The DHHS Division on Aging has modified its Senior Dining program in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Curbside meals are available at many of our Senior Dining locations.
Good nutrition is an important part of healthy aging. Senior dining sites serve delicious, nutritious and balanced hot lunches at convenient locations throughout Milwaukee County.
Anyone 60 and over can join us for lunch. There is a suggested contribution of $3 for diners 60 and over and a cost of $8 for their guests under 60.
You will need to first register for a diner card and then make reservations at least 24 hours in advance. Download the registration form. Call (414) 289-6995 for more information or take a look at our dining FAQs.
Click on the map to find a senior dining site in your area or download our complete list of senior dining site locations.
Learn more about what happens during times of severe weather.
There are five county-owned senior centers that serve meals and offer social, educational, fitness and recreational opportunities. Anyone 50 or over is welcome. Join us for a game of pool, a class of Tai Chi, quilting, woodshop and much more.
- Clinton Rose Senior Center
- Kelly Senior Center
- McGovern Park Senior Center
- Washington Park Senior Center
- Wilson Park Senior Center
Click on the map to find a senior center in your area or download our list of senior center locations.
Other Sources for Nutrition
Meals on Wheels
The Meals on Wheels Program promotes independent living for homebound older adults through the delivery of a hot, nutritious noon meal Monday through Friday. We are committed to helping older adults live healthier and more nourished lives in their own homes.
To be eligible for Meals on Wheels, you must be:
- 60 or older
- A Milwaukee County resident
- Unable physically or mentally to prepare your own meals
- Home at the time of delivery
Learn more about what happens during times of Severe Weather.
If you are already registered for Meals on Wheels, contact Goodwill at (414) 358-6527 regarding updates to your service.
Meals on Wheels serves over 1,800 older adults every day. Learn how you can donate to support this important work.
Stockboxes are boxes of free, healthy food provided each month to seniors who meet the income qualifications. Stockboxes typically include cereal, milk, canned vegetables, canned fruit, pasta or rice, protein, juice, canned meat and cheese. They are distributed at sites around the County each month.
Farmer's Market Vouchers
Farmer's market vouchers are available to low-income seniors to help connect them with fresh healthy fruits and vegetables. These coupons can be used at participating farmers markets throughout the season.
FoodShare is monthly funds to help you purchase healthy foods. It is distributed through a QUEST card (similar to a debit card) that can be used at most grocery stores.
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