Department for the Aging

Older Adult Centers

Older Adults who are able to travel to older adult centers (OACs) can participate in the lunch program at their nearest OAC. Locate an Older Adult Center near you or call 311.

Home Delivered Meals

If you are 60 years of age or older and have difficulty preparing meals, you may be able to receive nutritionally balanced home-delivered meals funded by the Department for the Aging (NYC Aging).

Please visit NYC Aging's website to learn more or to request home delivered meals for an older adult or call 311.

Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program 

The Department for the Aging’s Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) is designed to provide low-income older adults with access to locally grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Those who are eligible are provided coupons to redeem fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farmers’ markets, farm stands, and mobile markets. The program’s purpose is to promote improved nutrition through increased consumption of locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables and expand sales at famers’ markets and farm stands.

Please visit NYC Aging's website to learn more or call 311. 

Market Ride from Older Adult Centers to Supermarkets 

NYC Aging provides transportation by school bus from participating Older Adult Centers to major supermarkets. Market Ride is a free bus service available to older adults 60 and older who are members of a participating Older Adult Center.

 Please visit NYC Aging's website to learn more or call 311.