Emergency Food

Emergency Food ( Older Adults )

Provider: CORONAVIRUS FOOD - OLDER ADULTS & PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

LA COUNTY GREAT PLATES DELIVERED PROGRAM

The Emergency Feeding Program, AKA Great Plates Delivered is a temporary emergency home delivered meal program created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Los Angeles County.

The program is designed to deliver prepared meals to eligible adults ages 65 and older through local restaurant partnerships and will accomplish the following goals:

- Help older and other adults at high risk from COVID-19 to stay home and stay healthy by delivering three nutritious meals a day, and

- Provide essential economic stimulus to local businesses and workers struggling to stay afloat during the COVID crisis.

Eligibility:

- Must be 65 years old, or

- Age 60 to 64 and either be a high-risk individual which includes those who are COVID-19 positive or COVID-19 exposed

- Must live alone or with one other program-eligible adult.

- Must not be currently receiving assistance from other federal nutrition assistance programs and receive no more than $74,940 in income for a household of one (1) and $101,460 for a household of two (2), this equates to 600% of the federal poverty limit.

- Must affirm an inability to prepare or obtain meals.

The follow up telephone number for Los Angeles County Workforce Development, Aging, and Community Services (WDACS) is 888-202-4248. Questions can also be emailed to greatplates@wdacs.lacounty.gov.

To enroll, please visit https://lafound.wdacs.lacounty.gov/great-plates-program/participant-enrollment

FAQs
Additional program overview and meal delivery details are available at: https://wdacs.lacounty.gov/greatplates

APPLICATION PROCEDURE See information above. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE Not applicable.

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