Congregate Meal Service

The Congregate Meal Program offers daily hot lunch, socialization and programs that promote health and well- being of seniors. The program is offered at 14 nutrition sites Monday-Friday from 9am-1pm. Seniors should call the site directly and make an appointment to register for the program.


Transportation services are available to select locations on a limited basis through Mecklenburg County Transportation Services (MTS). To find out more information or to apply, please call the site location you wish to attend.


Volunteer opportunities are available.


Address:  Offered at a variety locations across Mecklenburg County. (see map below). 

Hours: Participants meet Mon-Fri between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Telephone: 704-336-3144.

Who qualifies for This Service?

  • Mecklenburg County residents, age 60 + and their spouses regardless of age when accompanying an eligible client.

  • Individuals under age 60 with disabilities who reside with and accompany eligible individuals. Proof of disability will be required at the time of enrollment.

  • Individuals under age 60 with disabilities who reside in partner housing facilities, occupied primarily by older adults. Proof of disability will be required at the time of enrollment.

How to Apply?

Contact the closest location or visit in person to complete the registration process. For more information call either the Senior Nutrition Information line 704-336-3144  or the site phone number shown below:

Charlotte Locations

Albemarle Road Recreation Center

5027 North Idlewild Rd.
Charlotte NC 28227


Bette Rae Thomas Center

2921 Tuckaseegee Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28208


Eastway Regional Recreation Center

3150 Eastway Park Dr.
Charlotte NC 28213


Parktowne Terrace

5800 Fairview Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28209

open Mon, Wed, Fri


Rockwell AME Zion Church

6101 Rockwell Church Rd.
Charlotte NC 28269

open Tues. and Thurs.


Southview Recreation Center

1720 Vilma St.
Charlotte, NC 28208


Strawn Apartments

1225 S. Caldwell St.
Charlotte, NC 28203


Sugaw Creek Park and Rec

943 W Sugar Creek Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28213

open Tues & Thurs


Trinity United Methodist Church

6230 Beatties Ford Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28208

open Tues. and Thurs.


Tyvola Recreation Center

2225 Tyvola Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28120


West Charlotte Recreation Center

2401 Kendall Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28216


Other County Locations

Belle Johnston Center

1000 Johnston Dr.
Pineville, NC 28134


David B. Waymer Recreation and Senior Center

14008 Holbrooks Rd.
Huntersville, NC 28078


Ebenezer Baptist Church

2020 Sugar Creek Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28262

open Mon, Wed, Fri


Northern Regional Recreation Center

18121 Old Statesville Rd.
Cornelius, NC 28031