Meals on Wheels
Who is eligible for meals?
Home delivered Meal Nutrition Services are targeted to persons 60 years of age or older. Priority shall be given to older individuals with the greatest economic and social need, with preference given to lower- income individuals with limited English proficiency, and older individuals residing in rural areas. In additional to meeting established eligibility, individuals must be home bound, and physically, mentally, or medically unable to attend a congregate nutrition program. Other individuals eligible to receive home delivered meals include: The spouse of an eligible home bound individual, regardless of age, if the provision of the collateral meal supports maintaining the persons at home. Individuals with disabilities, regardless of age, who reside at home with eligible individuals and are dependent on them for care. Individuals at nutritional risk who have physical, emotional, or behavioral conditions that would make their service at congregate nutrition sites inappropriate: a persons at nutritional risk who are socially or otherwise isolated and unable to attend a congregate nutrition site.
How do I sign up?
Contact the DEPARTMENT OF ELDER AFFAIRS for the state of Florida at 1-800-963-5337 for a telephone screening to see your eligibility.
When are meals served?
Meals on Wheels is a meals assistance program designed to help seniors 60 and older who are home bound. A volunteer will deliver meals once a week along with other nutritional snacks and beverages.
What's on the menu?
At this time, we are not able to provide a menu for the program, but check back often for updates to our site!