Attention: The BSRI Senior Centers will reopen for programs and congregate lunch serving on June 7th. Recommended guidelines proposed by the NC Governor's Executive Orders for indoor gatherings will be administered. Face coverings will not be required. However, BSRI does encourage program participants to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 or opt to wear a protective mask. You may visit https://novanthealth.org/brunswickvaccine or call the public health line at (910) 253-2339 to schedule a vaccination appointment.

Nutrition

"The Greatest Wealth is Health"
Is the Nutrition Counseling free?

YES – And it is recommended to register and join as a participant at any one of our Senior Centers.

How can I sign up for one on one nutritional counseling with Mallory?

You can click here to REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT.

What can I expect during my first counseling session?

Mallory will complete an Initial Assessment where she will ask you questions about your lifestyle and diet. The two of you will set goals together and she will develop an individualized plan that is tailored to you. Your weight will be monitored and follow ups will be up to you. You will also be given material handouts and information to help you with your journey.

What are the eligibility requirements of the Food Pantry, hours of operation, and locations?

–          Income for the household should be at or below 130% of the federal poverty guideline.

–          Each household will receive a pre-packed box of non-perishable food items once every 3 months.

–          Food pantries are located at the Senior Centers at Leland, Shallotte, and Southport.

–          Hours of Operation: 2nd and 4th Friday of every month from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.