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Great Plates Delivered Meal Program

Great Plates Delivered SF is a temporary food program that delivers three restaurant-prepared meals a day to eligible older adults during COVID-19.  By early November, the program delivered more than 1 million meals. Great Plates is free and has been extended through December 8, 2020 (12/8/2020).

Who qualifies

Older adults in the San Francisco community who need access to healthy and nutritious meals and meet all of the following criteria: 

  • Aged 65 or older, as well as older adults who are aged 60-64 and in high-risk categories (i.e., people who have received a positive COVID-19 diagnosis, have been exposed to COVID-19, or who have underlying health conditions).
  • Unable to obtain or make their own meals.
  • Living alone or with one other adult who also meets these criteria.
  • Earning less than $74,940 for a single-person household or $101,460 for two-person households.

Older adults who currently receive state or federal food assistance such as CalFresh or home-delivered meals should contact the Department of Disability and Aging Services (DAS) helpline at (415) 355-6700 to understand their eligibility for this program or other assistance.

How to enroll

How to become a participating restaurant

For more Great Plates details, see our Frequently Asked Questions.