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Senior Services is home to many programs designed to ensure that Erie County's older adults always have food on the table, in addition to educating the public on nutrition and health. 

Stay Fit Dining -  Lunch program at various locations around Erie County, Monday-Friday. You or your spouse must be 60 years of age or older and the suggested confidential contribution is $3.00. Download the Dining Site list.

 A Frozen Congregate Meal Program is now available. If you have any questions, please call 858-7639, or your local dining site.

Farmer's Market Coupons - Distribution officially ended for 2021 and the next distribution will be August of 2022.  Coupons will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at selected sites in Erie County. One $25.00 booklet is issued per person, per year. The person must be present to sign for coupons, or power of attorney with proper documentation. Farmer's Market Coupons will be distributed to Erie County residents 60 years of age or older according to the eligibility requirements as established by New York State. The eligibility requirements can be viewed by clicking on the following link

Go & Dine - The Go & Dine Program is an extension of the Stay Fit Dining Program for Erie County residents 60 years and older. Participants receive vouchers monthly to use at these restaurants and to order from their special Go & Dine menu. 

Home Delivered Meals - People 60 and over who cannot shop or prepare their own meals, often count on nutritious meals delivered to their homes five days a week. If you or someone you know, is unable to take care of meal preparation, a call to (716) 858-8526 can initiate an in-home evaluation for home-delivered meals as well as any other benefits or services for which the older person may be eligible.

Nutrition Counseling - Call NY Connects at 858-8526 if you would like to take advantage of our free nutrition counseling. NY Connects will take your information and one of our Registered Dietitians will call you back. 

Pantries - Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens are located throughout Erie County to serve emergency needs and provide assistance - please call NY Connects at (716)858-8526. Find a Pantry Locator

Grocery Delivery - A list of grocery delivery options in Erie County (please note that this is not a program through the county, rather a list for you to refer to if needed)

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