The Senior Citizens Nutrition Program (SCNP) provides nutrition, socialization, and wellness activities to individuals 60 years and older residing in Mecklenburg County. Commonly known as “Meals on Wheels," our program facilitates programming with the goal of maintaining independence and improving quality of life for our participants.
The Senior Citizens Nutrition Program provides three options:
There is no fee for any service. The program is supported by federal, state, and county funding, plus voluntary contributions from participants.
This service is offered at 14 locations throughout Mecklenburg County, including Park and Recreation facilities, faith-based organizations, and additional community partners. To learn more about this service, click on Congregate Meal Service
In response to COVID-19, Grab and Go locations will continue to operate and serve the community. For more information, please call the SCNP Information Line at (704) 336-3144.
This service provides weekly, home-delivered meals to individuals, age 60 and older, assessed for eligibility. Eligible individuals are unable to attend congregate nutrition locations due to poor physical or cognitive health, and are unable to obtain food or prepare a meal for themselves.
A short term twelve-week home-delivered meal service is available for seniors recovering from hospitalization or rehabilitation. To learn more about this service, click on
home-delivered meal service.
Liquid nutritional supplements are available on limited basis to seniors with prescribed supplemental nutrition needs. To learn more about this service, click on
nutritional supplements meal service.