Nutrition Gap Program for District 5 in Orange County

The COVID-19 Nutrition Gap Program (NGP) is aimed at supporting the nutritional needs of our most vulnerable population.


  • People who are age 55 or older.
  • People with disabilities, regardless of age.
  • Active duty military member or veteran, regardless of age.

Additional Requirements

NGP participants MUST NOT currently be receiving assistance from other state or federal nutrition programs. State or federal nutrition assistance programs may include, but are not limited to: Cal Fresh, Title III-C of the Older Americans Act (Meals on Wheels or Grab & Go), Great Plates Delivered, etc.

Participants must reside in District 5 cities (Aliso Viejo, Dana Point, portions of Irvine, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, and the unincorporated communities of Coto de Caza, Emerald Bay, Ladera Ranch, Las Flores, Rancho Mission Viejo, Stonecliffe and Wagon Wheel.)  Please note that your address will be verified and you will be notified of your eligibility before meal delivery will begin.

Any applications submitted that are not eligible will not be approved.

Please remember, for each person who wants to participate in the Nutrition Gap program, a separate application is required. Filling out this application does not ensure automatic approval.