Why meals were cut back at the senior center
June 27, 2021
I know the recent announcements of cutbacks in meals provided at the Alva Senior Citizens Center have caused concern to not only participants but supporters of the program as well. I wanted to give a little history of our agency’s role in the program and why we are having to make reductions in service.
Community Action Development Corporation (CADC) was asked by Southwest Oklahoma Development Authority (SWODA) to assume the program in 2019. The former grantee had relinquished the project and SWODA approached our agency to consider taking over as the grantee. CADC has operated Senior Nutr...