For San Diego County residents to be eligible for our AIDS Nutrition Program, they must have a diagnosis of HIV Symptomatic/AIDS and be mentally or physically unable to prepare their own meals. A referral from a case manager, social worker or health care provider is required to begin service and re-certification by the referral source is required every six months thereafter.

Meals are delivered on Tuesdays and Fridays within a 2-hour delivery window arranged with the client.

Mama’s Kitchen has a six-week menu cycle which includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. The menu follows the American Dietetic Association recommendations and is approved by a Registered Dietitian. We offer 19 menu variations to meet clients’ individual nutritional needs, such as low salt, diabetic, lactose free, vegetarian and soft.

For further information about how to qualify for services visit our Get Help page or contact our Client Services team at 619.233.6262, 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).

Mama’s Kitchen, Inc. is a San Diego nonprofit, tax exempt 501(c)3 charity organization.