Listings for Meals and Nutrition / Food Assistance

Meals and Nutrition

Proper nutrition is vital to remaining healthy and aging well. PCOA provides a variety of outside resources that can assist depending upon your situation. These options range from meals delivered in your home to grocery shopping services. Some services may be private pay, but there are non-profit organizations that also work to alleviate hunger and get homebound adults nutritious food.

Food Assistance

Organizations, like those below, can help you to receive food assistance like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, AKA Food Stamps). They can help you in applying and navigating the process of receiving SNAP benefits along with other benefits. Some agencies also provide food pantries, where you can get food to cook at a free or significantly discounted rate.

See the glossary for descriptions of all categories


Arizona's Baptist Children's Services & Family Ministries

2411 E Fort Lowell Rd
Tucson, AZ 85712

(800) 678-0648 | (520) 253-8999

http://www.azresourcecenters.com/crc/what-we-do/food--clothing

description
Arizona's Baptist Children's Services - Community Resource Center provides resources such as food and clothing assistance. Community Resource Centers can assist clients with the SNAP application.

business hours
M-F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona

Commodity Senior Food Program

3003 S. Country Club Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85745

(520) 449-8356 ext: 7265

Fax: (520) 624-6349

https://www.communityfoodbank.org/Get-Help/Find-Food

description
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona provides emergency food boxes, monthly food boxes, grocery, and pantry assistance to low-income individuals and families in Pima County. They also provide information and resources for meals (hot and sack lunches). For more eligibility requirements for the Commodity, Senior Food Program call or visit our website for more information and foodbank locations near you.

service area
Amado,Green Valley,Marana,Nogales,Tucson

business hours
M - F 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona

Commodity Senior Food Program

2500 E. Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713

(520) 622-0525

https://www.communityfoodbank.org/Get-Help/Find-Food

description
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona provides emergency food boxes, monthly food boxes, grocery, and pantry assistance to low-income individuals and families in Pima County. They also provide information and resources for meals (hot and sack lunches). For more eligibility requirements for the Commodity, Senior Food Program call or visit our website for more information and foodbank locations near you.

service area
Tucson

business hours
Closed - First Business day of the month Tuesdays 7:00 am - 10:00 am Thursdays 7:00 am - 10:00 am

Department of Economic Security (DES)

SNAP

1789 W. Jefferson St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007

(602) 542-4791 | (520) 872-9100

https://des.az.gov/services/basic-needs/food/nutrition-assistance-formerly-food-stamp-program

  • Low Income

description
The Arizona DES offers a variety of services for all members of the population. The Nutrition Assistance (formerly the Food Stamp Program) is Arizona’s program for the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Nutrition Assistance supports families to prevent under-nutrition in Arizona.

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Department of Economic Security (DES)

SNAP

1455 S. Alvernon
Tucson, AZ 85711

(520) 872-9100

https://des.az.gov/

  • Low Income

description
The Arizona DES offers a variety of services for all members of the population. The Nutrition Assistance (formerly the Food Stamp Program) is Arizona’s program for the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Nutrition Assistance supports families to prevent under-nutrition in Arizona.

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

IMPACT of Southern Arizona

3535 E. Hawser St.
Tucson, AZ 85739

(520) 825-0009

Fax: (520) 825-6899

https://www.impactsoaz.org/

  • Low Income
  • Spanish Services

description
Impact of Southern Arizona provides information on the food bank and nutritional education, clothing bank (diapers, incontinence items), monthly books for children, back to school supplies, meal delivery to homebound older adults, job resources, ESL & citizenship classes, resources and referrals, and more.

service area
Catalina,Marana,Oro Valley,Tucson

business hours
Business Hours M - F 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM - Program Hours M, T, F 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM, T, W 8:30 AM 4:00 PM

costs
Free

Northminster Presbyterian Church

Senior Lunches

2450 E. Ft. Lowell Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85719

(520) 327-7121

Fax: (520) 327-1839

http://npctucson.org/

  • Low Income

description
In partnership with Caridad Community Kitchen and the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, Northminster offers a free meal to the community, Mondays, 5:30-6:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall.
Northminster provides a food pantry, open to the community, Tuesdays, 9-11 am. Visitors may receive a free bag of groceries monthly and fresh produce, clothes, household items, and more available weekly.

service area
Tucson

business hours
Mon-Thurs 9am-4pm, Fri. 9am-3pm, Sat. Closed, Sun. 9am-11am

costs
They ask for a $6 donation.

SNAP - Tucson Nutrition Assistance Program

Arizona Department of Economic Security
SNAP

400 W Congress St
Tucson, AZ 85701

(520) 578-8456

https://foodstampoffice.us/arizona-food-stamp-offices/tucson-arizona-food-stamp-offices/

  • Low Income

description
The Arizona Food Stamp Offices administrates your local SNAP Program under Arizona State guidelines. The Nutrition Assistance (formerly the Food Stamp Program) is Arizona’s program for the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Nutrition Assistance supports families to prevent under-nutrition in Arizona. Visit the web page to find a local office.

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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