Parker, AZ 85344. Box 566 /13136 Golden Shores Pkwy. Visit the Department of Public Social Services for more information on CalFresh. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. The program offers meals to mobile adults aged 60 and older at meal sites such as senior centers or parks. In partnership with Senior Nutrition Programs through Yuma, La Paz, and Mohave Counties we provide nutritious meals for older adults age 60 and over who are not able to prepare their own meals due to physical and/or medical impediments. Packaged and frozen meal distribution to seniors will occur at many of these County and City locations. Our Home Delivered Meal program for homebound older adults (also known as Meals on Wheels) is offered through our Provider Network in La Paz, Mohave and Yuma Counties. Congregate Meals Congregate Meals meeting USDA dietary guidelines are offered to mobile older adults at meal sites such as senior centers or parks throughout Los Angeles County. For a list of farmers’ markets that also match SSI or WIC benefits, visit Hunger Action LA Visit Market Match to learn more about the program and how farmers’ markets can offer Market Match. Clients may utilize this service up to four times or 40 miles per month, whichever comes first. Community Centers Operated by County Will Close Effective 3/16/20. We are assessing ways to expand home-delivered meal services for seniors to reduce the need for meal distribution at our meal sites. Did you know that if you qualify for WIC you also qualify for CalFresh? You may call your local meal provider to make arrangements. REPORT ELDER ABUSE / Call 1-877-477-3646 . The Congregate Nutrition Program (also referred to as congregate or senior meals) is part of the Elderly Nutrition Program. Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles (SEE-LA), HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms, Better Together: Optimizing Nutrition Access During the Earliest Years, CalFresh at the Farmers' Market - find which farmers' markets accept CalFresh/EBT through the, CalFresh application assistors – community-based organizations who assist community members on completing their CalFresh application. The Congregate Nutrition Program (also referred to as congregate or senior meals) is part of the Elderly Nutrition Program. Food Resources for Los Angeles. For example, this means that if necessary, WACOG must provide sign language interpreters for people who are deaf, a wheelchair accessible location, or enlarged print materials. No application process is required, however, items must be pre-paid and ready for pickup. The meals and snacks meet federal guidelines set by the by the United States Department of Agriculture. The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) provides nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children, elderly or disabled adults who are enrolled at participating CACFP sites. Better Together: Optimizing Nutrition Access During the Earliest Years – policy recommendations on increasing families’ access to nutrition resources. WACOG must make a reasonable accommodation to allow a person with a disability to take part in a program, service, or activity. This is a program offered throughout Los Angeles County, either at CSS sites, or delivered to qualifying area residents at their homes. Community and Senior Services furnishes nutritious, hot meals to clients that meet income and other criteria. School meals offer eligible students free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch. Items may be delivered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at no cost to the client. Call 1-800-782-1886 for more information. outreach participation request form here. Most farmers’ markets match up to $10 or while supplies last. *Meals on Wheels provider. Most food pantries have specific hours and days of operation. If you believe that you will not be able to understand or take part in a program or activity because of your disability, please let us know of your disability needs in advance if at all possible. It also means that WACOG will take any other reasonable action that allows you to take part in and understand a program or activity, including making reasonable changes to an activity. Please Points of view are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the Department. Call 1-800-782-1886 for more information about Home Delivered Meals. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the California Safer at Home Initiative, our aging population has an increased need for timely delivery services.