Providing meal deliveries Tuesday through Friday to older Vermonters and to Vermont Center of Independent Living recipients. Meals are delivered safely by hanging on the doorknob while the volunteer waits at least 6 feet away to provide a well-check in. Homemade freezer meals are available for holidays, non-delivery days, and weekends. Pet food is also available upon request. Meals on Wheels of Lamoille County prepares over 1,100 meals each week.
Eligibility criteria :
- Age 60 years or over
- Spouse, regardless of age, of eligible individuals, including a caregiver
- Individuals under 60 years of age with a disability, who resides with an eligible individual
TAKEOUT meals available:
- Tuesday through Friday
- 21 Munson Avenue, Suite 2, Morrisville.
- Call 802-888-5011 the day before to place your take out order.
- $5.00 for over 60, $7.00 for under 60
For elder Vermonters in need of extra help getting food. Their helpline is 1-800-642-5119. They provide an array of services including: options counseling, case management, health insurance & medicare counseling, transportation, food & nutrition services, and housing. Fuel assistance available seasonally.
Commodity Supplemental Food Program
If you’re 60 or older, Vermont Foodbank and CSFP will cover the staples so you can save money on groceries and eat the nutritious, tasty foods you love.
Trains people 55+ who are low income and have barriers to employment so they can become actively employed.
Lamoille Neighbors is part of the Village-to-Village movement, an innovative nation-wide organization that has emerged in the last decade in the organizational field of support services for older adults. They are committed to helping their members age in a place of their choosing, closely connected to their communities. For more info call 802-585-1233 or visit their website.
As a “neighbors-helping-neighbors” program, they offer information about available resources and may collaborate with those that provide supports with housing, heat, hunger, transportation, and other needs. Their volunteers also intervene personally when needed and appropriate. They try to broker volunteers with seniors or the disabled who may need necessary services or supports but who may not be able to obtain or afford them. They can be reached by phone at 802-730-2588 or 802-644-2927. Their COVID-19 Hotline is: 802-242-0426.
Maxine Adams is hosting a free Bone Builders class for seniors. Everyone is welcome, attend when you can, all levels of ability encouraged to join. Email Maxine Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
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