Mission: To promote the dignity and independence of older adults, persons with disabilities, and other homebound persons by delivering nutritious meals and providing or coordinating needed services.
Results: Meals On Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County has prepared and delivered almost 20 million meals. This program is vital to helping people remain at home in a safe and healthy environment.
Target demographics: Homebound elderly and disabled people in Tarrant County who are unable to prepare meals for themselves and who have no one to do so for them.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 5,026
Geographic areas served: Tarrant County, Texas
Programs: Home-delivered meals Comprehensive Case Management HAIL (Healthy Aging and Independent Living) Client services: companion pet food, friendly visits from volunteers, supplemental pantry food, mobility assistance (wheelchairs, grab bars, ramps, walkers, etc.), utility bill payment assistance, smoke detectors, heaters/blankets, fans/air conditioners, etc.