Home-Delivered Meals

Woman delivering a meal in a bag to an older woman.

The Area Agency on Aging provides home-delivered meals to homebound residents, age 60+ and their spouse. An evaluation of need must be completed by an Area Agency on Aging assessor to qualify for home-delivered meals.

Staff and volunteers deliver meals between 10:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Meals are planned to meet the nutritional needs of older adults. Diabetic meals are available.

To request Home-Delivered Meals (formerly known as Meals on Wheels) or to find out more about the service, call the Aging Information line at 913-715-8861 or toll free 1-888-214-4404. To request a stop or a change in meal delivery, call 913-715-8896.

Monthly Menus and Nutrition Education are sent to all home-delivered meal clients.

Meal Donations

Make a Donation  The suggested donation for a person age 60+ and their spouse is $3 per lunch and $2 per breakfast. No one is denied a meal if they are unable to donate. Meals are funded in part through the Older Americans Act and the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.

Meal Delivery Cancellations

Meal delivery is cancelled during bad weather if road or weather conditions are hazardous.

Shelf stable meals are delivered at the beginning of winter. They are to be used in the event that a hot meal can not be delivered.

Listen to the following radio stations - KCMO AM-710, KCMO FM-94.9 or KMBZ AM 980 - or watch the following TV stations - KMBC-TV 9, KSHB-TV 41 or WDAF-TV 4 regarding the cancellation of Johnson County Home-Delivered Meals.

The Central Olathe Office may also be called at 913-715-8896 if there are questions regarding meal delivery.

Volunteer

To volunteer to deliver meals, call the Volunteer Coordinator at 913-715-8895 or register online. Volunteers are always needed and must attend orientation and be older than 18 years of age to drive. Children can accompany adults. No court-ordered community service.