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

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$8 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 (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

Ancaster Community Service Frozen Meals

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Entrée - $6.75; Dessert - $2.50; Soup - $3.00 ; Prices are subject to change without prior written notice
Who can access this service:

Ancaster residents who are seniors, have a disability, or are confined to home.

How to apply:

Contact to register. Meals are ordered every Thursday before 4 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 and 7 different soups each week over a 5 week rotation. 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

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Carole Taylor, Program Coordinator
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Contact for information.
Cost:
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Fees vary, contact for details
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.

Delivery restricted to Glanbrook, Stoney Creek, Hamilton mountain. 

Service provides frozen meals prepared from fresh foods to seniors and those requiring additional nutritional assistance. Meals are delivered weekly, or can be picked up at the Glanbrook Community Services office. Special diet types available, cooking instructions are provided on the packaging. Meals provided by Ina Grafton Village in St. Catharine's and by Zarky's in Hamilton.

Dundas Community Services Meals on Wheels (Hot) Program

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Price per meal, contact for information; includes soup, main course, and a dessert. Accepted payments are cash, cheque, debit and credit and EFT (electronic funds transfer). Clients are invoiced monthly.
Who can access this service:

Seniors or adults living with a disability, or recuperating from surgery or illness. Must be 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:

Pre-registration is required. Registration forms may be completed online or visit to fill out the form in person. 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 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. Special diet types available, all meals are prepared at Wentworth Lodge Long-Term Care Facility.

Glanbrook Community Services Meals on Wheels (Hot) Program

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Contact:
Carole Taylor, Program Coordinator
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Cost:
Service
$7.50 per 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 lunch hour. Meal includes salad, main course of meat, potato and vegetable, and dessert. Specialized meals can be made upon request. Meals are delivered Monday through Friday, excluding holidays; additional meals may be requested to accommodate weekends and holidays.

Victorian Order of Nurses Meals on Wheels

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Contact for meal pricing. Recipients are invoiced monthly.
Who can access this service:

Older adults, adults with disabilities, or those recovering from illness or surgery. 

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. 

Meals on Wheels (Frozen) - Clients are given several frozen meal options to choose from and special dietary items are also available. All meals can be easily reheated in a microwave or conventional oven.

Meals on Wheels (Hot) - Affordable, hot, and nutritious meals, delivered to clients' doors.

Dundas Community Services Frozen Meal Program

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Entree: $6.50, Soup only: $3.00; Accepted payments are cash, cheque, debit and credit. Clients are invoiced monthly.
Who can access this service:

Older adults (55+) or adults living with a disability or convalescing may purchase the meals, however restrictions apply for delivery.

Delivery is open to 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:

Pre-registration is required. Registration forms may be completed online or visit to fill out the form in person. Cancelations must be done with 24 hours notice.

Provides flash-frozen meals for older adults, adults living with a disability or recuperating from surgery, or anyone not able to cook a meal for themselves. Pick-up and delivery options are available. Special diet types available; cooking instructions are provided on the packaging. All meals prepared at Ina Grafton Gage Village in Niagara.