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Details for Service Congregate Nutrition
Service Name Congregate Nutrition Program Name At-Risk Family Health and Safety Benefits
Goal Provide outreach, support and services to individuals and families identified as being at risk of compromised health and safety to eliminate or reduce those risks.
Objective Assure that families at risk of economic challenges receive health and safety benefits to mitigate those risks.
Division Division of Aging and Adult Services
Service Description

Congregate Nutrition, that is, meals served in a group setting, such as a senior center or church, is funded under the Home and Community Care Block Grant (HCCBG) to help older adults stay in their homes. The meal (typically lunch) must meet 1/3 of the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for nutrition.

Services are available through HCCBG providers in counties, such as county departments of aging and social services and private nonprofit councils on aging.
The service benefits adults age 60 and over, with an emphasis on minorities and socially and economically needy seniors.
Web Site https://www.ncdhhs.gov/assistance/adult-services/nutrition-congregate-home-delivered-meals Year First Initiated 1992
Available State Wide Yes Geographic Area Served
Grants Provided No Competitive Bidding No
Competitive Bidding Details
Waiting List No Waiting List Start Date
Number Waiting
Waiting List Details

Income Eligibility
Income Eligibility No
Income Eligibility Method
Income Eligibility Type
Whose Income Eligibility
Income Disregard No
Income Disregard Desc
Income Verified No
Income Verified Method
Income Criteria
Income Eligibility Change
Income Eligibility Method Prior To Change
Income Eligibility Other

Target Population
Age Range Start Age Range End
60 100+

Legal Authority
Authorization Level Authorization Type Citation
Federal Public Law Older Americans Act 1965 as amended.

Budget Information
State Fiscal Year (SFY)
As of the month of
Authorized Budget Fiscal Year 2025 SFY 2024-2025 Year To Date Expenditures Balance
Salary and Fringes (1X) 0 0 0
Salary Other (1X) 0 0 0
Operating (2X-5X) 0 0 0
Contracts/Allocations (6X) 0 0 0
Reserves (7X) 0 0 0
Transfers (8X) 0 0 0
Total Requirements 0 0 0
Receipts-Federal 0 0 0
Receipts- Local receipts 0 0 0
Receipts- Other receipts 0 0 0
Total Receipts 0 0 0
General Fund Appropriations 0 0 0
State Local Other
0 0 0
State Local
0 0