Funding provided by the Administration for Community Living through New York State Office for the Aging, Suffolk County Office for the Aging and the Town of Smithtown.
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis Monday through Friday. Registration begins in person at 9:30 a.m.. A suggested meal contribution of $2.25 is recommended.
Persons with self-declared incomes at or above 185% of the federal poverty level are encouraged to make a contribution equal to the actual cost of the meal.
Lunch is served Monday and Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday at 11:45 a.m. and Friday at 11:00 a.m.
Home Delivered Meal Plan Overview
The applicant must meet eligibility criteria. An in-home assessment is required. Meals on Wheels is meant to be a temporary service, and reassessments are done on a semi-annual basis. Hot, nutritious meals are delivered by volunteers to the frail home bound elderly Monday through Friday. The suggested meal contribution is $2.50 and is put back into the program.
Home Bound Meals-Eligibility Requirements
In order to be eligible for Meals on Wheels, the applicant must be:
Able to accept responsibility for consumption of meals.
Assessed by the PDS assessor.
Have no family or other persons capable of providing adequate meals.
Physically / or mentally unable to prepare or provide for his / her own nutritional needs.
Unable to attend a congregate setting and have no alternative through which his / her nutritional needs can be met.