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​County’s Department of Social Services Offers Free Grab and Go Meals to Seniors


​The Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services (DSS) Senior Nutrition Program is offering Grab & Go free hot and frozen meals for seniors (residents age 60 and older). Meals can be picked up from six locations. Participants are encouraged to contact the location closest to them to arrange meal pickups. Meal pickups must be reserved.

Details for each site are available below:

Grab & Go LocationAddressReservations ContactService DaysMeals Offered
Johnston Y

3025 N. Davidson St.

Charlotte, NC 28205

Jessica Williams


Tue and Thur

10:30-11:30 a.m.

Tue - 1 hot +1 frozen meal per person.

Thur- 1 hot + 2 frozen meals per person

Bette Rae

2921 Tuckaseegee Rd.

Charlotte, NC 28208

Angel Brown


Mon - Fri

Noon - 12:30 p.m.

1 hot meal per person, per day

2225 Tyvola Rd.

Charlotte, NC 28210

Kathy Cheves


Angela Robinson


Mon - Fri

11:45 a.m. -12:15 p.m.

1 hot meal per person, per day
Progressive Baptist Church1600 Clanton Rd. Charlotte, NC 28208

Delores Moses


Mon and Wed

11 a.m. - Noon

Mon - 1 hot +1 frozen meal per person

Wed- 1 hot + 2 frozen meals per person

Pine Valley


1700 Longleaf Dr.

 Charlotte, NC 28210

Yvonne Paulding


Mon, Wed, Fri

10 - 11 a.m.

Mon and Wed- 1 hot meal and 1 frozen meal per person

Fri - 1 hot meal per person

St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church1600 Norris Ave. Charlotte, NC 28206

Sheila Phronebarger


Mon - Fri

Noon - 1 p.m.

1 hot meal per person per day

The South View and West Charlotte locations are no longer active due to low participation. The Grab & Go meal service is provided by the DSS Services for Adults division as a safe alternative to the department's congregate meal sites during the pandemic. For questions regarding Grab & Go meals or home-delivered meals call DSS Just1Call at 704-432-1111.