CC Cafe Senior nutrition program

Senior Nutrition program

The Contra Costa County Health Services Senior Nutrition Program provides nutritious daily meals countywide for adults age 60+.  These meals meet 1/3 of the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA), served in a social setting at 17 CC Cafe's and 96 Meals on Wheels routes in local communities throughout the county, or delivered to the residence of home-bound adults.  The City of El Cerrito contracts with Contra Costa County Health Services to serve the meals provided by the County to individuals over the age of 60 Monday-Friday at the Midtown Activity Center.

COVID-19 UPDATE


During the COVID-19 Shelter at Home Mandate, Contra Costa County Health Services is allowing El Cerrito to have Adult Programs & Services staff deliver the meals provided by the county to City of El Cerrito residents homes or to offer curbside pickup at the Midtown Activity Center, 10940 San Pablo Ave for Non-El Cerrito Residents.

All meals will be packaged meals in the home-delivered format, which includes a 3-compartment tray for the frozen entree and side dishes as well as bread/crackers, milk/drinks and fruit items.  Individuals interested in the meals will need to request the meal by 12pm Monday by calling (510) 375-5363 or emailing midtown@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us.  All 5-day meal packs will be available on Wednesday for delivery or Thursday for curbside pick-up between 11am-12pm (subject to change).  A NAPIS form and County paperwork must be filled out to be eligible for the senior nutrition program.  No congregate format will be available.

Suggested donation: $3 per meal

To enroll in the program, please complete enrollment forms and return by email to midtown@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us.  If you live in El Cerrito, you may arrange to have the completed forms picked up from your doorstep.  Please call (510) 559-7677 or (510) 375-5363 or email midtown@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us to arrange a pick up.  Click here for Enrollment Forms.

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Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa



Meals on Wheels: Much more than a meal.  We deliver meals and provide safety-checks for seniors (60 years or older) who are home bound, no longer driving, unable to prepare food themselves, and do not have a caregiver who prepares meals.  Meals are provided based on need, not on income.  Meals on Wheels home-delivered meals for home-bound seniors is available through the Contra Costa County Meals on Wheels program.  For more information call (510) 412-0166.