Meals and Nutrition

Proper nutrition is vital to remaining healthy and aging well. PCOA provides a variety of outside resources that can assist depending upon your situation. These options range from meals delivered in your home to grocery shopping services. Some services may be private pay, but there are non-profit organizations that also work to alleviate hunger and get homebound adults nutritious food.

See the glossary for descriptions of all categories


Chefs For Seniors Tucson

Chefs For Seniors Madison WI

(520) 971-8537

Email: rhonda.humphry@chefsforseniors.com

http://www.chefsforseniors.com/tucson

  • In-Home Services

description
In-home personal chef service that improves the lives of older adults through food. Service consists of weekly menu planning, grocery shopping, and in-home meal preparation for older adults, disabled, and veterans in Pima County.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

costs
$155 chef service, plus $40-60 grocery

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona - Green Valley

Community Senior Food Program & Emergency Food Boxes

250 Continental Rd.
Green Valley, AZ 85614

(520) 625-5252

Fax: 520-624-6349

https://www.communityfoodbank.org/Locations/Green-Valley

  • Low Income

description
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona - Green Valley provides emergency food to low-income individuals and households.

service area
Green Valley

business hours
T-F 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, S 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona - Marana

Community Senior Food Program & Emergency Food Boxes

11734 W. Grier Rd.
Marana, AZ 85653

(520) 682-3001

https://www.communityfoodbank.org/

  • Low Income

description
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona - Marana provides emergency food to low-income individuals, households, and older adults.

service area
Marana

business hours
T, Th & F: 11am-3pmW: 11am-6pm1st Sat. of each month: 9am-noon

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona - Nogales

Community Senior Food Program & Emergency Food Boxes

2636 N. Donna Ave.
Nogales , AZ 85713

(520) 281-2790

https://www.communityfoodbank.org/Locations/Nogales

  • Low Income

description
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona - Nogales provides emergency food to low-income individuals, households, and older adults.

service area
Nogales

business hours
T - F 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM, 1st Sat of each month 9:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona - Tucson

Community Senior Food Program & Emergency Food Boxes

3003 S. Country Club Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85713

(520) 622-0525

https://www.communityfoodbank.org/Locations/Tucson

  • Low Income

description
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona - Tucson provides emergency food to low-income individuals, households, and older adults.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Donna Liggins Recreation Center

City of Tucson

2160 N. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85705

(520) 791-3247

Email: TPRD-DonnaLiggins@tucsonaz.gov

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/DonnaRLigginsCenter

description
PCOA and various dedicated community partners provide meals served at lunch sites to older adults 60 and older. In addition to meals, the center offers recreational, educational, and healthy living programs and computers that the public can use to access the Internet for job searches. You must register in advance to attend. Call the center staff for more information or to register.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - Th 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

El Pueblo Neighborhood Center

Congregate and Community Meal Programs

101 W. Irvington Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85714

(520) 791-5155 | Senior Center (520) 791-3250

Email: tprd-elpueblo@tucsonaz.gov

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/ElPuebloCenter

  • Low Income

description
PCOA and various dedicated community partners provide meals served at lunch sites to older adults who are 60 and older. In addition to meals, the center offers recreational, educational, and healthy living programs. You must register in advance to attend. Call the center manager for more information or to register.

costs
A suggested donation of $2.00-$3.00 is requested

El Rio Neighborhood Center

City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department
El Rio Neighborhood Center

1390 W. Speedway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85745

(520) 791-4873

Email: TPRD-ElRio@tucsonaz.gov

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/ElRioCenter

  • Spanish Services

description
El Rio Neighborhood Center provides recreation and services for older adults. Please visit our website or call for more information.

business hours
M - Th 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM, F - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Weekends Closed

costs
Recreation Center Daily Fee: $1.00 for Seniors and children
$1.50 for Adults
Seniors: $2.00 suggested donation

Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center

Congregate and Community Meal Programs

1660 W. Ruthrauff Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85705

(520) 248-4699 | (520) 887-9786

https://webcms.pima.gov/cms/one.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=3696

  • Low Income

description
PCOA and various dedicated community partners provide meals served at lunch sites to older adults who are 60 and older. In addition to meals, the center offers recreational, educational, and healthy living programs. You must register in advance to attend. Call the center manager for more information or to register.

service area
Marana,Oro Valley

costs
A suggested donation of $2.00-$3.00 is requested

Flowing Wells Assembly of God

3198 N. Flowing Wells Rd.
Tucson , AZ 85705

(520) 888-2202

Email: mdaglepalmer@yahoo.com

https://www.facebook.com/FWAOG/

  • Low Income

description
Flowing Wells Assembly of God; shop for food at our food pantry on Friday mornings.

service area
Tucson

business hours
Summer Hrs May - Oct F 8:30 10:30 - Winter Hrs Nov - April Hrs 9:30 - 11:30

costs
Free

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