Meals on Wheels

Senior Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels AmericaHomebound Seniors age 60 or older who need help with meal preparation or are recovering from an injury or illness that makes it difficult to prepare their meals. Also a Family Caregiver living in the home and caring for a person age 60 or older or a person of any age that has Alzheimer's disease or another form of Dementia.

Seniors receive nutritious hot and frozen meals. Volunteers deliver these meals to your front door Tuesday and Thursdays each week. They also provide a check in visit to see how you are doing. This can be important to people living alone.

Call 541-440-3677 to ask for an assessment and find out if you are eligible to receive these meals.

Contributions Help Serve Meals

If you choose to make a donation please view the meal recipients letter that includes the tax deductible ID number.

There is no charge for these meals to be delivered to your home but you can contribute towards the cost of the meal. The suggested donation of a meal is $3.50. If you wish to contribute or make a donation you can send a check to:
Douglas County Senior Services
1036 SE Douglas Avenue
Room CH221
Roseburg, OR 97470

We accept tax-deductible gifts, memorial contributions in memory of a loved one, or gifts in honor of a friend or relative.

If you wish to donate Call 541-440-3677 for more information or email Senior Services.

Key Points About the Meal Program

  • All menus are approved by a registered dietician.
  • More than 74,000 meals were served to seniors throughout Douglas County last year.
  • Informative presentations are provided at each of the dining sites on a variety of topics of elder law, health and wellness and other service opportunities.
  • Dedicated volunteers drive over 30,000 miles a year to deliver meals to home bound seniors.