Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels provides a hot nutritious meal daily, Monday through Friday, that meets 1/3 of the daily nutritional requirements to elderly, home-bound persons who cannot prepare the meal for themselves or have anyone in the home to assist them.

Qualifications

Qualifying individuals include anyone who is sixty years of age or older, is home-bound, and/or disabled.

Individuals may apply for themselves, be referred by a physician, hospital or other agency, and/or a family member.

Financial Fees

Financial fees are applied on a sliding scale; many have reduced fees or no fee at all. No one is denied services because of inability to pay.

Additional Information

For information about Meals on Wheels contact the Program Coordinator at 828-356-2442.

Federal Law

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Under the Food Stamp Act and USDA policy, discrimination is prohibited also on the basis of religion or political beliefs. To file a complaint of discrimination, contact USDA or HHS. Write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250‐9410 or call 800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6382 (TTY). Write HHS, Director, Office for Civil Rights, Room 506‐F, 200 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20201 or call 202-619-0403 (voice) or 202-619-3257 (TTY). USDA and HHS are equal opportunity providers and employers.

Equal Opportunity Employer & Provider

Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency is an equal opportunity employer and provider.