HIGHLAND VALLEY ELDER SERVICES provides home-delivered meals and can be reached at 584-6784. Congregate meals are served at the Hadley Senior Community Center Monday through Friday at 11:45 A.M. Please call 586-4023 at least two days ahead to register for a meal. There is a suggested donation of $3 for those age 60 and older, guests of elders pay $6.50.
THE SNAP PROGRAM (SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM) helps low income individuals and families buy healthy, nutritious foods. A household’s monthly benefit depends on household size, income, and expenses. Call the SNAP Hotline at 1-866-950-FOOD or the Council on Aging at 586-4023 to apply. When senior citizens apply, they should be sure to use the medical expense deduction.
BROWN BAG: FOOD FOR ELDERS is a program of THE FOOD BANK OF WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS. Bags of groceries are distributed at the Senior Community Center on the 3rd Thursday of each bag from 10:00-11:00 A.M. Call the Council on Aging at 413 586-4023 or the Food Bank at 413 247-9738 or 1-800-247-9632 if you would like to apply.