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Canadian Red Cross Society
Timmins and District
Meals on Wheels, Cochrane 2nd Ave

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Description
  • Assists individuals to live independently in the community, by providing nourishing meals at a reasonable cost
  • Offers choice of a hot lunch meal (includes soup, entrée and dessert) five days per week and/or frozen meals delivered bi-weekly
  • Prepares all meals according to individuals' diet requirements (diabetic, renal, puree, low sodium, low fat, lactose free, gluten free and vegetarian diets)
  • Delivers meals through volunteers who provide regular social contact and check on the health and safety of the client

This organization is a Registered Charity
Eligibility
Eligibility determined by an assessment process
  • Individuals unable to prepare adequate and nourishing meals on a day-to-day basis, nor have anyone else in the household able to do so
  • Must be able to feed themselves, manage on weekends and be home to receive meal or identify neighbour who will accept it on their behalf


Age Requirements: Ages: 18 year(s) and up;

Residency Requirements: Must be within municipal town limits
Application Process
  • Referrals accepted from any source (relative, friend, the prospective client, social worker, nurse, doctor)
  • Processed on a priority basis
  • Cancellation required at least 24 hours prior to avoid charges
  • Invoice sent out monthly for services rendered
Fees
Service - Set fee for meals
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Not Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On July 5, 2019

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