Home Delivered Meals

sfssi_mealsMeals on Wheels

There are over 130,000 seniors residing within Fulton County.  Of special concern to the Home Delivered Meals (HDM) program are frail, isolated and/or handicap elderly individuals who lack proper nutrition to preserve their physical and mental well being.  In addition to the meals, these customers are in need of the supportive social services this program can provide.

The purpose of the HOME DELIVERED MEAL SERVICE PROGRAM is to provide attractive nutritious balance meals.  This will help older persons remain independent in their homes for as long as possible, and remove individual and social barriers hindering the participants’ independence, and provide a continuum of care to older persons in Fulton County.  Support services to these individuals is also provided.

The objectives associated with these tasks are attained through case management, homemaker/chore workers, and in-home volunteers.  The services available are information and referral outreach, counseling, in-home services and demand response transportation.

Eligibility Requirements

Any adult 60 years of age or older and in need is eligible to receive a meal.

Exceptions to the 60 years of age requirement may be made on a case by case basis. Exceptions may include:

  • Spouses of eligible individuals
  • DFACS and Protective Services customer
  • Spouse of an eligible client may be entitled to a meal if it is in the participant’s best interest

Please call the Fulton County Office of Aging: STARLINE at 404-613-6000

 

 

If you have any questions, please call the Fulton County Office of Aging:  STARLINE, at 404-613-6000