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Meals on Wheels

Healthy lunches and dinners delivered to homebound seniors

Homebound seniors can receive healthy lunches and dinners delivered to their door. Seniors must live in CRT's communities within Middlesex, Tolland or Hartford counties. Volunteers and staff provide social interaction through daily contact. After referrals are placed, hot lunches and cold suppers will be delivered within 48 hours.Weekend meals are delivered on Fridays. Special diets and textures are available. 

A $2.50 donation per meal is suggested to help cover costs. However, no one is denied a meal if unable to pay.  

To Apply, participants must: 

  • Be 60 years of age or older
  • Be unable to eat at a community meal site
  • Be assessed by staff as ‘homebound’

Referrals are accepted from doctors, hospitals, VNAs, town social service departments, relatives and other concerned persons or agencies. An interview and/or home visit is required to assess need.

Once approved, we will call your doctor for a diet order. Meals will begin within two days of receiving the diet order.

To start the process, contact a Program Manager at (860) 560-5828.

For more information
Meals on Wheels
Address: 555 Windsor Street, Hartford
Telephone: (860) 560-5828
[email protected]
Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8 am - 4 pm

2019 Meals on Wheels member

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Updated June 2019  
Meaningful Volunteering
Phil Heppenstall
Meals on Wheels
“I am more that 80 years old and have been on Meals on Wheels for almost 15 years. I have a problem walking and really need the program. Having a delicious meal every day has made a big difference in my well-being.”