ELIGIBILTY FOR HOME DELIVERED MEALS PROGRAM
REGULATIONS OF FEDERAL PROGRAM
Home Delivered meals are available for homebound, frail elderly persons, 60 years of age or older who qualify and have one or more of the following characteristics:
- Live alone and is frail or incapacitated due to illness or accident.
- Live within the Village/Town of Mount Kisco.
- Lack of support from family, friends or neighbors.
- Unable to cook or prepare meals independently.
- Temporary illness or handicap.
Each meal served provides one-third of the Daily Recommended Dietary Allowance. A letter must be obtained from client's primary doctor stating that the client is able to eat a normal diet. We are unable to provide special diets.
A six month in-home reassessment is mandatory to continue receiving meals.
This is a five day a week program. Weekend meals are delivered on Friday with the hot meal for the day. If you are not going to be home for delivery, please notify us, we cannot leave the meal.
A suggested contribution of $3.00 per meal is voluntary and will not affect your eligibility to receive a meal. You are free to contribute any amount that you can afford but please understand that the nutrition program relies heavily on program donations. All contributions are kept confidential and go back into the nutrition program to improve and continue services to the seniors of Mount Kisco.