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Thunder Bay (City of)

Meals on Wheels

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  • Provides a home-delivered nourishing meal to individuals who are unable to prepare a meal on their own
  • Prepares meals according to individuals' diet requirements (includes hot soup and a hot entrée consisting of meat, starch, two types of vegetables and cold dessert)
  • Delivers meals through volunteers who provide regular social contact and check on the health and safety of the client
  • Offers volunteer opportunities for adults, service groups, corporate volunteers and students as drivers or servers
Individuals may receive meals a maximum of five days/week or a minimum of two days/week
  • Individuals 18 years of age and older who are unable to prepare adequate and nourishing meals on a day-to-day basis due to chronic illness or convalescence, lack of strength, skill, motivation, or cooking facilities
  • Individuals who do not have anyone else in the household able to help prepare meals
  • Individuals must be able to feed themselves, manage on weekends and be home to receive the meal
  • Respite care for family caregivers
  • Volunteers: 18 years and older
Application Process
  • Referral and application can be made by anyone (relative, friend, the prospective client, social worker, nurse, doctor)
  • Apply for Meals on Wheels in Thunder Bay North: call 807-684-2862
  • Apply for Meals on Wheels in Thunder Bay South: call 807-625-3667
  • Cancellations can be made 24/7, but to avoid charges call before 9 am on the day of delivery
Volunteer Application is available on the website and can be submitted to the Program Manager at Pioneer Ridge, 750 Tungsten St
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
May 18, 2023
750 Tungsten St
Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 6R1
Located on Tungsten St near Jasper Dr; behind Jasper Place
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Hours of Operation
0830 to 1630
0830 to 1630
0830 to 1630
0830 to 1630
0830 to 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Meal Delivery: Mon-Fri 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Thunder Bay