Nutrition Programs

Deadline Extended - There's still time to apply 


Please Note: Seniors who applied by the June 19th deadline, meet the eligibility requirements, and are selected through the lottery will automatically be mailed vouchers by late June or early July.

Deadline Extension: Eligible seniors who apply after June 19th until the program is closed will be entered in a random selection process depending on the number of applications received.  All applicants will be notified about their status. 


Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Snohomish County

Providing eligible seniors with fresh

fruits and vegetables from local farmers markets

The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program increases our community’s intake of fruits and vegetables; expands the use of local farmers markets, farm stores, and community supported agriculture programs; and increases sales of Washington grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs.

Eligible low-income seniors receive $40 worth of checks to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at authorized farmers markets or farm stands.

Who Is Eligible?

  • Age 60+ for non-Native Americans
  • Age 55+ for Native Americans
  • Low income 
    • Up to $1,967/ month for 1 person
    • Up to $2,658/month for 2 people
    • For larger households, add $691 per person

Funds are limited so a random selection process is used to select recipients. 

How Do I Apply?

  • Complete one of the applications below.
  • Request an application in the mail call (425) 388-7393
  • For assistance filling out the application call Homage Aging & Disability Resource Network (425) 513-1900

Your completed application MUST be postmarked by June 19th to be eligible.  Mailing instructions will be on the application form.



APPLICATIONS

   
English-Word  Chinese
English-Online   Korean
Spanish
 Tagalog
Vietnamese

All applications with the exception of the English-Online version are word documents that can be saved and then emailed or mailed.

Completed applications can be emailed to: SHS-SpecialProjects@co.snohomish.wa.us 
Or, mailed to: Snohomish County Human Services
3000 Rockefeller Ave, M/S 305
Everett, WA 98201

CONGREGATE NUTRITION

Meals that are served in a group setting that allows for socialization are called congregate meals. Eligibility is established for any person 60 years of age or older and spouse; volunteers at the meal site; and handicapped or disabled individuals under the age of 60 who reside with an eligible participant.

Nutrition Sites

Hot meals are served at the congregate sites from one to five days a week, depending upon the site. Culturally appropriate menus are available for Korean, Filipino, Southeast Asian, and Chinese elders. Current sites include:

  • Abbott-Wolf Center for Cascade Seniors, Darrington
  • Adult Day Health Center, Everett
  • Baker View Apartments, Everett
  • East County Senior Center, Monroe
  • Everett Senior Center , Everett
  • Granite Falls Senior Center, Granite Falls
  • Mountlake Terrace Senior Center, Mountlake Terrace
  • Multicultural Senior Center, Mukilteo
  • Snohomish Senior Center, Snohomish
  • South County Senior Center, Edmonds
  • Stanwood Community and Senior Center, near Stanwood
  • Stillaguamish Senior Center, near Arlington
  • Tulalip Tribal Senior Center, Tulalip (near Marysville)

This program provides nutritious meals delivered in either a group setting or to a home-bound individual’s residence. Funds are provided by federal money, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and by participant donations, United Way, Snohomish County, City of Everett, and COPES.

IN-HOME NUTRITION (Meals on Wheels)

This program delivers nutritious meals to home-bound individuals (Meals on Wheels). To be eligible, an individual must be:

  • Of age 60 or older
  • Home-bound
  • Physically or mentally disabled (or spouse must be)
  • Unable to provide other means of support

Additional Information

For more information or if you have any questions, please call the Homage Services of Snohomish County Nutrition Program at 425-347-1229 or toll-free at 800-824-2183.