a. Home-Delivered Meals
There are organizations providing meal delivery services to seniors and disables who are not able to cook by themselves. We provide the information of “Korean American Senior Center of Corona (KASCC)” and “Meals-on-Wheels” for seniors over 60 and “God’s Love We Deliver” for disables and people with illness.
Korean American Senior Center of Corona (KASCC)
This program provides hot Korean & Chinese Weekday Home Delivered Lunch (HDML) and Weekend 6th Meal for homebound senior who are 60 years or older through KASCC, the only Asian meal delivery provider in Queens. This ethnic Home-bound Meal is an important lifeline of nutritious food to homebound elderly immigrant seniors in need. This HMDL delivery program has a focus on homebound seniors regardless of income status who do not have someone to provide balanced and nutritious meals. Korean & Chinese Weekday Homebound Meal is delivered every Monday through Friday 10am to 12pm.
For more information, please visit Korean American Senior Center of Corona.
To search which organization manages this program in your area, please visit Meals On Wheels Association of America.
To get further information, please call New York City Department for the Aging (212-442-1000).
God’s Love We Deliver
“God’s Love We Deliver offers home delivered meals and nutritional counseling and education for the seriously ill who are physically limited in their activities of daily living….We also provide meals to any dependent children 17 and younger that are under your care and to senior caregivers 60 or over if you are also a senior (God’s Love We Deliver, 2010).”
b. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamp)
“The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as Food Stamps) provides food assistance for nearly 1.8 million low-income New Yorkers including families, the elderly and the disabled. The primary goal of the program is to help families supplement the cost of their diet with nutritious foods.”