Nutrition Programs and Home Kits 

 

You have questions.

And we wanted to share our knowledge, some links, and suggest alternatives to help clients make the best use of their programs, while connecting them to service alternatives for meal and nutritional programs. If you are a client or caregiver, and would like to share a resource please let us know!
 

If you have any questions regarding your GAFC Plan of Care - Meal Prep or to reach a Care Manager, please call

your serving office in Easton, 617.322.9030 or Holyoke, 413.533.1393.



MassHealth GAFC Program, Plan of Care, Meal Prep

Under the GAFC program, some clients may be eligible for meal prep during their aides visit. Please call your Area Coordinator or Care Manager to discuss meal prep and your nutritional needs.

 

Meals-on-Wheels (Nutrition Programs)

Nutrition Programs are available in many Massachusetts city and town locations to residents 60+ (most suggest a donation of $2+). To find a location near you and apply, please click here . If you have been denied by a Nutrition Program, and feel you do qualify and need assistance, please contact your CCH Care Manager.

 

Mom's Meals

Menus vary by state, program type, and health condition. (CCH does not have a contract with Mom's Meals), for more information please call their Customer Care team at 1-877-508-6667.

 

Food Assistance Program (US Government)

Get information on food assistance programs that are available to certain individuals and groups. Programs include SNAP, WIC, the National School Lunch Program, and more.

 

Choose My Plate

Build healthy eating habits one goal at a time!

 

Food For Free Org

Food rescue program

 

COVID Food Assistance Massachusetts

 

Massachusetts 211 Find Help

 

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Frozen Food Alternatives

(Nutrition Programs recommend to replace meal delivery):

  • Lean Cuisine (starts 3.09 serving)

  • Stouffers (starts 3.89 serving)

  • Amy's Brand (starts 4.79 serving)

  • Marie Callenders (starts 2.49 serving)

  • Smart Ones (starts 2.49 serving)

  • Healthy Choice (starts 3.19 serving)

 

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Online Alternative Meal Programs

Meal kits and ready-to-eat programs have become very popular and are all over the internet. Below are a variety of online meal programs at a cost. Programs offer plans, schedules, menus, and special diet options/selections.

(The links below are for information only, and not affiliated with CCH or any MassHealth program)

 

Dinnerly

Cost: Meals start at $4.29 per person (dietary restrictions)

 

Home Chef

Cost: Meals start at $7 per serving (choose from two or four servings) and can even be customized for an additional fee; other meal options are available on the site. Delivery is free for orders over $49, and $10 for anything less than that amount.

 

HelloFresh

Cost: $60 per week for three meals for two people; $96 per week for three meals for four people (prices include shipping). Other options are available on the site. (Family size meals)

 

Every Plate

Cost: $60 per week for three meals for two people; $96 per week for three meals for four people. Other plans are available on the site. (assemble)

 

Veestro (vegan)

Cost: From $10 per meal, based on quantity. Plans start at $117 per week for 10 meals for one person. Other plans are available on the site.

 

Splendid Spoon

Cost: varies. Plant based meals

 

Freshly

Cost: $50 per week for four meals for one person and up to $108 per week for 12 meals (serves one). Other plans are available on the site.

 

Blue Apron

(generous size, starting 8.99 portion)

 

Sun Basket

Cost: $72 per week for three meals for two people; $88 per week for two meals for four people. Other plans are available on the site.

 

EveryPlate

Cost: $39 per week for three meals for two people; $70 per week for three meals for four people (both prices include a delivery fee).

 

Purple Carrot

Cost: $72 per week for three meals for two people; $120 per week for three meals for four people.

 

Gobble

Cost: $79 per week for three meals for two people; $151 per week for three meals for four people (both prices include shipping).

 

Green Chef

Cost: From $79 per week for three meals for two people (including shipping, though some dietary options are more); $95 per week for two meals for four people (including shipping).

 

Fresh and Easy

Cost: $60 per week for three meals for two people; $119 per week for three meals for four people (prices include shipping). Other options are available on the site.

 

Daily Harvest

Cost: $6 to $8 per cup

 

Fresh Direct

Cost: $10 and up for one serving; each meal kit serves two.

 

Snap Kitchen

Cost: Depending on what type of meal plan you select, expect to spend between $29 to $39 per day, which includes three meals and two snacks.

 

Factor

Cost: $11 to $15 per meal, based on quantity. Plans start at $60 per week for four meals for one person. Other plans are available on the site.

 

Marley Spoon

Cost: $48 to $76 per week for a two-person plan; $76 to $139 for a four-person plan.