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August 27, 2021

Gloucester County’s Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Senior Services, announced that all six community nutrition locations will reopen to seniors on September 1, 2021.

“Senior Services staff and volunteers are at the forefront of responding to increased meal demand 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 hot lunch while interacting with other seniors,” said Commissioner Jim Jefferson.

Nutrition Program meals are open to all Gloucester County residents over the age of 60 for lunch regardless of income. A donation of $ 1.25 is recommended for each meal.

The Nutrition Sites are designed to promote health and wellbeing, and reduce hunger, food insecurity, and malnutrition by providing an RDA of nutrients in a hot meal. As a meeting place 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 a.m.

Glassboro Senior Center

152 South Delsea Drive

Glassboro, NJ 08028

856-881-6610

Serving time 11:30 a.m.

Thorofare fire hall

1 fire brigade road.

Thorofare, NJ 08086

856-853-6496

Serving time 11:30 a.m.

Pfeiffer community center

301 Blue Bell Street

Williamstown, NJ 08094

856-728-1140

Serving time 11:30 a.m.

First Baptist Church of Jericho

981 Mail Ave.

Deptford, NJ 08096

856-468-1648

Serving time 11:30 a.m.

Second Baptist Church

1534 Pine Road

Paulsboro, NJ 08066

856-423-3387

Serving time 11:30 a.m.

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

This news release was prepared by the Gloucester County Government. The views expressed here are your own.