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1300 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek
California 94596
USA
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Target demographics: Adults aged 60+

Direct beneficiaries per year: 5000

Geographic areas served: Contra Costa County

Programs: Meals On Wheels by Senior Outreach Services has a 43-year tradition of service in Contra Costa County. Our clients are adults aged 60 and older; the majority are over 75. Many are low-income, and many are frail or disabled. The comprehensive services we provide are designed to assist seniors to live independently in their communities in safety, comfort, and dignity. They are:

Meals on Wheels delivers hot, nutritious meals to homebound seniors 7 days a week.

C.C. Cafés offer a healthy lunch and fun social experience to seniors.

Friendly Visitor matches homebound seniors with volunteers to spend time together weekly.

Home Care Registry matches seniors in need with capable care providers.

Fall Prevention Program provides education and home safety improvements to help seniors prevent falls.

Geriatric Care Management helps seniors and their families access a range of services to maximize seniors’ independence.

By cross-referring among our programs, their positive impact on the seniors we serve is multiplied.

Mission:
Enhancing the quality of life for older adults in Contra Costa County.
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10/17/12
Meals on Wheels is a hands-on organization that goes right to the home and hearts of its clients. Delivering hot meals and a birthday gift on the recipients birthday ( I belong to the Meals on Wheels Birthday Girls), Meals on Wheels provides an essential service as well as a connection with the ... more »
03/02/11
When I was looking for a nonprofit to volunteer with, I liked the sound of this one from a newspaper article about one volunteer and the friend she had been visiting through this program. I have not been disappointed. I was matched with a senior over two years ago who was at first hesitant with my... more »
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02/18/11
Through a very well run organization that is extremely enthusiastic and focused with a management team wanting to truly improve the lives of the homebound and elderly, I have been working with Senior Outreach Services aka Meals on Wheels for almost decade. Their openness and support have ... more »
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