Meals on Wheels 


Home Delivered Meals provides a nutritious meal and personal contact to homebound seniors in the San Joaquin County community. All menus are reviewed by 2 nutritionists to ensure compliance with Federal Guidelines. Meals are designed to be low fat, low salt, and low sugar.

In order to be eligible, a person must be both 60 years of age or older and homebound.

For more information, call (209) 953-5500

Or download and complete our Service Referral and Follow-up Summary (SJ 30A form) and either fax it to; 209-932-2663, or mail to; San Joaquin County Human Services Agency, PO Box 201056, Stockton CA 95201. Or call 209-468-1104 to complete a referral over the phone.


Food For You - Commodity Program


The San Joaquin County USDA Commodity Program, FOOD FOR YOU, provides free food for low income individuals in 8 community centers and 10 volunteer sites throughout the county. Individuals must meet residence requirements, and distribution sites are determined by zip code. Eligibility is based on monthly income. No application is necessary; individuals must simply provide proof of residence (i.e. utility bill, rent receipt, etc.).

Food is distributed the third Thursday of each month at each of the centers and 8 of the volunteer sites, and at the Stockton Emergency Food Bank on the last Wednesday of the month, and at Fathers and Families of San Joaquin on the third Friday of the month. Some locations distribute food on additional days of the month when quantities allow. Please check the list of food distribution locations and times. You can also call the FOOD FOR YOU Warehouse at (209) 468-3679 for additional information.

Please check out our flyer, in english, and in spanish, for more information, and read our non-discrimination statement., in English and Spanish.


Congregate Dining


Congregate Nutrition Services provide meals in a group setting. People who are eligible for Congregate Nutrition Services include individuals 60+ years of age, spouses of eligible participants regardless of age, and volunteers who provide needed services during meal hours.

To Apply:

Call the Congregate Meal Site closest to you for more information on receiving Congregate Nutrition Services.

Arnold Rue Community Center

 5758 Lorraine Avenue, Stockton 95210

 (209) 937-735


Boggs Tract Community Center

 533 S. Los Angeles, Stockton 95203

 (209) 468-3978


Escalon Community Center :

 1055 Escalon Avenue, Escalon 95350

 (209) 838-7485

 Tuesdays and Thursdays only



El Concilio

224 S. Sutter St. Stockton, 95203

(209) 644-2600


Franco Center

 144 Mun Kwok Lane, Stockton 95202

 (209) 466-4697


Garden Acres Community Center

607 Bird Avenue, Stockton 95215

(209) 468-3984


Jene Wah, Inc.:

 238 E. Church Street, Stockton 95203

 (209) 463-7654


Lathrop Senior Center

 15707 5th Street, Lathrop 95330

 (209) 941-7380


Loel Center and Gardens:

 105 S. Washington Street, Lodi 95240

 (209) 369-1591


Lolly Hansen Community Center:

 375 E. 9th Street, Tracy 95376

 (209) 831-4230


Manteca Senior Center

 295 Cherry Lane, Manteca 95336

 (209) 825-2301


Northeast Community Center

 2885 E. Harding Way, Stockton 95205

 (209) 468-3918


Oak Park Senior Community Center

730 E. Fulton St. Stockton 95204

(209) 937-7777


Ripon Senior Center

 433 S. Wilma, Ripon 95366

 (209) 599-7441


Stribley Center

 1760 E. Sonora Street, Stockton 95205

 (209) 937-7351


Taft Community Center

 389 W. Downing Avenue, Stockton 95206

 (209) 468-4168


Van Buskirk Community Center

734 Houston Ave. Stockton 95206

(209) 937-7358


Venetian Terrace

 5020 Virtue Arc Drive, Stockton 95207

 (209) 951-1545