Nutrition Assistance

Do you need meal delivery to your home? Could you use help affording fresh fruits and vegetables? Are you looking for places near you that serve meals? Call our helpline at 509-960-7281.

Home Delivered Meals

*Home delivered meals continue to be available during the pandemic.

Are you 60 or older and homebound or isolated? Home Delivered Meals provides food and services intended to maintain or improve your health and independence. Hot meals are available for delivery up to five days per week. Frozen, liquid, or shelf-stable meals are also available. More information can be found at Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels, Council on Aging & Human Services, or Rural Resources Community Action. Contact us to learn more about this program.

Congregate Nutrition

*Certain congregate sites are starting to open again. Continue to check their websites for regular updates. 

This program serves satisfying meals to people 60 and over, regardless of your financial status. The intent is to help you socialize while consuming a nice healthy meal. Services such as transportation to/from meal sites, nutrition counseling, and nutrition education are also available. More information can be found at Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels, Council on Aging & Human Services, or Rural Resources Community Action.

Diner’s Choice

Diner’s Choice is a nourishment program where seniors can try an assortment of restaurants situated throughout Ferry, Pend Oreille, and Stevens Counties. Anyone 60 or older may join, and coupons have a clearly marked expiration date. Participants can use Diner’s Choice coupons at participating restaurants for approved items. Most restaurants include breakfast, lunch, and dinner selections.

To join, contact any Rural Resources Community Action office at 1-800-873-5889 and ask for an application. After signing up, someone from the Senior Nutrition Program will contact the applicant to complete the process.

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

This program provides eligible seniors with coupons to buy fresh fruits and vegetables from certified farmers’ markets. Participants can also have information about the selection, storage, benefits, and preparation of fresh food.

The 2022 coupon distribution will begin next June for the farm season, ending October 31. Information about this program is available at the following link and at our Senior Farmers Market hotline, 509-477-4442.

*Information about the 2022 voucher distribution will be posted here when available.