Meals on Wheels
The Combined Community
Action Senior Nutrition Program, also know as "Meals on
Wheels", serves hot, noon meals to persons who are 60
years of age and older and their spouses in a congregate
setting and to the home bound in a six county area.
Counties served are: Bastrop, Blanco, Caldwell, Fayette,
Hays and Lee. Twenty communities are served:
Volunteers deliver most home delivered meals. Only about
1% are delivered by staff. The
program receives funds from the Texas Department of
Aging and Disabilities (DADS). These are
federal funds from the Department of Health and Human
Services. Other funding comes from the U.S. Department
of Agriculture, local county and city governments,
United Way of Hays County, Sponsor A Senior Program, civic organizations,
churches, businesses, individuals and the clients
For congregate meals - persons must be 60 years
of age or older or the spouse (regardless of age) of
an eligible client. Disabled persons who live with
an eligible client may come to the site with the
client and eat.
For home delivered meals - persons must be 60
years of age or older and be home bound (unable to
drive) and be unable to leave home without
assistance and not have help in the home with
cooking of noon meals. Disabled persons under 60 who
are on Medicaid may be eligible to receive meals.
cost of a meal is a donation of $2.00. If a person is
unable to give the full contribution, they may give
what they can afford and will not be denied a meal.
All meals are cooked and prepared by Valley Services
inc. in Austin, Texas. Hot food is transported in insulated
food containers by company vans to the 20 sites.
information contact us at (800) 333-6325 or (979)
540-2980 Fax (979) 542-9565
Jen Bernshausen, Program Director, or
Helen Snow, Operations Manager.
information about benefits for seniors, contact the Area
Agency on Aging at 1-888-622-6062
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:00am-5:00pm - Friday
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