Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Elderly Nutrition Program
Gitchi Onigaming Center
73 Upper Rd, Grand Portage, MN, 55605
Distance: 936 Miles
The following services are offered by the Elderly Nutrition Program at the Grand Portage:
* Caregiver Programs
* Congregate Meals
* Emergency Response Systems
* Financial Assistance
* Government Assisted Housing
* Home Delivered Meals
* Respite Care
Area Served by County
- Cook County
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
- Sliding fee scale
- Title III
- Native American Community
- Older adults
Title III funding is available for home delivered meals and nutrition education.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
Cook County and the Grand Portage Reservation who are Native American Indian Alaskan
|Main - Community Center
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
BD-1800.1500Commodity Supplemental Food Program Definition
A federally funded program that works to improve the health of elderly people age 60 and older who meet income eligibility requirements by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA commodity foods. The program provides food and administrative funds to states, typically departments of health, social services, education or agriculture. The state agencies store CSFP food and distribute it to local public and private, nonprofit organizations that determine the eligibility of applicants, distribute the food, and provide nutrition education.
BD-5000.1500Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites Definition
Programs that provide hot meals on a regular basis primarily for older adults who may be at risk for nutritional deficits and social isolation without assistance. Congregate meals are often combined with recreational, educational and social activities, and programs may include access to health services and/or information. Some programs are also open to caregivers, spouses and/or adults with disabilities.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.
YH-6000.6000Native American Community Definition
Individuals whose ethnic background and ancestry are that of the tribal, aboriginal peoples who originated in what is now the United States. Included are Native Americans who are living on or off reservations in rural and urban areas.
YW-8500Tribal Reservation Residents Definition
Individuals and families of Native American descent who have needs and interests in common based on living in areas recognized by the federal or a state government as being set aside for the use of Native Americans and governed by Native Americans.