Meals are delivered throughout all of Eau Claire County. Most of the meals are delivered by volunteers. The menu is available in the monthly newsletter and online. All meals are reduced in fat and have no added salt.
Each meal contains 1/3 of the recommended daily allowance of food per day for the older adult for calcium, vitamin A, vitamin C, protein, fat and carbohydrate.
Hot meals are available Monday through Friday at lunch time. A cold meal is available to those who need help with weekend and holiday meals. This program provides a friendly daily check to ensure safety.
MOW icon 3-people with meal - More than just a meal... The meals on wheels program also provides a daily check on individuals. If there is concern when delivering meals, a designated contact person will be contacted for follow-up. A home visit is required prior to starting meals to determine eligibility and to assist with referrals to other services, if needed.
MOW icon 4-money Cost: Total cost of each meal is $8.80. Suggested donation is $3.75. All contributions are confidential and voluntary. SNAP/Quest cards are accepted as payment or donation. No one over 60 years of age who qualifies for the meal program will be denied a meal based on inability to donate toward the cost of them. Those who do not meet the eligibility of meals on wheels may receive meals through a prepay program. For more information or to apply for meals on wheels please call the Aging & Disability Resource Center - Nutrition Program of Eau Claire County at 715-839-4886, 1-888-338-4636, tty: use Relay (711)