What Meals on Wheels offers is simple, yet extremely important: well-rounded meals delivered to your home along with a visit from a friendly volunteer. When you sign up for Meals on Wheels, you’ll get the healthy foods you want with convenient delivery and menu options that allow you to live independently in your own home. See a sample menu.
FAQs for Clients and Caregivers
How do I sign up for meals?
Signing up for meals is easy! Enroll online today or call us at (612) 623-3363 to start meal delivery service. Our friendly staff will be happy to help you if you have additional questions.
Who is eligible to receive Meals on Wheels?
Whether you want the convenience of healthy and ready-to-eat meals delivered to your home, or are unable to prepare nutritious meals for yourself, you can receive meals from Meals on Wheels! Meals are available both on a long-term basis and temporarily if you are recovering from surgery or illness.
What are the meals like? Can I see a sample menu?
All meals are prepared fresh without preservatives and made locally. Each meal features healthy portions including an entrée, vegetable, bread or grain, fruit or dessert and a beverage. Here's a sample menu.
How much do meals cost? Is financial assistance available?
Meals on Wheels provides excellent value for what you receive – a freshly prepared, ready-to-eat meal delivered right to your door. While we ask for a modest contribution toward your meals, the price is based on need. Meals may be authorized as part of Minnesota's home- and community-based services Medicaid waiver program, and other subsidy programs can also help cover the cost of meal delivery service. If you have questions about funding options for your clients, call us at (612) 623-3363.
Are diabetic and other diet-specific meal options available?
Meals on Wheels happily offers low-sugar, low-sodium meal options, as well as vegetarian options. Simply specify your dietary needs when you sign up for meals.
What are your delivery options? Are frozen meals available?
In addition to regular hot meal deliver Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., we also offer weekly frozen meal delivery if it’s more convenient for you. If you’d like meals for weekends or holidays, additional frozen meals can be delivered during the week.
Are culturally specific meals available?
Kosher, Somali/Halal meals and other culturally specific meal options are available in many areas. You can specify cultural meal preferences when you sign up for meals online or when you call us at 612-623-3363.