Shopping Services for the Elderly


540 Route 22 East

Service Areas

This program provides services to home-bound elderly, enabling them to continue to live in the community and delaying admission to long-term care. 


Grocery shopping is provided by community volunteers to seniors in Somerset County. Once a comprehensive needs assessment  is completed by the Office on Aging, the case is then referred to Catholic Charities who matches the client with a volunteer to provide shopping services and friendly visits.

Eligibility Criteria:

Referrals accepted from Somerset County Office on Aging, The client must be at least 62 years or older and meet HUD definition of low-moderate income level.

Wait List:

Waiting list is maintained according to date of assessment and acceptance into program.