The Morris County Nutrition Project provides hot nutritious meals, education and personal interaction through three components: Congregate Meals, Home Delivered Meals, and Weekend Meals. The Project served 509,669 meals in 2011.
The Project currently operates fifteen Nutrition Sites throughout Morris County. Along with a noontime meal, Midday Friendship Centers are open from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and offer recreational, social, and educational activities. View our map of locations. For more information, call (973) 285-6856.
Some activities include line dancing, bingo, movies, sing-alongs, arts and crafts, guest speakers, parties, health screenings and educational programs tailored to the elderly.
Home delivered Meals (also known as Meals on Wheels) and weekend meals are available for elderly and disabled who are homebound. The delivery of meals is provided through a network of paid employees and volunteer drivers. Call (800) 564-4656.
Morris County participates in the Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program. This statewide program provides low income seniors with vouchers to purchase fresh produce at designated Farmers Markets in Morris County.
A summer picnic is held at each nutrition site for all congregate clients. View picnic locations and dates.