Seniors Nutrition

Seniors United for Nutrition, or the SUN Program, has decided to close all congregate, or dine-in, seniors dining sites, effective Monday, March 23, for both Iowa and Lafayette counties.  Home delivered or Meals on Wheels is still available, as well as takeout meals.  The health of our seniors attending the sites, as well as staff and volunteers is of utmost importance.  For questions, call the SUN office at 930-9845 and speak with the SUN director, Cecile McManus.  You can also call your local senior dining site.  We will continue to serve our homebound seniors who need a meal.  This is in effect until further notice.

The mission of the Seniors United for Nutrition Program, Inc (SUN) is to support and assist seniors 60 and over by providing hot nutritious meals, home delivered or in a group setting, to promote fellowship, reduce isolation, and to provide prevention programming to assist in maintaining independence and involvement in their community.

SUN Board Approved 9/1/2006

We serve senior adults 60 and over in both Iowa and Lafayette counties. Current Iowa County congregate sites include Arena, Dodgeville, Highland, and Linden. Home delivery is available in all sites plus Mineral Point, Avoca, and Hollandale (serving from Blanchardville). Home delivery is available to all participants within the city limits in each community we serve. SUN will make every effort to serve rural home delivery participants, depending on availability of a driver and funds. All sites serve Monday through Friday, except Avoca, where home delivery is available Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and Hollandale, where home delivery is available Monday through Thursday. Lafayette county congregate sites include Belmont, Benton, Blanchardville, Darlington, and Shullsburg. Home delivery only is available in Argyle and a surrounding rural route serving Wiota, Lamont, Gratiot, and South Wayne; these meals come from Darlington. Home delivery in the city of Darlington is done by the local churches.

Statistics have proven the nutrition program has been instrumental in assisting in keeping seniors in their own homes and independent longer, thereby saving dollars in health care costs and aiding in the comfort and happiness of older Americans.

Volunteers are the heart of our program. All program operations depend upon the support and hours given by local volunteers assisting at all the meal sites. If you are interested in volunteer opportunities contact the SUN main office at 608-930-9845.

Seniors United for Nutrition Program, Inc. is a private non-profit organization financially supported in part by:

  • Federal Older American’s Act
  • FEMA funding
  • NSIP funding
  • Local Municipalities
  • Local Community grants
  • Individual site Donations
  • Meal Donations

We gratefully accept and acknowledge individual contributions financially and through volunteering. Please consider making a donation to the SUN program. Contact the main office at 608-935-9845 or click here to donate via PayPal: 

Iowa County

Monthly newsletter menus and articles are available at or by contacting 608-930-9835.

Lafayette County

Monthly newsletter menus are available at or by contacting 608-776-4960.

Monthly newsletter menus and articles are available from the Iowa County Commission on Aging website or by contacting 608-935-9835 and the Lafayette County Aging Resource Center at 608-776-4888. Check your local newspaper for weekly postings of meal site menus.

General Information
Phone Numbers
(608) 930-9845
Emergencies: Dial 911
303 W. Chapel St.
Suite 1400

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday