Frequently Asked QuestionsAnswers to the most commonly asked questions we get.
Q: Are there nutritional guidelines for Home-Delivered Meals and Neighborhood Dining?
Yes. Each meal contains 1/3 of the Required Daily Allowance for adults 55 and older. Menus are approved by a registered dietician. Home bound clients receive 2 meals each day, Monday – Friday (a hot lunch and cold breakfast meal). Neighborhood Dining participants are served a nutritious hot noonday meal, Monday – Friday
Q: Do you accept private donations?
Yes. We could not provide services without the help of concerned individuals in the local community.
Q: Are programs funded by the government?
Programs are funded in part by federal and local governments and Heart of Florida United Way. Contributions are also received from corporations, foundations, individuals, civic groups and clients.
Q: What areas do you serve?
Meals on Wheels Etc serves all of Seminole County.
Q: How can I sign up for services?
Call our office at (407) 333-8877. There may be a waiting list for certain services. Transportation is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
Q: Is there cost involved?
No fees are charged although client donations are encouraged to help cover the cost of services. In some instances such as minor home repairs and safety installations, clients may be asked to cover the cost of materials and supplies. If there is a waiting list for Home-Delivered Meals, a private pay service is available.
Q: What are the eligibility guidelines for programs?
Seminole County residents who are 60 years or older are eligible. For Home-Delivered Meals, applicants must be home bound and unable to prepare healthy meals or have them prepared by a caregiver.