The Senior Nutrition Center provides a way for older adults to enjoy fun, fellowship, and a delicious lunch in one place. Congregate meals are served in the afternoon every weekday and are preceded by a variety of activities and programs for everyone. When needed, transportation is available on a limited basis to bring seniors into one of the sites.

Service Eligibility

Anyone living in Mecklenburg County who is over the age of 60 may participate in the Senior Nutrition Program. Each service has specific criteria and may vary, but there is something available for every senior citizen. For more specific information, please call our offices at (704) 335-2400 or contact the coordinator directly in person or at the above number.

Fees for Service

Meals are provided at no cost. However, persons receiving nutrition services are encouraged to make a contribution toward the cost of the service. Meals are not denied to a person who is unable to make a contribution.

When first applying at the Senior Nutrition Center, individuals should bring their Social Security card and their NC identification. Must be 60 or over to apply.


The center is open from 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM Monday-Friday. Activities are from approximately 10:30 - 11:30 and lunch is served at 12:00.

Contact (704) 892-8001