Nutrition Programs for Older Adults

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San Mateo County's Nutrition Programs for Older Adults provide nutritious meals at group dining sites, such as senior centers, and through home delivery to people who are homebound.  There are a number of group dining sites throughout the County, and current sites are listed below.  Older Americans Act (OAA) funded sites are indicated with an asterisk (*).  Contact the San Mateo County TIES Line (1-800-675-8437) for information regarding home-delivered meals.

Where Seniors Can Go for Nutritious Meals in San Mateo County

*OAA funded sites (marked with an *asterisk below) follow specific service delivery guidelines.  The menus at the OAA sites are approved by Registered Dietitians to meet the U.S. Dietary Reference Intakes and are low in fat, sodium and cholesterol.

Services are available to individuals who are age 60 or over and the spouse of an eligible participant regardless of age.  Services may be available to a limited number of individuals who are: 1) individuals with disabilities under the age of 60 who reside in housing facilities occupied primarily by older individuals at which congregate nutrition services are provided, 2) a volunteer under the age of 60, if doing so will not deprive an older individual of a meal, and a disabled individual who resides at home with and accompanies an older individual who participates in the program.

The sites identified with an asterisk(*) are funded in part by the OAA, voluntary donations from program participants, fees from non-participants, and funding support from the host organization.  Suggested donation amounts for participants and guest fees are posted at each OAA site.

Contact each location for an up-to-date menu, days and hours of service, and general information about their programs.

Twin Pines Senior Center*
20 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont
(650) 595-7441

Daly City
Doelger Senior Center*
101 Lake Merced Boulevard, Daly City
(650) 991-8012

Lincoln Park Community Center*
901 Brunswick Street, Daly City
(650) 991-8018

East Palo Alto
East Palo Alto Senior Center*
560 Bell Street, East Palo Alto
(650) 329-5900

Foster City
Foster City Recreation Program
650 Shell Boulevard, Foster City
(650) 286-2585

Half Moon Bay
Senior Coastsiders*
925 Main Street, Half Moon Bay
(650) 726-9056

Menlo Park
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. Little House
800 Middle Avenue, Menlo Park
(650) 326-2025

Menlo Park Senior Center
110 Terminal Avenue, Menlo Park
(650) 330-2280

Pacifica Senior Services*
540 Crespi Drive, Highway 1, Pacifica
(650) 738-7350

Redwood City
Fair Oaks Adult Activities Center*
2600 Middlefield Road, Redwood City
(650) 780-7525

Redwood City Veterans Memorial Senior Center
1455 Madison Avenue, Redwood City
(650) 780-7259

San Bruno
San Bruno Senior Center*
1555 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno
(650) 616-7150

San Carlos
San Carlos Adult Community Center
601 Chestnut Street, San Carlos
(650) 802-4384

San Mateo
City of San Mateo Senior Center
2645 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo
(650) 522-7490

City of San Mateo Martin Luther King Center*
725 Monte Diablo, San Mateo
(650) 522-7490

Self Help for the Elderly*
50 East 5th Avenue, San Mateo
(650) 342-0822

South San Francisco
Magnolia Senior Center
601 Grand Avenue, South San Francisco
(650) 829-3820

The Help at Home Directory lists information on the whole range of home and community-based services available in San Mateo County.