Health + Food

We can help you access free or low-cost health insurance, assistance to buy or receive food, and services to live healthier with nutrition and fitness resources. If you are a senior or adult with disabilities, we can help you find free and donation-based meals near you.

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CalFresh

Low-income individuals and families use CalFresh to purchase groceries at many food stores.  The amount of your benefits depends on your family size, income, and monthly expenses.

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Medi-Cal

Medi-Cal provides free or low-cost health insurance for eligible individuals that comes with a range of health benefits and services.

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Nutrition Services for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities

These services are designed specifically to support the health and nutrition of seniors and adults with disabilities.

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Home-Delivered Meals Program

The Home-Delivered Meals Program delivers meals to homebound adults who are unable to shop for or prepare their own meals due to a physical or mental condition.

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Home-Delivered Groceries

The Home-Delivered Groceries program delivers groceries directly to the homes of older adults and adults with disabilities.

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Food Pantry Programs

Food pantry programs offer weekly or bi-monthly supplemental groceries to low-income seniors and adults with disabilities for pick-up at numerous sites in San Francisco.

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Congregate Meals Program

The Community Dining Program (Congregate Meals Program) offers nutritious, low-cost meals to seniors aged 60 and older at numerous sites throughout the city.

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CHAMPSS Program

The CHAMPSS Program provides seniors aged 60 and older with a dietitian-approved menu, giving them the ability to sit down and enjoy a complete meal together.

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Health Promotion for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities

These programs support wellness and healthy lifestyles for seniors and adults with disabilities.

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)

If you are a San Francisco resident who is receiving Medicare or about to receive Medicare, HICAP can help you maximize your health benefits.

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Always Active

The Always Active wellness program offers exercise classes and wellness programs for seniors at numerous sites in San Francisco.

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Healthier Living - Chronic Disease Self-Management

Healthier Living is a six-week health education workshop for persons with ongoing health conditions that affect their quality of life.

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Diabetes Empowerment Education

This is a six-week workshop that provides information and hands-on activities to help manage diabetes, and how to avoid diabetes for individuals who are pre-diabetic.

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Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

This program aims to use tai chi to increase physical activity and help reduce the risk of falls and injury for older adults.

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