Those 65 and over at any income level, living on their own, but unable to prepare meals and without anyone there to cook during noontime hours qualify. Younger, disabled adults also may be eligible with a referral from a physician and a home visit from our Case Manager.
Individuals may contact Meals For The Elderly themselves or they may be referred to the agency by a health care provider, physician, family member, friend, or clergy. Meals For The Elderly services are available both short-term and long-term. Once the application has been received and is complete, meal service can begin as soon as three days.
Click here to fill out an online application.
Click here to download and print a PDF version of the recipient application.
Please NOTE: This program serves people living in Tom Green County, Texas. If the person needing meals lives outside Tom Green County, Texas, please click here to find the appropriate meal delivery program. You will be redirected to the Meals On Wheels Association of America website where a complete listing of meals on wheels programs is available.
Meal Delivery Information
All meals are delivered by volunteers. Deliveries are made every Monday through Friday between 10:30a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Sack lunches are provided for the weekend, and frozen meals are delivered on Friday for those needing weekend meals. Frozen meals will be delivered in advance for those holidays when Meals For The Elderly will be closed, including Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day, one day around the Easter holiday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day.
Areas of Service
Meals are delivered to San Angelo, Wall, Grape Creek, Christoval and Carlsbad.
Special Diet Information
All meals are low salt and low cholesterol. Diabetic meals are also available.
Cost of Service
There are no fees, however, donations are welcome and encouraged.