SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAMS Services listed below are local options available to seniors. Most are offered independently by third-party organizations and are not coordinated by the City of Livonia.
Hot Meal PROGRAMS
The Civic Park Senior Center meal program includes on-site hot meals from Wayne County 11:45 a.m. Mondays-Thursdays for seniors ages 60+ with $3 suggested donation ($6 for non-seniors ages 59 and younger). An advance 24-hour reservation is required by signing up online or calling (734) 466-2555 weekdays between 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Meals-on-Wheels details are listed below.
WAYNE COUNTY NUTRITION PROGRAMS
Wayne County Nutrition Services make available three basic nutrition programs to persons, ages 60 and older. Home-Delivered (Meals-on-Wheels) are hot meals are delivered by a volunteer on weekdays. A cold meal can be provided for the evening meal. Referrals can be made by a physician, visiting nurse, family member, friend or client. Referrals are accepted at (800) 851-1454 or (734) 326-5202.
This nutrition program provides one to two liquid meals a day to those seniors who are experiencing difficulty swallowing solid food due to debilitating disease or condition. A physician must complete the Wayne County Nutrition Services medical form indicating the person’s need for liquid meals. The eligible client or representative must be responsible for picking up the liquid nutrition at a designated site. For program information, call (800) 851-1454 or (734) 326-5202.
Focus: Hope distributes prepackaged food boxes monthly to income-eligible senior residents ages 60+. Referrals to this program are accepted at the Livonia Senior Center at (734) 466-2557.
THE EMERGENCY FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (TEFAP) IN LIVONIA
TEFAP is a program for low-income Livonia residents in need of food. Food is distributed once a month. Please call (734) 634-4935 or visit our web page.
COMMODITY FOOD PROGRAM
The Commodity Food Program distributes U.S.D.A. surplus commodity food items monthly to income-eligible senior residents. Call Community Resources at (734) 466-2673 for referrals to this program.
MiCafe is a federal food assistance program that provides assistance to seniors, age 60 or older applying for a bridge card. The bridge card helps seniors pay for their food. Referrals to this program are accepted at (877) 664-2233.