CHAMPSS: Seniors Meal Plan

Older woman with nutritious meal.

The Johnson County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) nutrition program is pleased to offer a dining opportunity called CHAMPSS. CHAMPSS is a senor dining program for adults 60 years or older and their spouses at participating Hy-Vee grocery stores and IHOP restaurants in Johnson County..

CHAMPSS, Choosing Healthy Appetizing Meal Plan Solutions for Seniors, is offered through the Older Americans Act, a federally funded program, and through the Johnson County Area Agency on Aging nutrition program.

Through CHAMPSS, older adults can receive up to one nutritious meal, seven days a week in the dining area of the Hy-Vee grocery store or at participating IHOP restaurants.

CHAMPSS Enrollment

Please view the enrollment video in its entirety. Starting Feb. 1, 2023, CHAMPSS will be loading one meal for each day of the month onto each participant's card. There is no expectation to use all these credits. The video posted below shares outdated information regarding meal ordering, please disregard the meal ordering information.

If you find you have any questions, please call the CHAMPSS information line at 913-715-8894.

CHAMPSS Enrollment Video

How do I donate to the CHAMPSS program?

CHAMPSS relies on grants and donations to administer the program. CHAMPSS has a suggested donation of $4.00 per meal; however, no one is denied a meal due to the inability to pay. The full cost of the meal is $7.00.

There are many ways to make donations to CHAMPSS:

  1. Submit a payment with a check by mail: 11811 S Sunset Dr., Suite 1300, Olathe, KS 66061
  2. Make a credit card donation online.
  3. Make a credit card donation over the phone, 913-715-8811.
  4. Come into the office: 11811 S Sunset Dr., Suite 1300, Olathe, KS 66061.

Donation reminders including the CHAMPSS participant's meal usage are mailed monthly in a marked CHAMPSS envelope. Enclosed with the donation reminder is a return envelope for mail in donations if participants prefer to donate by check.

How do I order more meals?

Each month CHAMPSS will load one meal a day for every day of the month onto the meal card. CHAMPSS participants will not have to reorder meals at any time. There is no pressure to use all of the meals each month. Unused meals will be removed at the end of each month. The following month, CHAMPSS participants will receive a donation reminder with their meal usage.

What time are meals available for CHAMPSS at participating locations?

At participating Hy-Vee dining centers:

  • Breakfast is served between 8 a.m.-11 a.m.
  • Lunch is served 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Dinner is served 4 p.m.-7 p.m.

At participating IHOP restaurants:

  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served all day 8 a.m.- 7 p.m. for CHAMPSS participants.