The Union County Senior Nutrition program includes home delivered meals, meals at congregate meal sites, and supplemental nutrition access (Ensure).
To learn more about each of these programs, or to sign up for these services, click the buttons below. You will be redirected to the Union County website, wherein you can complete the necessary online applications for services.
Food and Nutrition Assistance (FNS), also known as the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), provides an electronic benefit card (EBT) for seniors with income restrictions in order for them to purchase groceries. Older adults must meet income, resource, citizenship and work requirements to qualify. To learn more, or apply for these services, call Union County Human Services at (704)-296-4300. Or, follow this link to apply online.
Common Heart: (704)-218-9060
Community Shelter of Union County: (704) 289-5300
Heart for Monroe: (980) 722-7241
Loaves and Fishes of Monroe: (704) 960-1486
Operation Reach Out: (704) 289-4237
If you are in need of emergency food items, please call the food pantries listed above to confirm eligibility and availability of resources.
We work with several community partners with food pantries to ensure that our older neighbors have groceries delivered to their homes. Groceries can be delivered on a monthly or bi-weekly basis depending on the need and family size.
To learn more or to request food be delivered, contact our office at (704)-292-1797.