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Office Location:

DSS Main Office
​Wallace H. Kuralt Centre
301 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

West Charlotte Location
Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Customer Connection
704-336-3000

Congregate Meal Program

The congregate meal program provides hot, nutritious meals to seniors at 16 dining sites throughout Mecklenburg County.

Sites are open from 8 a.m.  til  5 p.m.  M - F

Dining rooms are open from 9 a.m. til  2 p.m.  M - F

See Frequently Asked Questions.

 

About the Meals

Seniors gathered at congregate meal siteAll meals meet 1/3 of the dietary reference intake for seniors and are approved by a registered dietitian.

Seniors who attend this program participate in variety of programs such as exercise, arthritis management, arts and crafts, bingo and trips. The meal site is an ideal place for seniors to socialize and build companionship. Volunteer opportunities are also offered to seniors at the site.

Although optional, we encourage seniors to participate in health and wellness and social activities at the site as a way of enhancing the quality of life.

We do not provide a take-out meal service.

Transportation is often available for those who have trouble getting to sites on their own.

Senior may also participate in the  volunteer opportunities offered at the site.

 

Who qualifies for this service?

  • Mecklenburg County residents, age 60 + and their spouses regardless of age when the older client is a nutrition client
  • People under age 60 with disabilities who reside with and accompany eligible people to meal sites
  • People under age 60 with disabilities who reside in housing facilities occupied primarily by older adults at which a congregate nutrition site is located

Note: No income eligibility test is required to qualify for this service. A voluntary donation is requested.

 

How to apply?

  • Visit the closest site and complete registration form
  • Call Just 1 Call  704-432-1111 or Senior Nutrition Information Line (704-336-3144) for information on locations 
  • Call Just 1 Call  704-432-1111 if county transportation service is needed to go to a nutrition site

 

Congregate Meal Site Locations:

For more information call either the Senior Nutrition Information line 704-336-3144

or the site phone number shown below:

  
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Bette Rae Thomas Center
2921 Tuckaseegee Road
Charlotte, NC  28208
Charlotte704-394-2585
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Edwin Towers
201 W 10th St
Charlotte, NC  28202
Charlotte704-375-4109
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Johnston YMCA
3025 N Davidson St
Charlotte, NC  28216
Charlotte704-336-5681
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Mallard Creek Recreation Center
2530 Johnston-Oehler Road
Charlotte, NC  28269
Charlotte704-548-2461
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McAlpine Terrace
6130 Pine Burr Rd
Charlotte, NC  28212
Charlotte704-336-3144
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New Hope Baptist Church
1303 Hawthorne Ln
Charlotte, NC  28205
Charlotte704-432-0107
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Paw Creek Presbyterian Church
7400 Mt Holly Rd
Charlotte, NC  28214
Charlotte704-395-5955
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Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church
1915 Oakdale Rd
Charlotte, NC  28216
Charlotte704-432-2909
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Senior Center - Tyvola
2225 Tyvola Road
Charlotte, NC  28120
Charlotte980-314-1320
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Senior Center -Shamrock
3200 Shamrock Dr
Charlotte, NC  28215
Charlotte704-531-9153
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Southview Recreation Center
1720 Vilma St
Charlotte, NC  28208
Charlotte704-392-7231
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Strawn Apartments

1225 S. Caldwell Street
Charlotte, NC 28203

Charlotte704-375-9303
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Warehouse
500 Spratt St
Charlotte, NC 28206
Charlotte704-372-5028
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Ada Jenkins Center
212 Gamble St
Davidson, NC  28036
Davidson704-892-8001
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Ebenezer Baptist Church
2020 Sugar Creek Rd W
Charlotte, NC  28269
Charlotte704-921-2077
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Philadelphia Presbyterian Church
11501 Bain School Rd
Mint Hill, NC  28227
Mint Hill704-573-2490
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Belle Johnston Center
1000 Johnston Drive
Pineville, NC  28134
Pineville704-889-7444
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Address

Office Location:

DSS Main Office
​Wallace H. Kuralt Centre
301 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

West Charlotte Location
Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Customer Connection
704-336-3000