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.
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.