City seniors, here’s how to sign-up for free meals
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Eligible senior citizens in the City of Rochester can start reserving free meal delivery on Monday.
The program is a partnership with local restaurants and Goodwill of Finger Lakes 211/Lifeline, and is being made available to eligible city residents, age 55 and over who meet one of the following criteria:
Live in a qualified census tract (call 211 if you’re unsure).
Live in income-qualified housing.
Be an active participant in one of these programs:
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
- Medicare Part D Low-income Subsidies
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
- Section 8 Vouchers
- Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Starting Monday, seniors can call 211 or (585) 275-5151 to sign up for up to three meals a week over a period of one month up to a maximum of 12 meals per month.
Click here for a list of participating restaurants.