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.
Abbott Home Delivery
Abbott Home Delivery is a website where you can order bulk cases of Ensure and Glucerna.
M - F 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM EST.
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) 387-5040Fax: (520) 387-6758
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.
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
A suggested donation of $2.00-$3.00 is requested
The Community Food Bank of Amado
28720 S. Nogales Hwy.
Amado, AZ 85645
(520) 398-2942Fax: 520-398-2261
Amado Pantry is a community food bank that serves Amado and the surrounding area.
Thurs 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Arivaca Coordinating Council/ Human Resource Group
17252 W. 5th St.
Arivaca, AZ 85601
(520) 398-2771Fax: (520) 398-9788
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.
Mon-Thur 8am - 4pm. Fri 8am - 2pm
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) 253-8999http://www.azresourcecenters.com/crc/what-we-do/food--clothing
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.
M-F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Armory Park Senior Center
220 S. 5th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701
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.
M - W 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM, Th - S 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
A suggested donation of $2.00 is requested.
Caridad Community Kitchen
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona
845 N. Main Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85705
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.
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 | 6814https://posadalife.org/community-services/casa-community-services/
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.
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) 624-7409Fax: (520) 740-1145
Casa San Juan Migrant and Family Center provides services and food boxes to homeless adults, families, and immigrants.
T - F 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Catalina Community Services
IMPACT of Southern Arizona
16701 N. Oracle Rd., Ste. 145
Catalina, AZ 85739
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.
M, T, Th 8:00 - 5:00