HELP IS JUST THE BEGINNING.
OUR HELP IS MORE THAN JUST MEALS.
The assistance provided by Meals on Wheels, Etc. covers a wide range of essential services for our seniors in the Seminole County area thanks to your donations. Below are some of the ways that we help and how to qualify for assistance.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE SERVICES?
Our services are available to any Seminole County senior that qualifies for them. It is our goal to reach every senior that is need of assistance.
Most of our services are for seniors residing in Seminole County who are 60 years and older. Some of the services available are Home Delivered Meals, Neighborhood Dining, Transportation, Chores (one-time yard clean up, painting, installation of grab bars), and Homemaking Services. There may be waiting lists for some services. Please contact us for more information.
WHAT CAN WE HELP YOU WITH TODAY?
MEALS AND MORE
From providing meals through neighborhood dining sites to home delivery of meals, we do our utmost to help our seniors maintain a healthy and happy lifestyle. Neighborhood dining centers are a great opportunity for our seniors to share with their neighbors while enjoying nutritious meals, recreational activities, and informative speakers. Neighborhood dining centers are open Monday through Friday from 9am to 12:30pm.
Meals on Wheels offers door to door transportation to neighborhood dining, shopping, and medical appointments to ensure that our seniors maintain healthy and active lives. Our transportation services are a vital part in combating isolation and loss of other vital social skills in our seniors, and we are proud to offer them this option. These services are available Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 2:30pm and on a first-come, first-served basis.
NOT JUST FOR SENIORS
Meals on Wheels delivers nutritious breakfast, lunch and snack meals for private schools, childcare and adult daycare programs throughout Central Florida. Catering for private parties, weddings and other special events can be coordinated with our Executive Chef, Delaño Lambertclare.
We also offer our Seminole County seniors a helping hand with their homes. These services include help with yard cleanup, exterior house painting, and installation of grab bars. The work is provided by generous, community minded volunteers, and includes individuals, company teams and civic organizations.
Home weatherization is also available to qualified seniors' homes. As our seniors age, these normally simple tasks become a burden, and we strive to relieve them from the stress so that they can better enjoy their time while keeping their home safe and clean.
The Weatherization Assistance Program aims at lowering the monthly energy burden on low-income households by improving the energy efficiency of the home. All work to be proposed must fall within a specific budget. The Weatherization Program is open to homeowners of all ages in Seminole County who meet certain criteria and income eligibility guidelines. Please contact us to see if you qualify to apply.
MORE ABOUT WEATHERIZATION
Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program
Do you need help with paying your energy bill? If you live in a Central Florida household with at least
one resident who is age 60 or older, you may be eligible for these services. The Emergency Home
Energy Assistance Program for the Elderly (EHEAP), a 100% federally funded program, helps eligible
seniors pay energy bills in an emergency. In partnership with the Department of Elder Affairs, Senior
Resource Alliance, and its partner agencies (Meals on Wheels), along with Central Florida utilities,
EHEAP-eligible residents can receive assistance for energy bills while funds are available.
MORE ABOUT EHEAP
The Top Hat Catering Division of Meals on Wheels, Etc. provides a full range of delicious gourmet meals for private parties and special events. Top Hat Catering’s cuisine appeals to all tastes and fits all occasions from day care to fine dining. Our menu includes everything from traditional favorites such as Chicken Alfredo and Quiches to fresh deli sandwiches and salads.
Take your cooking to the next level. The hands-on cooking classes are taught in our professionally equipped kitchen. Classes are limited to just 10 participants for each class. All cooking classes include printed recipe handouts and a multi-course meal of the recipes prepared, served with wine/beverage. All proceeds benefit the Meals on Wheels program. It is good fun for a good cause!
Chef Delaño Lambertclare was born, raised and began his chef training in New Orleans, Louisiana. He worked in numerous French, Asian and Italian restaurants, before he came to Orlando to attend the Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Academy. While at the academy, he worked at the Swan and Dolphin at Disney in upscale high volume restaurants and catered many large business conventions.
Wish to book a cooking class or engage our chef for an event? Call us at 407-333-8877.
APPLY TO RECEIVE SERVICES
Seminole County residents can call our office at (407) 333-8877 or
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