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Meals on Wheels

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General Agency Information
Name:Meals on Wheels
Alternate Name(s):Meals on Wheels for Santa Cruz County
Address:1777 Capitola Road
Santa Cruz, CA  95062
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-464-3180
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Varies
Description:A daily visit and a nutritious meal help support independence for vulnerable elders and disabled residents. Delivered meal routes and delivery times vary. Additionally, five senior dining centers located in Live Oak, Ben Lomond, Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley and Watsonville offer a daily hot meal to adults 60 years of age or older. Please call one day in advance.

Senior Meal Times and Locations
Meals are served Monday-Friday:

Highlands Park Senior Center
Meal site hours: 11am-1pm
Lunch served at 12:00 noon
8500 Highway 9, Ben Lomond
(831) 336-5366

Louden Nelson Community Center
Meal site hours: 10:30-1:30
Lunch served at 12:00 noon
301 Center St., Santa Cruz
(831) 427-0901

Watsonville Senior Center
Meal site hours: 9:30am-1pm
Lunch served 11:30am
114 East Fifth St., Watsonville
(831) 724-2024

Elena Baskin Live Oak Senior Center
Meal site hours: 1:00-2:30pm
Lunch served at 1:15pm
1777 Capitola Road, Santa Cruz
(831) 475-7177

Wednesdays only:
Scotts Valley Senior Center
Lunch served Wednesdays at 11:30
360 Kings Village Road, Scotts Valley,
(831) 438-8666

ELIGIBILITY: The home delivery program is for older adults, 60 years or older, unable to take care of their own nutritional needs. Spouse may be under 60.

FEES: None. Suggested donation of $2.50 per meal.

FUNDING SOURCE: Senior's Council, County of Santa Cruz, Cities of Santa Cruz, Capitola and Scotts Valley, U.S.D.A., Participant Contribution, FEMA Title II, City of Watsonville.
Mission:Meals on Wheels for Santa Cruz County enhances the lives of older adults by offering quality meals and caring human contact.

Volunteer Info:Volunteers are always needed for home delivered meals. Meals are delivered in the mornings, Monday through Friday from our kitchen in Live Oak. Dining sites are great places to get to know the seniors in your community. You can help with meal service, phones, clerical support or entertainment.
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Fees:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Funding Source:See Description Notes
Related Agencies
Parent Agency:Community Bridges
Subject Headings
 Government Agencies
Home Delivered Meals
Older Adults
Volunteer Opportunities
This record last modified August 4, 2015

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