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Meals

Meals at Senior Community Centers

  • Meals are available at nearly 600 Senior Community Centers throughout Pennsylvania.
  • Nutritious meals are available to individuals age 60 and older and their spouses.
  • Meals are usually served once a day around noon. 
  • Meals meet the needs of people who watch their diet because of heart disease or diabetes.
  • Meals are provided free of charge but consumers may choose to give a donation.
  • Call the center in your area to make a reservation or stop in to see what the center has to offer you.

Home-Delivered Meals

  • Meals can be delivered to an eligible individual's home.
  • The individual or a family member is interviewed to determine eligibility.    
    Home-Delivered Meals

SNAP Program (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)

  • SNAP is the new name for the Food Stamp program.
  • Eligible seniors use these benefits to buy food which increases their purchasing power at grocery stores and supermarkets.
  • Seniors participating in the SNAP program are also eligible for monthly food boxes

Pennsylvania senior farmers market program

  • This program provides low-income older adults with four checks to buy fresh farm food grown in Pennsylvania.
  • The age requirement is 60 years or older
  • The senior must meet eligibility guidelines
  • Each eligible senior may receive four $5.00 checks for a total benefit of $20.00 one time during the program year. 
  • Married couples are eligible to receive eight $5.00 checks for a total benefit of $40.00 one time during the program year.

TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT MEALS AND OTHER SERVICES AVAILABLE IN YOUR AREA, CONTACT YOUR LOCAL AREA AGENCY ON AGING.