Dine at Home Sacramento comes to Galt

Seniors in Galt can have free meals delivered to their homes 2-3 times a week thanks to Sacramento County’s Dine at Home Sacramento program. The meal delivery program, presented by the county’s Agency on Aging/Area 4, is available for residents 60 years old and older.

The county funds the program through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).

To sign up for Dine at Home Sacramento, dial 211 from the 916 area code or 800-500-4931 from the 209 area code or call Galt Parks and Recreation at (209) 366-7180 for more information.

Friday Farmers Market

The Galt Market and the San Joaquin Certified Farmers Market are sponsoring a Friday evening Farmers Market on the Promenade on Fourth Street in Galt each week through Sept. 25 from 5:30-7 p.m. The market features certified produce, fresh flowers and food vendors. Produce vendors will accept EBT and Market Match Purchases options. CDC guidelines for social distancing will be followed at each event. The event is open to the public and is free to enter. This community event promotes healthy eating, supports buying local, and strengthens community partnerships.

Senior Resource Center temporary closure

In the interest of the health of volunteers and the public that comes to visit, the Galt Senior Resource Center (GSRC) at the Chabolla Center will be closed, effective until further notice. The center will reopen when mandates are lifted.

Seniors interested in contacting the GSRC during this time may do so by leaving a message on the new GSRC phone, (209) 294-3308 or by leaving a comment on the GSRC email, galtseniorresctr@gmail.com. Messages will be replied to by the end of next business day.

AA 24-hour hotline

For those who would like information on meeting times and locations or need help with an alcohol related problem, please call the local Alcoholics Anonymous 24-hour hotline at 209-745-1525.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Galt Alcoholics Anonymous meets Monday through Friday at noon and at 6 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 8 a.m., noon and 6 p.m. The group meets at 217 Lincoln Way in Galt. Alcoholics Anonymous 24-hour hotline is 209-745-1525.

Nar-Anon Family Group Meetings

Nar-Anon Family Group Meetings is an anonymous program for friends and family members who are dealing with drug addiction. Local meetings are held weekly on Saturdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m., at the Galt United Methodist Church, 571 C Street in Galt.

Sunshine Closet donation sites

Sunshine Closet is a food closet that helps provide for local residents. Collections of canned food and dry good, nonperishable items, are received at United Methodist Church, 471 C Street in Galt, call to make an appointment for donations, 209-745-4133

The food closet is open on the second Thursday of each month from 8-10 a.m., and on the fourth Thursday from 8-9 a.m., at the United Methodist Church.