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AgeWell at the JCC: Lunch Meals to Go!

JCC Squirrel Hill

April 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021

AgeWell at the JCC is now accepting Senior Center registrations which will allow participation in the Meals to Go and Meals Delivered programs.

By Phone: Call Darlene Cridlin, LCSW @ 412-697-3517 and leave your name and phone number to begin the required registration.  Calls will be returned within one business day to answer any questions and complete your enrollment.

1-1 In Person:
WHEN: Hours for appointments are Wednesdays: 12:30 – 3:30 pm,
Fridays: 12-3 pm
WHERE: JCC, 5738 Forbes Avenue, Squirrel Hill
Appointments are mandatory. Entry Instructions will be given to participant after scheduling an appointment.
TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT: Call or email at least 24 hours in advance
CONTACT: Darlene Cridlin, LCSW, [email protected] or call 412-697-3517

Lunch Meals to Go: During the suspension of regular services at the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh, AgeWell at the JCC is pleased to offer Lunch Meals to Go for participants who are already registered in our Senior Center program.*

The meals are freshly made and are kosher.

Meal pickups will be drive-through only:

  • 11 am and 1 pm
  • Mondays and Wednesdays
  • At the Darlington entrance of the JCC Kaufmann Building, 5738 Darlington Road, Squirrel Hill

On Mondays, we will be providing one hot and one cold meal – covering two days. On Wednesdays, we will be providing one hot and two cold meals – covering three days.

Those who are picking up are not to get out of their vehicles. Participants may pick up for a registered spouse but not for friends. If a senior is unable to pick up meals, please contact Home Delivered Meals at 412-350-5460 or Senior Line 412-350-5460 or 1-800-344-4319 (Toll-free)

AgeWell Delivers! Beginning Monday, May 11, AgeWell at the JCC delivers Lunch Meals-to-Go on Mondays and Wednesdays to homes in the 15217 area.
Please call 412-339-5405 by Tuesday 8 pm to register for the following Monday  and Wednesday. You only need to call once a week to reserve and you will receive deliveries on both days. The meals are freshly made and kosher. On Mondays, we will provide one hot and one cold meal, covering two days. On Wednesdays, we will provide one hot and two cold meals, covering three days. Meals will be left at your door with a knock; the delivery person will wait for your answer from a distance; and there will be no direct personal contact.

  • Participants may receive only one meal service type per week, either pickup at the JCC or home delivery.
  • Meals to Go are for participants who are already registered in our Senior Center program; we are unable to register any new participants at this time.
  • County-funded Home Delivered Meals (ie: Mollie’s Meals, LifeSpan, Eastern Area Adult Services, etc) cannot be received simultaneously with AgeWell Meals 2 Go/AgeWell Delivers.

For those in need of food or support and but are not registered with AgeWell at the JCC, please contact Allegheny County SeniorLine 412-350-5460 for assistance.

Meals to Go Menus 

Menu March 29-April 2

Menu April 5-9

Menu April 12-16

Menu April 19-23

Menu April 26-30

If you have questions, please leave a message on the on the lunch reservation line, 412-567-1715, and we will call you back.  Participants must call into our lunch line at 412-567-1715 by 8 pm the night before the Monday or Wednesday pickup to reserve each week.

Please leave your name (and spouse if picking up for them), and if you will be picking up Monday and/or Wednesday.

*We regret that we are unable to accommodate walk-ins or to register new clients at this time. If you are not already Registered for the Senior Center you can still register for home delivered meals; please contact the Senior Line at412-350-5460 or 1-800-344-4319 (Toll-free)

Looking for more activities? 

Our buildings may be closed, but we can help keep you and our community strong by building connections that go beyond our walls. We are excited to use our digital platforms to bring you many JCC programs VIRTUALLY!

Marsha Mullen, JCC senior fitness specialist, has put together a list of video classes that you can do at home, and there’s much more. Visit our #JCCPGHVirtual webpage to check it out!

Learn more about AgeWell at the JCC

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