Food Resources

SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAMS

Services listed below are local options available to seniors. Most are offered independently by third-party organizations and are not coordinated by the City of Livonia. Additional resources can be found here.

WAYNE COUNTY NUTRITION PROGRAMS

Wayne County Nutrition Services make available three basic nutrition programs to persons, ages 60 and older. Home-Delivered (Meals-on-Wheels) are hot meals are delivered by a volunteer on weekdays. A cold meal can be provided for the evening meal. Referrals can be made by a physician, visiting nurse, family member, friend or client. Referrals are accepted at (800) 851-1454 or (734) 326-5202.

CONGREGATE MEALS

Hot lunch is available, Monday through Friday at two sites within the City. Donations are encouraged. Suggested donation of $3 per meal. Meal reservations and cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance of the noon meal. Meals served at:

  • The Civic Park Senior Center
    15218 Farmington Road
    Phone: (734) 466-2555
  • Brashear Tower
    17841 N. Laurel Park Drive
    Phone: (734) 591-6622

LIQUID NUTRITION

This nutrition program provides one to two liquid meals a day to those seniors who are experiencing difficulty swallowing solid food due to debilitating disease or condition. A physician must complete the Wayne County Nutrition Services medical form indicating the person’s need for liquid meals. The eligible client or representative must be responsible for picking up the liquid nutrition at a designated site. For program information, call (800) 851-1454 or (734) 326-5202.

FOCUS: HOPE

Focus: Hope distributes prepackaged food boxes monthly to income-eligible senior residents ages 60+. Referrals to this program are accepted at the Livonia Senior Center at (734) 466-2557.

THE EMERGENCY FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (TEFAP) IN LIVONIA

A program for low-income Livonia residents in need of food. Food is distributed once a month. Please call (734) 421-6450 ext. 105 visit our web page.

COMMODITY FOOD PROGRAM

Commodity Food Program distributes U.S.D.A. surplus commodity food items monthly to income-eligible senior residents. Call the Community Resources at (734) 466-2673 for referrals to this program.

MICAFE

MiCafe is a federal food assistance program that provides assistance to seniors, age 60 or older applying for a bridge card. The bridge card helps seniors pay for their food. Referrals to this program are accepted at (877) 664-2233.