Food/Nutrition Programs

The COAHS offers several programs that help seniors and families get nutrious meals on the table. 

Call Melissa Roman at 978-759-7621 for more information.


Healthy Helpings & groceries from Open Table

Open Table makes delivery to Carlisle twice a month.  They deliver Healthy Helpings - a program providing two meals and some grocery items for people 60+ and groceries that can be ordered online or by telephone. This program runs year round. Open Table website 

Heart to Home Meals

Delicious, frozen meals delivered by Heart to Home Meals.  The COAHS will pay for the meals for low income individuals over 60.  Others interested in ordering the meals can order through the COAHS and be billed. This program runs year round. Heart to Home website.

Meals on Wheels

Meals provided by Minuteman Senior Services are delivered to people over 60 years of age who are homebound and cannot prepare their own meals. This program runs year round. Contact Minuteman Senior Services to enroll at 781-272-7177.

Farmers'  Market Coupons

The COAHS receives a limited amount of coupons for the Farmers' Markets in Massachusetts. You must be 60+ or disabled and living in senior housing, and fall within the income guidelines. This program runs from June until October.

Gaining Ground

Gaining Ground is a volunteer based organic farm that grows vegetables and distributes them to low income families and seniors. This program runs from June until September. 


The Department of Transitional Assistance accepts applications for food assistance through the SNAP.  You can apply here   

Here are flyers with quick information on SNAP 

SNAP flyer 2022 English

SNAP flyer 2022 Español

SNAP flyer 2022 简体中文