The congregate meal program provides hot, nutritious meals to seniors at 16 dining sites throughout Mecklenburg County. Dining rooms are open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Hours are 8 a.m. -5 p.m. See Frequently Asked Questions.
About the MealsAll meals meet 1/3 of the dietary reference intake for seniors and are approved by a registered dietitian. Seniors who attend this program participate in variety of programs such as exercise, arthritis management, arts and crafts, bingo and trips. The meal site is an ideal place for seniors to socialize and build companionship. There are also volunteer opportunities that are offered to seniors at the site.Although optional, we encourage seniors to participate in health and wellness and social activities at the site as a way of enhancing the quality of life. We do not provide a take-out meal service.Transportation is often available for those who have trouble getting to sites on their own. There are also volunteer opportunities that are offered to seniors at the site. Who qualifies for this service?
Note: No income eligibility test is required to qualify for this service. A voluntary donation is requested.
How to apply?
Congregate Meal Site LocationsBelow is a list of our meal/congregate sites. For more information call either the site coordinator or the Senior Nutrition Information line 704-336-3144.
1225 S. Caldwell StreetCharlotte, NC 28203