Co-Chairs:

Darla Olson
VP, Advancement, SeniorServ

Christina Hall
Executive Director, OC Food Access Coalition

Food Security

Goal: Increase food security for Orange County’s older adults age 60+ by enrolling new participants in CalFresh. Establish new Commodity Supplemental Food Program and Senior Grocery distribution sites for food insecure older adults.

Participating Organizations: 211OC, Age Well Senior Services, Community Action Partnership of Orange County, City of Garden Grove, City of Irvine, City of Mission Viejo, OC Food Access Coalition, OC Food Bank, OC Health Care Agency, OC Office on Aging, Second Harvest Food Bank, SeniorServ

OCSPA Food Security and Nutrition 18-Month Goals: July 2017 – December 2018

Quarterly Updates

Quarter 1
January – March 31 2019

  • There were 198 new adults over the age 60 enrolled into CalFresh since January 1.
  • Restaurant Meal Program OC SSA representatives provided presentations to SeniorServ site managers educating about new program. 
  • The subcommittee is working on creating a “where to get food help” presentation for senior consumers.

Quarter 2
April – June 30 2019

  • There were 198 new adults over the age 60 enrolled into CalFresh since January 1.
  • Restaurant Meal Program OC SSA representatives provided presentations to SeniorServ site managers educating about new program.
  • The subcommittee is working on creating a “where to get food help” presentation for senior consumers.

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