Mama’s Kitchen prepares three nutritious meals for every day of the year and delivers them to our clients’ homes, free of charge.

Meals are delivered to their dependent children, too. 

Referral from a Case Manager, Social Worker, or Physician is required.

Periodic checks are required to identify any potential changes that may affect eligibility, such as annual income verification.


  • Diagnosis of HIV
  • Physically or mentally unable to prepare meals
  • Resident of San Diego County

How to refer people

Individuals must be referred by a medical case manager, medical social worker or provider. Additionally, the referral form must be signed by a provider.

Once completed, email these documents to or fax them to 619-233-6283. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

For More Information

For further information about how to qualify for services visit our Get Help page or contact our Client Services team at 619.314.5789, or email them at

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the contract H89HA0001, HIV Emergency Relief Project Grants for a contracted amount with the County of San Diego. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, the U.S. Government or the County of San Diego.

This project is funded in whole or in part with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).