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Congregate Meals

Program/Service description Congregate meals are provided daily in group settings such as senior centers. Participants in the congregate meal program have the opportunity to socialize while enjoying nutritionally-balanced meals. As part of the program, nutrition counseling and nutrition education are also made available.
Public funding source(s)* Older American Act (OAA)
Who is eligible Persons 60 years of age or older and their spouses regardless of age.  Also available to persons with disabilities under the age of 60 who reside in housing facilities where congregate meals are served
Where it is available Statewide
Who to contact for information or enrollment
  • New Castle County:
    City Fare (302) 421-3733
  • Kent County:
    Modern Maturity Center (302) 734-1200
  • Sussex County:
    CHEER (302) 856-5187
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*Public funding means that the program is paid for, in part or in whole, by the government. Some publicly-funded programs have eligibility requirements and provide services at low cost or no cost to people who qualify. Most of these programs and services though, are also available to people who are able to pay privately (with their own money). For more information, please see the Sources of Funding section of this web site.

Last Updated: Friday August 15 2014
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