Meals on Wheels


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A Meal and Much More: 

Meals on Wheels provides nutritious meals to home bound older adults who are unable to prepare meals for themselves and have no one able and/or willing to provide meals for them. Meals on Wheels is so much more than just a meal – This program provides home bound older adults a break from the isolation and loneliness many feel, as well as promotes a sense of community. Dedicated volunteers cheerfully deliver meals and brighten recipients’ days.

Program Benefits:

  • A balanced nutritious meal that meets USDA recommended daily dietary guidelines
  • Access to nutrition education, other community resources and activities
  • Socialization and interaction with volunteers and staff
  • Daily security check by volunteers
  • Service provided at no cost helps limited incomes stretch further

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be at least 60 years old
  • Must live in Cumberland County
  • Must be home bound
  • Are not able to prepare meals and have no one willing and/or able to provide meals

Average Costs:

  • It costs approximately $1100.00 to feed a senior for a year via Meals on Wheels.

Who We Serve:

  • We serve over 100,000 meals annually in Cumberland County to an average of 370 seniors per day.

Association:

Our local program is proud to be a member of Meals on Wheels America, the oldest and largest national organization of more than 5,000 community-based senior nutrition programs across the country addressing this most critical need.

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Call us today: (910) 484-0111

Welcome to our website! The Council on Older Adults was established in 1968 as a non-profit organization and forty-eight years later we remain committed to our original mission of helping older adults living in Cumberland County maintain their independence at home with dignity.

 

339 Devers Street
Fayetteville, NC  28303
Telephone: (910) 484-0111
Fax: (910) 484-0627

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