Congregate Meals

Join a social lunch

Congregate sites are for older adults who would like to share a meal with a social lunch. Meals are for those 60 and older residing in Licking County with a suggested donation of $3. Meal reservations or cancellations must be made by 3:00 PM the business day prior. If you need to make a reservation for, or cancel a meal at a congregate site, please contact Jess Mitchell at (740) 345-0821 ext. 216.

We currently have 5 locations open and plan to reopen our other locations as we move forward.

Open Congregate Locations:

  • Buckeye Lake: Harbor Community Center – 5312 Walnut Rd in Buckeye Lake, OH 43008 (Served at 12:15 PM)
  • Johnstown: Ridgeview Manor – 209 Clark Dr., Johnstown, OH 43031 (Served at 12:30 PM)
  • Newark: Heritage Hall – 1058 East Main Street in Newark, OH 43055 (Served at 11:30 AM)
  • Pataskala: West Licking County Family YMCA – 355 W Broad St., Pataskala. (Served at 12:00 PM)
  • Utica: (Served at 12:30 PM) – Temporarily Closed 

Currently Closed Congregate Locations:


  • Sharon Glyn – 914 Sharon Valley Road in Newark