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Los Angeles County has extended its Great Plates Delivered program for seniors and qualified older residents through Tuesday, December 8.

Great Plates Delivered offers three free home-delivered meals a day from local restaurants to qualifying older adults and adults older than 65 who are at high-risk of COVID-19 as determined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

This effort aims to assist those in need of home-delivered meals and to help get our local restaurant, hospitality, and transportation industries back to work.

To be eligible for this program, individuals:

* must meet age requirements

* are 65 or older; OR are 60-64 and have been diagnosed with, exposed to or at high risk of COVID-19 as defined by the CDC

* are unable to prepare or obtain meals

* are not currently receiving assistance from other state or federal nutrition assistance programs such as CalFresh/SNAP

* must live alone or with one other program-eligible adult

* must earn between $25,520 to $74,940 (single household) or between $34,380 to $101,460 (two-person household) per year

* must live in unincorporated L.A. County or a city that does not offer its own Great Plates Delivered program.

To apply online in English, click here.

To apply online in Spanish, click here.

Have questions? Meal applicants can e-mail greatplates@wdacs.lacounty.gov or call 211 for multi-lingual services.

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