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.

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

*Vouchers are now available for the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program!

This program provides eligible seniors with coupons to buy fresh fruits and vegetables from certified farmers’ markets. Information is also given to participants about the selection, storage, benefits, and preparation of fresh food.

The 2020 coupon distribution will begin in 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.

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

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 may be delivered up to five days per week. Frozen, liquid, or shelf-stable meals may be delivered, as well. More information can be found at Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels, Council on Aging & Human Services, or Rural Resources Community Action. Contact us if you are interested in learning more about this program.

Congregate Nutrition

*Many congregate sites are currently closed. Continue to check this page and the congregate meal locations for 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 delectable and healthy meal. Services such as transportation to/from meal sites, nutrition counseling, and nutrition education are also offered. 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. Diner’s Choice coupons may be used at participating restaurants for approved items, and have a clearly marked expiration date. 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.