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.

See the glossary for descriptions of all categories


Abbott Home Delivery

(800) 258-7677

https://abbottstore.com/

description
Abbott Home Delivery is a website where you can order bulk cases of Ensure and Glucerna.

business hours
M - F 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM EST.

costs
Free Shipping on Mobile and Online Orders of $35.00 or greater.

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

Amado Pantry

The Community Food Bank of Amado

28720 S. Nogales Hwy.
Amado, AZ 85645

(520) 398-2942

Fax: 520-398-2261

http://www.communityfoodbank.org/Locations/Amado

description
Amado Pantry is a community food bank that serves Amado and the surrounding area.

service area
Amado,Arivaca,Nogales,Tubac

business hours
Thurs 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Arivaca Coordinating Council/ Human Resource Group

17252 W. 5th St.
Arivaca, AZ 85601

(520) 398-2771

Fax: (520) 398-9788

https://arivacahumanresource.weebly.com/

  • Low Income

description
Arivaca Coordinating Council/ Human Resource Group (often shortened to Arivaca Human Resource) provides the town of Arivaca with many services such as daily nutritious meals for qualifying individuals, emergency food packages, twice a month transportation services, and access to energy assistance. Meals are served on-site at our office, or by home delivery. Pre-registration is required. Arivaca Human Resource also provides referral services for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Funds can be used to pay for current or past month’s electric or gas bill, as well as late fees and reconnects fees. Water payment assistance is available between May and October. You may only receive help through this agency once per year for financial support. To receive assistance, call for an appointment.

service area
Arivaca

business hours
Mon-Thur 8am - 4pm. Fri 8am - 2pm

costs
Hot Meals, on-location pick up or home delivery: Free, application required
Emergency food package, available twice a month: Free, Application required
LIHEAP referral: Free, long application process
Clothing store: All items $0.50
Book Shelves: Books are free
Twice a month transportation service from Arivaca to Green Valley: $5 donation suggested, not required.

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

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.

Caridad Community Kitchen

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona

845 N. Main Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85705

(520) 882-5641

https://www.communityfoodbank.org/

  • Low Income

description
Caridad offers a community meal program for those who are homeless or hungry, a culinary jobs skills training program for low-income or unemployed people, and full food enterprise and catering services.

business hours
T & F 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sack Lunch Pick Up

Casa Community Center

Congregate and Community Meal Programs

780 S. Park Centre Ave.
Green Valley, AZ 85614

(520) 393-6814 | (520) 625-2273 | 6814

https://posadalife.org/community-services/casa-community-services/

  • 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
Green Valley

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

Casa San Juan Migrant and Family Center

Arizona Food Bank Network

602 W. Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713

(520) 798-0834 | (520) 624-7409

Fax: (520) 740-1145

http://www.azfoodbanks.org/index.php/foodbank/article/casa_de_san_juan

description
Casa San Juan Migrant and Family Center provides services and food boxes to homeless adults, families, and immigrants.

business hours
T - F 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Catalina Community Services

IMPACT of Southern Arizona

16701 N. Oracle Rd., Ste. 145
Catalina, AZ 85739

(520) 825-0009

https://www.impactsoaz.org/

  • Low Income

description
Catalina Community Services offers meals three days a week in the northwestern part of Tucson. There is limited capacity, so call to register before going.

service area
Marana,Oro Valley,Tucson

business hours
M, T, Th 8:00 - 5:00

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