Services: Meals on Wheels
If you or a loved one is in need of Meals on Wheels, you will need to first contact a case coordinator. Using the locator on this page, enter your zip code to find the nearest Meals on Wheels distribution location. Once you find a location click on its name to be taken to that locations home page. Here you will find contact information the case coordinator for that area as well as the manager of that location. If you have any questions about the proces for getting meals on wheels, our staff will be there to assist you. If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact our main office at (312) 207-5290.
Our meals are designed to be nutritious and cater to the adult appetite. The menu is low in salt, calorie-controlled and individually portioned. Most importantly, each meal is nutritionally balanced and tasty. We also offer a diabetic dessert for appropriate clients.
A complete nutritional analysis is available for clients to discuss with their physician or dietitian.
The Nutrition Program is a donation based program. All participants are asked to make a donation towards the cost of the meal. No one will be denied services if they are unable or unwilling to make a donation.
Home Delivered Meal participants are sent a monthly donation reminder. The donation reminder indicates the amount of meals that were served and a total suggested donation. Cash and checks are gladly accepted.
Home Delivered Meals are delivered between the hours of 10:30 am and 1:00 pm.
- Please remember to inform us if you will not be home for your meal deliver by calling 815-726-0094.
This will help us order an accurate number of meals, save the volunteer drivers a trip to your home, and prevent the CCU from trying to locate you!