the time of application and at the time of distribution
  • Must have a child 18 or younger permanently living at the address
    If you are pregnant, the unborn child must be due on, or by, December 31, 2020
  • Must have a gross income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines as determined by number of people at the address
    Information VAC collects includes: employment income, unemployment, SNAP/food stamp benefits, TANF, child support, VA Benefits, Social Security income (dated for 2020)
    Children may only be signed up ONCE for the Holiday Program. If more than one person tries to sign up the child, it may DISQUALIFY the family.

Verification
Have you received services from VAC this year (2020) – information will need to verified and updated.

  • If anything has changed like had a child, started a new job, moved, this will need to be changed.

Are you seeking services for the first time or have not been to VAC this calendar year – you will need to call to set up a file over the phone.

Requirements
Must call VAC office during the sign up times listed below and complete an intake over the phone with a Social Service Provider. You must speak with someone. Please do not leave a message as your call may not get returned in a timely manner. A staff member will complete intake of family’s information completely over the phone.

Must submit a complete Wish List and Statement of Need, which may be done in one of three ways. Once you qualify, you will be given the information on how to complete the needed items.

SIGN UP DATES:
Weekdays: 9:00 a.m. – Noon and 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Beginning Tuesday, September 8 | Ending Friday, October 16 at Noon

Extended Hours:
Thursday, September 17, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 26, 9:00 a.m. – Noon
Wednesday, October 7, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 13, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

All sign ups will take place over the phone this year. These sign up dates are firm, no exceptions will be made.