Nutrition Programs

CONGREGATE NUTRITION

Meals that are served in a group setting that allows for socialization are called congregate meals. Eligibility is established for any person 60 years of age or older and spouse; volunteers at the meal site; and handicapped or disabled individuals under the age of 60 who reside with an eligible participant.

Nutrition Sites

Hot meals are served at the congregate sites from one to five days a week, depending upon the site. Culturally appropriate menus are available for Korean, Filipino, Southeast Asian, and Chinese elders. Current sites include:

  • Abbott-Wolf Center for Cascade Seniors, Darrington
  • Adult Day Health Center, Everett
  • Baker View Apartments, Everett
  • East County Senior Center, Monroe
  • Everett Senior Center , Everett
  • Granite Falls Senior Center, Granite Falls
  • Mountlake Terrace Senior Center, Mountlake Terrace
  • Multicultural Senior Center, Mukilteo
  • Snohomish Senior Center, Snohomish
  • South County Senior Center, Edmonds
  • Stanwood Community and Senior Center, near Stanwood
  • Stillaguamish Senior Center, near Arlington
  • Tulalip Tribal Senior Center, Tulalip (near Marysville)

This program provides nutritious meals delivered in either a group setting or to a home-bound individual’s residence. Funds are provided by federal money, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and by participant donations, United Way, Snohomish County, City of Everett, and COPES.

IN-HOME NUTRITION (Meals on Wheels)

This program delivers nutritious meals to home-bound individuals (Meals on Wheels). To be eligible, an individual must be:

  • Of age 60 or older
  • Home-bound
  • Physically or mentally disabled (or spouse must be)
  • Unable to provide other means of support

Additional Information

For more information or if you have any questions, please call the Homage Services of Snohomish County Nutrition Program at 425-347-1229 or toll-free at 800-824-2183.

SENIOR FARMERS MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM

Eligible low-income Snohomish County seniors receive vouchers to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at authorized farmers markets or farm stands. The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program increases our community’s intake of fruits and vegetables; expands the use of local farmers markets, farm stores, and community supported agriculture programs; and increases sales of Washington grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs.