How do you get Meals on Wheels in NSW?

How do you get Meals on Wheels in NSW?

People can refer themselves, or be referred by a health care professional, relative, friend or hospital. To register for Meals on Wheels NSW services, you need to contact your local Meals on Wheels NSW service. to locate your local service, click here. Alternatively contact us on 1300 679 669.

Does Australia have Meals on Wheels?

Meals on Wheels Australia is the peak body representing a network of more than 500 independently-run local non-profit services that operate in virtually every Australian community.

Is Meals on Wheels free in NSW?

In NSW, most Meals on Wheels services receive funding through the combined Commonwealth/State Home and Community Care (HACC) program to cover administrative costs. Meals on Wheels, as with all community services, is made possible by the significant contribution of volunteers who deliver the meals.

Is Meals on Wheels free in Australia?

Every effort is made to keep meals as affordable as possible, particularly as many of our customers are receiving support from a Government-funded program or experiencing food insecurity. Meals on Wheels meals are provided at production cost and range in price from $4.50 to $12.00, depending on the service.

How many meals on wheels are there in Australia?

For over 65 years, Meals on Wheels has played a crucial role nationally in supporting the health and wellbeing of over 200,000 older Australians every year across our member network of over 590 service locations.

Why are Meals on Wheels important to the Central Coast?

Meals on Wheels is a name familiar to many Australians and is at the heart of the Central Coast community. The Meals on Wheels brand represents more than just a meal – it’s about helping hands, service with a heart, and communities coming together to support each other. Every day our service improves the lives of Central Coast locals.

Who are Meals on Wheels volunteers in Newcastle?

Here at Newcastle Meals on Wheels our Volunteers are the life blood of our service. So if you have some time to spare and a kind heart than you are just the one we are looking for!

When to make tea for meals on Wheels NSW?

To leave a kind and thoughtful message, click here. Make tea. Solve problems. Cuppa for a cause. Join us on Wednesday 25th of August as we come together to share a ‘cuppa’ and raise funds for the Meals on Wheels NSW Financially Disadvantaged Fund.