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Great Plates Meal Delivery

Post Date:05/11/2020 7:58 AM

The County has officially announced its participation in the State’s Great Plates Program.  Workforce Development Aging & Community Services (WDACS) will be offering a first-in-the-nation meal delivery service in LA County starting Monday, May 11th to assist those in need of home delivered meals and to help get our restaurant, hospitality and transportation community back to work.  Visit WDACS for full details - https://wdacs.lacounty.gov/greatplates/

Individuals may qualify to receive meals if they:

  • Meet age requirements:
    • Are 65 or older; OR
    • Are 60-64 and have been diagnosed with or exposed to COVID-19 or are at high risk as defined by the CDC
  • Living alone or with one other program-eligible adult
  • Are not currently receiving assistance from other state or federal nutrition assistance programs, like CalFresh/SNAP or Meals on Wheels
  • Are not currently receiving assistance from other Earn less than $74,940 (single) or $101,460 (two-person household)
  • Have difficulty accessing food resources or preparing your own meals
  • Live in unincorporated LA County or a city that does not have its own ‘Great Plates Delivered’ program

In order to participate, restaurants must:

  • Step Two: If selection criteria are met based on the Food Provider Interest Form, LA County will reach out to select restaurants to fill out the official application for the program, which includes additional eligibility requirements.