Family Service Rochester

Meals
On Wheels

What

Hot, nutritious home delivered meals. Each meal meets one third of the daily recommended nutrients containing: protein, starch, fruits and vegetables, salad and dessert. Meals are delivered by volunteers over the noon hour. Meals are prepared under the supervision of a licensed dietician and special diets are available.

 
Who

Greater Rochester area residents who are not able to prepare or easily access a healthy meal may receive Meals on Wheels. Often recipients are frail, convalescing or have disabilities.

 
Why

Access to healthy meals assists people to remain living independently in their own homes.

 
Outcome

Recipients are able to improve or maintain health and remain living independently in their own home.

 
Cost

Meals are available on an ability to pay basis. Food stamps and other assistance programs are accepted.

 
Contact

Meals can often be started within 24 hours with a simple phone call. To begin receiving meals or for more information contact Family Service Rochester, 287-2010.

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