COVID-19 Update: An important message from Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels is continuously monitoring and adjusting protocols for the protection of clients, volunteers, staff and everyone in the community. We follow recommendations from public health authorities and are conducting contactless deliveries, screening clients and volunteers, and providing PPE to volunteers to wear during their shift. As circumstances change, we will continue to adapt our plans and protocols in response to the evolving situation.
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For over 50 years, Meals on Wheels, a not-for-profit agency, has been dedicated to providing nutritious meals, daily check-ins, and comfort with a smile.
Our daily hot meal program and weekly frozen meals paid services are available on both a short-term and long-term basis to eligible clients:
In addition to providing nutritious meals, this volunteer-based program allows members of the community to remain in their homes as an alternative to costly retirement or nursing residences. Daily visits from Meals on Wheels volunteers provide peace of mind and support to their loved ones and themselves.
This program is offered to residents of central Ottawa. Please see our service area map for more information and for a list of other meal program providers outside of central Ottawa.
Are you or do you know a senior or adult living with a disability who requires supports services such as help around the house or health related care? Visit the Champlain Community Support Network’s e-referral site or the COVID -19 Response Site to find a support agency based on geographic location.
In the Fall of 1968, Island Lodge (now Garry J. Armstrong Centre) offered to provide 24 meals each day and now has the distinction of being the longest serving meal provider.