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Nutrition Services

Farmer Market Coupon Distribution 2020
Please call the Office for distribution locations and times: 315-349-3484
Due to COVID-19, this years distributions will require all participants to wear a mask. 

Oswego County offers two meal services to seniors aged 60 and older, home delivered meals or a congregate meal provided at a Senior Dining and Activity Center.

July 2020 Menu
August 2020 Menu

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Home Delivered Meals (Meals on Wheels)
The Oswego County Office for the Aging is able to provide home delivered meals to Oswego County residents aged 60 and over, their spouse or care giver, and persons the elderly client is responsible for providing care to on an on-going basis. Persons qualifying for this program exhibit difficulties shopping for and preparing nutritious food. 

Chilled lunches are delivered Monday – Friday at lunch time, along with sandwich fixings for dinner meals. Participants must be home to receive meals. Chilled meals can be heated in a microwave or conventional oven. Meals are prepared and delivered by Oswego County Opportunities (OCO).

Meals are meant for those with or without diabetes. The meals have no added salt during preparation, however, some menu items may contain salt. The menus are prepared by the program’s dietician and are distributed monthly.

Home delivered meals is a contribution only program. The suggested contribution is $4/day for two meals. For those who self disclose their income to be at or greater than 185% of the Federal Poverty Level, a contribution of the full cost of the meal is suggested. Each person makes the decision as to how much they can contribute. Contributions are voluntary and confidential. No one is denied a meal due to inability or unwillingness to contribute. A monthly summary sheet is provided to each participant along with a pre-addressed envelope to mail contribution. 

If you feel you or your loved one would benefit from the home delivered meals program, please contact Oswego County Office for the Aging at 315-349-3484 or 1-800-596-3200 extension 3484. 

Click here for Oswego County Home Delivered Meals Brochure

Click here to link to OCO Senior Nutrition Services 

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ALL CENTERS ARE CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19

Meals can be picked up via a drive up system until further notice. Meals must be ordered in advance. Please call the site to reserve your meal.

There are six Senior Dining and Activity Centers throughout Oswego County. These sites give Seniors an opportunity to socialize with people in their community while eating a nutritious hot meal. Sites are open 11 a.m.-1 p.m., and lunch is provided on various days of the week, depending on the center attended.

The senior dining program is also a contribution only program. The suggested contribution is $3/day for the lunch meal. A cold night meal may be provided to take home if needed for an additional contribution of $1/day. For those who self disclose their income to be at or greater than 185% of the Federal Poverty Level, a contribution of the full cost of the meal is suggested. Each person makes the decision as to how much they can contribute. Contributions are voluntary and confidential. No one is denied a meal due to inability or unwillingness to contribute.

Reservations are required. Please call the center of your choice 24-hours in advance to reserve your meal. Senior Dining and Activity Centers

Transportation is available for some centers on certain days. Please call the Dining and Activity Center for transportation options.

The Office for the Aging contracts with Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) to manage the various Senior Dining and Activity Centers around the county. 

Click here to link to OCO Senior Nutrition Services


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