2-1-1 TENNESSEE

2-1-1 Tennessee Statewide Resource Network

Full Resource Name:

Aging Commission of the Mid-South/MIFA - No Hungry Senior - Home-Delivered Meals/Food Boxes

910 Vance Avenue
Memphis, TN 38126

(901) 222-4111

www.mifa.org/meals

Description:

Provides a program called No Hungry Senior for adults 60 and older in Shelby County who may have problems obtaining food for themselves. Initial Screening is through the Aging Commission and is NOT dependent on income, but on the ability of an older person to obtain and prepare healthy food. MIFA provides CONGREGATE MEALS: Provides hot meals at nutrition sites in Shelby County and HOME-DELIVERED MEALS: Delivers one hot meal per day, five days a week or a weekly food box to qualified persons who are still able to prepare basic meals.

General Information

Hours:

Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Intake Process:

Call the Aging Commission to apply at 901-222-4111; Submit name, address, phone, Social Security number, birth date, physician's name and phone number, emergency contact name, address, phone number, and relationship.

Program Fees:

Voluntary contributions

Eligibility:

CONGREGATE MEALS: ages 60 and over and spouses. HOME DELIVERED MEALS: Ages 60 and over who cannot prepare their own meals and who meet eligibility requirements. After initial phone screening, a home visit will be set up to assess eligibility for the program. Serves Shelby County residents only. This program is NOT dependent on income, but rather on persons ability to obtain and prepare food for themselves.

Is Shelter?

No

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