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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Gloucester County Nutrition Site will re-open September 1

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The Gloucester County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Senior Services announces that all six congregate Nutrition Sites are re-opening to senior citizens on September 1, 2021.

“The Division of Senior Services staff and volunteers are on the front lines in responding to the increased demand for meals and ensuring food security for vulnerable older adults in our county,” said Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger. 

“This program gives our seniors the opportunity to enjoy a mid-day hot meal while socially engaging with other seniors,” said Commissioner Jim Jefferson.

The Nutrition Program Meal Sites are open to any Gloucester County resident over the age of 60 to enjoy a mid-day meal regardless of income.  A $1.25 donation is suggested for each meal.

Designed to promote health and well-being, the Nutrition Sites reduce hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition by providing an RDA of nutrients in a hot meal. As a meeting site for other seniors, they also combat social isolation and provide a safe place to meet other seniors. 

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Mantua Community Center      

111 East Mercer Ave.                 

Mantua, NJ 08051                                

856-468-4773 

Serving Time 11:30 AM

Glassboro Senior Center          

152 South Delsea Drive            

Glassboro, NJ 08028                         

856-881-6610

Serving Time 11:30 AM

Thorofare Fire Hall                    

1 Firehouse Rd.                         

Thorofare, NJ 08086

856-853-6496

Serving Time 11:30 AM 

Pfeiffer Community Center         

301 Blue Bell Street                    

Williamstown, NJ 08094                     

856-728-1140                        

Serving Time 11:30 AM 

First Baptist Church of Jericho

981 Mail Ave.

Deptford, NJ  08096                              

856-468-1648

Serving Time 11:30 AM 

Second Baptist Church              

1534 Pine Street                      

Paulsboro, NJ 08066                  

856-423-3387

Serving Time 11:30 AM

For more information, please contact the Nutrition Unit of the Division of Senior Services at 856-686-8327.

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