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Elder Care Nutrition

Congregate Meals Program

203-387-7700 (Community Action Agency)
New Haven, East Haven, Hamden, West Haven, and Woodbridge
Community-based Elderly Nutrition Projects administer the program and provide at least one hot meal a day, five days a week. People 60 years of age and older, their spouses, and handicapped or disabled persons who reside in housing facilities occupied primarily by older people and at which congregate nutrition services are provided, are eligible for the program, regardless of income level. Meals are served at various sites. Check with the individual project for information about menus and transportation.

Friendly Shoppers

203-230-8994 (New Haven - Interfaith Caregivers)
Friendly Shoppers is a grocery-shopping program that provides trained volunteers to take frail or isolated older adults to the grocery store or pick up groceries for them.

Meals on Wheels Home Delivery Programs

203-387-7700 (Community Action Agency)
New Haven, East Haven, Hamden, West Haven, and Woodbridge
Administered by the local Elderly Nutrition Project, the Meals Home Delivery Program is designed for homebound elderly people who are unable to travel to local meal sites. Meals are prepared and delivered to the home. No fee is charged for the meals, but participants are encouraged to contribute to the cost of the meals according to their means.