How To Sign Up For Meals On Wheels In 3rd Ward/Sunnyside (Houston) 

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How To Sign Up For Meals On Wheels In 3rd Ward/Sunnyside (Houston) 


If you’re a senior citizen in SE Houston area and are in need of food, you may be wondering how to sign up for Meals on Wheels.

I’m Nick Bryant, author of Understanding Healthcare Is Half The Battle, and a counselor who has 12+ years of experience connecting individuals to support programs like Meals on Wheels.

In this blog post, I will show you how to sign up for meals on wheels if you stay in one of the SE Houston neighborhoods of 3rd Ward or Sunnyside. Keep reading to learn more.

 

What Is The Meals On Wheels Home Delivery Program?

The Meals on Wheels program is a government-funded food delivery service that provides meals to the homes of individuals who lack mobility, cannot shop for food, or prepare it themselves.

Founded in 1943, the program delivers roughly 218 million meals per year and offers various benefits for participants, including fresh, nutritious meals and daily visits from volunteers. For many seniors, Meals on Wheels is a lifeline that helps them remain independent and live in their own homes.

Eligibility For Meals On Wheels

Are you 60 years or older? Homebound? Unable to shop for or cook your own meals?

If you answered yes to all of these, then you may be eligible for Meals on Wheels.

Meals on Wheels is a program that delivers hot, nutritious meals to Houstonians who are unable to leave their homes. This service is provided at no cost to the recipients, and it helps them maintain their independence and health. If you are the caregiver, spouse, or child of someone who meets all of the eligibility requirements, then you too can receive Meals on Wheels services.

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If you live in SE Houston or maybe your father lives in 3rd Ward or Sunnyside you can call YWCA to sign up for Meals on Wheels in your area.

How To Apply For Meals On Wheels In Sunnyside or 3rd Ward (Houston)

You will need to contact the YWCA to apply for Meals on Wheels if you live in these SE Houston neighborhoods. Their phone number is 713.868.9922 or 713.640.6816.

The address of the southeast Houston YWCA is 6309 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Houston, TX 77021.

Other SE Houston Neighborhoods That The YWCA Meals On Wheels Program Serves

The YWCA primarily serves SE Houston. If you live in this area they are likely the agency that you will contact to be screened for eligibility and then deliver your meals to you.

  • 77002
  • 77003
  • 77004
  • 77011
  • 77012
  • 77021
  • 77023
  • 77033
  • 77047
  • 77048
  • 77051
  • 77053
  • 77054
  • 77061
  • 77075
  • 77087
  • 77089

In addition to serving Sunnyside and 3rd Ward, YWCA also delivers meals on wheels to East End, 2nd Ward, Greater Hobby, downtown Houston, and other areas.

How To Get Meals On Wheels If You Are Younger Than 60 Years Old

If you are younger than 60 and have a disability, you can sign up by contacting a local nonprofit called Care Connection. They specialize in connecting seniors and individuals with disabilities with supportive community resources in Houston.

Dial them at 713.692.1635 to sign up for Meals on Wheels if again you are younger than 60 years old and have a disability.

Conclusion

If you live in the SE Houston neighborhood of 3rd Ward or Sunnyside and are 60 years or older, you can sign up for Meals on Wheels by contacting the YWCA. Their phone number is 713.868.9922 or 713.640.6816.

If you’re younger than 60 and have a disability, you can apply for Meals on Wheels in Houston by contacting Care Connection at 713.692.1635.

For more information on this food delivery service, you can visit the Meals on Wheels of America website.

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