23 Seyler Drive
Petersburg, VA 23805
Crater District Area Agency on Aging offers Southside Meals on Wheels. Southside Meals on Wheels delivers nutritionally balanced meals to homebound senior citizens. Each meal pack and all its components are delivered in convenient and easy to handle packages. All meals have been designed by registered and licensed dieticians to meet, or exceed the standard requirements associated with the Required Daily Allowances and the Dietary Reference intakes for the older adult with reduced calories from fat and low sodium. Each meal consists of an appetizing entree, two vegetables, bread, margarine and fruit or dessert. Our Five Pack menu is a perfect "Nutrition Solution" allowing once a week delivery. There is no need to worry about missed delivered meals. Meals are packaged into one box.
In addition to the five pack meal, the Southside Meals on Wheels program provides a twenty pack staple breakfast bag consisting of dry (Hot and Cold) cereals, dry and liquid milk, 2%, a variety of canned vegetables, fiber bars, 100% fruit Juice, fresh fruits and vegetables when in season. This program also offers liquid supplements upon request with a Physician's recommendation. The Meals Program offers more than a meal, often it is the gateway to many other services. It provides nutrition education, disease prevention information, holiday gifts and greeting cards to all clients.
If you or someone you know is interested in applying for this program, please call the Nutrition Director at 804-732-7020. Spouses and disabled dependents may also qualify, regardless of age.
Age range: Serving ages 60 years of age and older Among our staff, we can speak:English Service Area (Cities|Counties):Petersburg City,Prince George County,Surry County,Sussex County,Colonial Heights City,Dinwiddie County,Emporia City,Greensville County,Hopewell City Other Eligibility Requirements:Must be homebound, age 60 or older residing in service area, and unable to prepare your own meals.
Cost for Services:Call For Information
Hours of operation: Monday:8:00 AM-5:00 PM Tuesday:8:00 AM-5:00 PM Wednesday:8:00 AM-5:00 PM Thursday:8:00 AM-5:00 PM Friday:8:00 AM-5:00 PM
How to Access Services:Application is required.
Consumers can expect to be contacted in 24 hours. Consumer can self refer. Service providers can refer directly. Where Service Is Provided?Consumer's Home