Meals on Wheels of Wake County provides a nutritious noontime meal Monday through Friday, either delivered to the home or served at one of our eight congregate dining rooms. Some clients utilize our service while recovering from illness or surgery, while others need meals indefinitely. We do not serve special diet meals, but our clients can adapt our menu to their daily dietary needs.
APPLY TODAY! A prospective applicant, family member, or caregiver can apply to receive meals over the phone. Please call (919) 833-1749 - Monday through Friday between 9:30 and 11:30 am, to begin your application process today.
Hot Meal Delivery Service
Meals on Wheels serves home-delivered meals to residents of Wake County who are 60 years old and over and are homebound and vulnerable. Homebound means the applicant cannot work, volunteer, drive or leave their residence without assistance. Vulnerable means the applicant is unable to perform the basic activities of daily living without assistance due to physical, cognitive, emotional, psychological, or social impairments.
Disabled residents under 60 can qualify for our program if they meet certain criteria. For more information about this service please call (919) 833-1749.
Congregate Dining Room Service
Our congregate dining program serves anyone who is 60 or older and can get to one of our dining sites located throughout Wake County. We ask that participants please call (919) 833-1749 or one of our dining sites to make a reservation for meal service.
Click here for a list of our dining room sites and contact information.
Frozen Meal Service
Our frozen meal delivery serves areas of Wake County beyond the reach of our current hot meal delivery service, and residents who may not be available during hot meal delivery windows (including patients with scheduled medical appointments). Please call (919) 833-1749 for more information on receiving this service.
Hospital to Home
The Hospital to Home Program works with area hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and healthcare agencies to provide 10 days of hot, delivered meals to recently discharged, at-risk patients who are 60 and older and live in Raleigh. Patients must be referred by a healthcare professional. Call (919) 833-1749 for more details.