Learn about programs that help you find and afford proper nutrition and wholesome meals.
These links will take you to 211CT.org, where you can refine your search by town.
A federal program that subsidizes nutritious meals provided to elderly adults who participate in approved adult day care programs.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program helps eligible individuals stretch their dollars at grocery stores and farmers markets by providing monthly benefits through a credit card system.
Eligible low-income seniors are provided with $18 per year to buy fruits and vegetables at authorized Connecticut farmers' markets statewide.
Food pantries provide food to those in need and are located throughout Connecticut.
Programs that provide nutritious home delivered meals for homebound seniors.
Soup kitchens provide meals to anyone in need.
Senior Cafés provide hot, nutritionally balanced meals to seniors in a group setting such as a senior center in the company of others in their community.
These organizations provide Thanksgiving meals to anyone in need throughout the state of Connecticut.
Get access to food delivery, food pantries, and other food resources
Several area Senior Centers provide nutritionally balanced meals friendly company of others.
Dining out nutrition program available to anyone age 60 or older, regardless of income, who lives in the Greater Waterbury or Greater Danbury areas.
This tool provided by Connecticut Food Bank will help you locate a food pantry close to where you live.
Connecticut program that serves nutritionally balanced meals and provides education and nutrition counseling to individuals 60 years of age.
Find a "Live Well" or "Live Well with Diabetes" workshop in your area. These workshops include nutritional guidance as part of chronic disease self-management.
Some stores offer the convenience of a shopping and delivery service. A small fee is paid based on the size of the order. Check with your local supermarkets to see if they deliver. Peapod by Stop & Shop is a grocery shopping and delivery service.
Prepared meals delivered to a person's home for individuals who are unable to prepare or obtain nourishing meals on their own.
A guide to food pantries, mobile food pantries, delivered meals, congregate meal sites, SNAP, and farmers markets in Danbury CT.
Guía para bancos de alimentos, bancos de alimentos móviles, comida a domicilio, mercados de agricultores, y SNAP (Cupones de Alimentos/Food Stamps) en Danbury, CT.
Guia para bancos de alimentos, bancos de alimentos móveis, entrega de alimentos, mercados de agricultores e SNAP (Food Stamps) em Danbury, CT.
Visit your town's Senior Center page to learn about local resources.
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