Updates to Nutrition Voucher Program in response to COVID-19
At this time the monthly Nutrition and Wellness meetings have been suspended and voucher usage is not being closely monitored until further notice.
Lincoln County was the North Carolina "pilot program" for this innovative nutrition program which provides healthy meals to qualifying seniors.
Seniors become members of the "Health and Wellness Club" which enables them to receive twelve restaurant vouchers per month to be used at the five contracted restaurant sites. Balanced meals of smaller proportions are developed by the senior services nutrition coordinator and prepared at the restaurants.
The Health and Wellness Club is more than a meal, in that it offers participants healthy meals, educational meetings on health related issues, and promotes socialization and independent living.
Funding is limited and clients are added to program based on level of need.
Current Restaurant Sites
Current restaurant sites are:
Capt'n Pete's in Lincolnton- (704) 240-8006
Atrium Health -Lincoln- (980) 212-1990
Fatz Cafe- (704) 732-7155
Sports Page in Denver- (704) 827-6293
Italianno's- (704) 732-3118
For more information contact Lauren Heavner, Nutrition Coordinator, at (704) 736-8811.