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.