Meals on Wheels Programs

Meals on Wheels delivers hot, nutritious meals to people who may have difficulty leaving their home or cooking for themselves.

Ancaster Community Services Meals on Wheels

Phone:
Contact:
Email: Web: Address:
300 Wilson St E, Ancaster, ON L9G 2B9, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
Service
$7.25 per meal, invoiced monthly
Who can access this service:

Open to Ancaster residents (including Alberton, Lynden, Jerseyville and Carluke)

  • Seniors who are finding it challenging preparing their own meals
  • Adults who are chronically ill
  • Adults living with a disability
  • Adults convalescing from surgery or illness
  • Adults undergoing medical treatment
How to apply:

Contact to pre-register.  24 hours notice is required for requests or cancellations.

Delivers hot meals to the homes of elderly, convalescent, disabled persons, or any person in need of a meal and unable to provide for themselves.  Available on both a short-term and long-term basis to eligible clients.  This volunteer-based program assists members of the community to remain in their homes as an alternative to retirement or nursing residences, while helping clients stay connected to their community and support their personal independence.  Meal delivery is prepared by Set the Table Kitchen & Co. Food Delivery Service and delivered by volunteers.  

Specialty diets (i.e. celiac, diabetic) may be accommodated upon request.  A regular Meals on Wheels delivery consists of:

  • Full course meal of meat vegetable(s), and a starch (pasta, potatoes or rice)
  • 10 oz serving of hot soup
  • Dessert

ICNA Relief Canada Resource Centre and Food Bank

Phone:
Contact:
Abu Noman Tarek
Email: Web: Address:
Hours:
Hours vary, contact to book a time
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

Individuals or families on a low income in the greater Hamilton area.

How to apply:

Online registration is required. After registration proof of income needs to be emailed to hamiltonfb@icnareliefcanada.ca

Provides deliveries of food to applicants homes once per month. The program is a community-supported project that completely dependent on donations of cash and non-perishable foods. Home delivery only.

Ancaster Community Service Frozen Meals

Phone:
Contact:
Email: Web: Address:
300 Wilson St E, Ancaster, ON L9G 2B9, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
Service
$6 – meal only; $6.75 – meal and dessert OR meal and soup; $1.90 – dessert only; $2.50 - soup only, Prices are subject to change without prior written notice
Who can access this service:

Ancaster residents who are elderly, disabled, or are temporarily confined to home.

How to apply:

Contact to register. Meals are ordered every Thursday before 2 pm and delivered the following Wednesday for those eligible for delivery or picked up at the ACS office Wednesday after 12 noon.

Provides meals prepared from fresh foods and frozen the week prior to delivery or pick-up. Offers 35 different entrées and desserts over a 5 week rotation plus 7 different soups each week. Meals are delivered to the door or can be picked up at the ACS office. Cooking times and instructions are provided on the cellophane cover of every entrée. Some dietary restrictions available.

Glanbrook Community Services Meals on Wheels (Frozen) Program

Phone:
Fax Number: 905-692-9406
Contact:
Carole Taylor, Program Coordinator
Email: Web: Address:
4280 Binbrook Rd, Binbrook, ON L0R 1C0, Canada
Hours:
Mon-Fri
8:30am-12:30pm
Temporary office hours during COVID-19.
Cost:
Service
meal: $5.75; meal and soup or meal and desert: $6.50; desert or soup: $1.75
Who can access this service:

Glanbrook and area resident seniors and other adults with physical or developmental disabilities.

How to apply:

Contact to register. Meals can be ordered online with email confirmation.

Service provides, frozen meals to seniors and those requiring additional nutritional assistance.  Meals are delivered weekly, meals can also be picked up at the GCS office. Meals provided by Ina Grafton Village in St. Catharine's and by Zarky's in Hamilton.

Dundas Community Services Meals on Wheels (Hot) Program

Phone:
Fax Number: 905-627-5020
Contact:
Sarah Roessner, Coordinator, Information, Meals on Wheels & Volunteer Services
Email: Web: Address:
2 King St W, Dundas, ON L9H 6Z1, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
Service
Approximately $7.35 per meal: includes soup, bread, main course, and a dessert; Accepted payments are cash and cheque only, clients are invoiced monthly through mail
Who can access this service:

Seniors, or adults living with disability or convalescing who are residents of Dundas and do not live beyond the railway line at Sydenham and York Road or beyond the Conservation Area on Governor's Road.

How to apply:

Registration is required.
Registration forms may be completed online or printed, filled out and delivered to Dundas Community Services at 2 King St W Suite 3A in Dundas. Cancelations must be done with 24 hours notice.

Provides a hot nutritious meal for people with disabilities, recuperating from surgery or anyone not able to cook a meal for themselves, delivered to their own home or apartment at lunch time. No deliveries on holidays and weekends, but additional meals may be requested to accommodate weekend and holidays. Special diet types available, all meals prepared at Wentworth Lodge Long-Term Care Facility.

Glanbrook Community Services Meals on Wheels (Hot) Program

Phone:
Fax Number: 905-692-9406
Contact:
Carole Taylor, Program Coordinator
Email: Web: Address:
4280 Binbrook Rd, Binbrook, ON L0R 1C0, Canada
Hours:
Mon-Fri
8:30am-12:30pm
Temporary office hours during COVID-19.
Cost:
Service
$6.85/meal
Who can access this service:

Seniors and other adults with physical limitations who live in the Binbrook, Mount Hope, or Glanbrook areas.

How to apply:

Contact to register for a delivery.

Hot, nutritious, three-course meal delivered during the noon hour. Meal includes salad, main course of meat, potato and vegetable and dessert. Specialized meals can be made upon request.

Canadian Red Cross Meals on Wheels

Phone:
Fax Number: 905-637-2577
Contact:
Amanda Baker, Community Services Coordinator
Email: Web: Address:
Hours:
Cost:
Service
fees vary by meal, contact for details; all fees are billed monthly
Who can access this service:

Seniors or those with chronic illness, mental or physical challenges, or who are recovering from illness.

How to apply:

Call to register.

Nonprofit program that provides hot or frozen meals for those who have difficulty preparing food. Both short term and long term meal plans are available as well as accommodations for special diets. Hot meals are delivered daily and frozen meals are delivered weekly. There is no delivery on statutory holidays.

Victorian Order of Nurses Meals on Wheels

Phone:
Fax Number: 905-527-1919
Contact:
Annette Thompson, Coordinator of Volunteers
,
Emily Burchmore, Manager of Care & Service
Email: Web: Address:
Hours:
Cost:
Service
Maximum individual cost $6.25/meal. Hot or frozen meals may be ordered. Fees adjusted according to ability to pay. Recipients are invoiced monthly.
Who can access this service:

Seniors and people with disabilities.

How to apply:

Contact to register.

Provides delivered meals for residents who are unable to attend to their own nutritional needs, yet wish to continue living independently in the community.  Volunteers are selected through a screening process and provide social contact as well as monitor the well-being of the client.