Food & Nutrition
MEALS ON WHEELS
1462 Erie Blvd., 2nd Fl., Schenectady, NY 12305Phone: 518-688-0051 | Fax: 518-372-5686 | ccseniorservices.org/programs-services/meals-on-wheels/
Delivery of nutritionally balanced meals 5 or 7 days per week with optional evening meals. Short-term fee-for-service meals also available.
NUTRITION OUTREACH AND EDUCATION PROGRAM (NOEP)
1462 Erie Blvd., 2nd Fl., Schenectady, NY 12305Phone: 518-374-2427 | ccseniorservices.org/programs-services/nutrition-outreach-and-education-program/
NOEP Program promotes the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly Food Stamps) through: community outreach, collaboration with local social agencies; formal NOEP presentations to a diverse array of social/business agencies and clubs; direct client assistance, involving “pre-screening” for potential program eligibility and extensive help in applying for and maintaining benefits; support/advocacy for clients as they navigate the system with the bulk of the time committed to direct client assistance.
SENIOR DINING CENTERS - FRIENDSHIP CAFE
Nutritious midday meals served at four Schenectady County locations. Health and wellness programs, social activities and outings also offered.
Our Lady of Fatima Church
1735 Alexander Rd.
Delanson, NY 12053
Jewish Community Center
2565 Balltown Rd.
Schenectady, NY 12309
Scotia-Glenville Senior Center
32 Worden Rd.
Glenville, NY 12302
Ten Eyck Apartments
Schenectady, NY 12305
Ellis McClellan Health Center, 600 McClellan Street, Schenectady, NY 12304Phone: 518-630-5736
Food Farmacy Program- Catholic Charities Tri-County Services, in partnership with Ellis Hospital, offers the Food Farmacy as a resource for Ellis patients being discharged from the hospital or emergency department who are food insecure and/or nutritionally at risk. The program addresses both hunger and nutrition by offering clients assistance in accessing the Food Farmacy to acquire short term nutritious foods, as well as nutrition education and referrals to other community resources needed to aid the client in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Food Farmacy Coordinator, Christine Passen
Ellis McClellan Health Center, 600 McClellan Street, Schenectady, NY 12304