Listings for Meals and Nutrition / PCOA Community Lunch Programs

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.

PCOA Community Lunch Programs

PCOA contracts with Catholic Social Services, Tucson Urban League, and City Parks and Recreation to provide a community lunch program, served in neighborhood centers, to older adults age 60 and over. A spouse of someone age 60 and over also qualifies. Centers also provide recreational, educational, and health promotion programs. Participants are encouraged to donate $2-$3 toward the cost of the meal. For a current menu and times, call the center closest to you, or contact PCOA. You must be registered in advance to attend.

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Ajo Community Center

Ajo Community Health Center

290 W. 5th St.
Ajo, AZ 85321

(520) 387-5040

Fax: (520) 387-6758

http://webcms.pima.gov/cms/One.aspx?pageId=3667

  • Low Income

description
Pima Council On Aging and various dedicated community partners provide meals served at lunch sites to older adults who are 60 and older. In addition to meals, the center offers recreational, educational, and healthy living programs. You must register in advance to attend. Call the center manager for more information or to register.

service area
Ajo

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

costs
A suggested donation of $2.00-$3.00 is requested

Armory Park Senior Center

220 S. 5th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701

(520) 791-4865

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/ArmoryCenter

  • Low Income

description
PCOA and Armory Park Senior Center provides meals for adults 60 and older. Meals are served between 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM M - F. In addition to meals, the center offers recreational, educational, and healthy living programs as well as providing a wide range of activities, including games, crafts, dancing, clubs. You must register in advance to attend. Call the center staff for more information. Armory Park Senior Center also offers food boxes provided by the Tucson Community Food Bank on the 4th Wednesday of each month 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - W 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM, Th - S 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

costs
A suggested donation of $2.00 is requested.

Donna Liggins Recreation Center

2160 N. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85705

(520) 791-3247

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/DonnaRLigginsCenter

description
Donna Liggins Recreation Center provides activities for older adults, public computer use, community and recreation activities, employment resources, and PCOA community lunch program.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - Th 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM - F - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, S - 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

El Pueblo Neighborhood Center

Congregate and Community Meal Programs

101 W. Irvington Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85714

(520) 791-5155

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/ElPuebloCenter

  • Low Income

description
PCOA and various dedicated community partners provide meals served at lunch sites to older adults who are 60 and older. In addition to meals, the center offers recreational, educational, and healthy living programs. You must register in advance to attend. Call the center manager for more information or to register.

costs
A suggested donation of $2.00-$3.00 is requested

El Rio Neighborhood Center

City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department
El Rio Neighborhood Center

1390 W. Speedway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85745

(520) 791-4683

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/ElRioCenter

  • Spanish Services

description
Senior Programming, Children's Programming, Adult Education, Pima County Library, Nosotros Day Care, Gym, Rental Rooms

business hours
M - Th 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM, F - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Weekends Closed

costs
A suggested donation of $2.00-$3.00 is requested

Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center

Congregate and Community Meal Programs

1660 W. Ruthrauff Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85705

(520) 724-5360 | (520) 887-9786

http://webcms.pima.gov/contact_us/

  • Low Income

description
PCOA and various dedicated community partners provide meals served at lunch sites to older adults who are 60 and older. In addition to meals, the center offers recreational, educational, and healthy living programs. You must register in advance to attend. Call the center manager for more information or to register.

service area
Marana,Oro Valley

costs
A suggested donation of $2.00-$3.00 is requested

Quincie Douglas Senior Center

Pima Council on Aging
Congregate and Community Meals Program

1575 E. 36th St.
Tucson, AZ 85713

(520) 791-2507

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/QuincieDouglasCenter

  • Low Income

description
PCOA and various dedicated community partners provide meals served at lunch sites to older adults who are 60 and older. In addition to meals, the center offers recreational, educational, and healthy living programs. You must register in advance to attend. Call the center manager for more information or to register.

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

costs
A suggested donation of $2.00-$3.00 is requested

Robles Ranch Community Center

Community Lunch Program Site

16150 W. Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85735

(520) 822-4408

http://roblesjunctionorg.ipage.com/

description
Robles Ranch Community Center provides social activities, nutritious meals for individuals aged 60 and over (or spouse regardless of age) are available at 13 sites in metro Tucson, Ajo, and Green Valley. Meals provided on a donation basis. Pre-registration is required. This service targets those in significant social and economic needs. Call the center manager at the selected site for more information or to register.

William M. Clements Center

City of Tucson

8155 E. Poinciana Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85730

(520) 791-5787

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/WilliamMClementsCenter

description
PCOA and various dedicated community partners provide meals served at lunch sites to older adults who are 60 and older. In addition to meals, the center offers recreational, educational, and healthy living programs, as well as computers that can be used by the public to access the Internet for job searches. You must register in advance to attend. Call the center staff for more information or to register.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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