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 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.
Call the Congregate Meal Site closest to you for more information on receiving Congregate Nutrition Services.
Arnold Rue Community Center http://www.stocktongov.com/government/departments/communityServices/communityCenters.html
5758 Lorraine Avenue, Stockton 95210
Boggs Tract Community Center
533 S. Los Angeles, Stockton 95203
Escalon Community Center : http://cityofescalon.org/departments/parks-recreation/senior-corner/
1055 Escalon Avenue, Escalon 95350
Tuesdays and Thursdays only
224 S. Sutter St. Stockton, 95203
144 Mun Kwok Lane, Stockton 95202
Garden Acres Community Center
607 Bird Avenue, Stockton 95215
Jene Wah, Inc.: http://www.jenewah.org/services.html
238 E. Church Street, Stockton 95203
Lathrop Senior Center
15707 5th Street, Lathrop 95330
Loel Center and Gardens: http://www.loelcenter.net/programs/meals/
105 S. Washington Street, Lodi 95240
Lolly Hansen Community Center: https://www.ci.tracy.ca.us/?navId=185
375 E. 9th Street, Tracy 95376
Manteca Senior Center
295 Cherry Lane, Manteca 95336
Northeast Community Center
2885 E. Harding Way, Stockton 95205
Oak Park Senior Community Center http://www.stocktongov.com/government/departments/communityServices/communityCenters.html
730 E. Fulton St. Stockton 95204
Ripon Senior Center
433 S. Wilma, Ripon 95366
Stribley Center http://www.stocktongov.com/government/departments/communityServices/communityCenters.html
1760 E. Sonora Street, Stockton 95205
Taft Community Center
389 W. Downing Avenue, Stockton 95206
Van Buskirk Community Center http://www.stocktongov.com/government/departments/communityServices/communityCenters.html
734 Houston Ave. Stockton 95206
5020 Virtue Arc Drive, Stockton 95207