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Meals on Wheels

Meals are offered to seniors in need of meal assistance and unable to eat without assistance due to a limited mobility with meal preparation. Eligible participants receive seven frozen meals each week, along with fresh fruit, milk and other food items. The free meals are delivered between the hours of 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. on weekdays.

Meals are also served to those who are not homebound. There are 22 meal sites in various locations throughout Miami-Dade County. Preference will be given to low-income older individuals, including low-income minority older individuals, older individuals with limited English proficiency, and older individuals residing in rural areas. Eligible participants receive daily nutritionally balanced hot meals, nutrition education, counseling, transportation, and a wide variety of educational, cultural, recreational activities and health-wellness services. The free meals are served Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • Eligibility for Meals on Wheels Home Delivery

    • You must live in Miami-Dade County.
    • You must be 60 years of age or older.
    • Have a disability or homebound unable to leave your home without any assistance.
    • Your spouse is eligible without any age restrictions or medical condition.
    • If you have a disability under 60 years of age and reside with an eligible client, and dependent on them for home care.
    • Priority is given to older seniors with greatest economic and social need.
  • Eligibility at a Senior Center

    • You must live in Miami-Dade County.
    • Not homebound, physically, mentally or medically.
    • Your spouse is eligible without any age restrictions or medical condition.
  • How to apply

    To apply for either program, you must call or visit a senior center. Staff is available in English, Spanish and Creole.


  • What happens if meal is not delivered?

    If your meal is not delivered, call our office for further assistance.

Phone Number(s)

Locations and Hours

  • Overtown Transit Village North

    701 NW 1st Court, Miami, FL 33136
    11th Floor
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Community Action and Human Services
Lucia Davis-Raiford , Director

Overtown Transit Village North
701 NW 1st Court, 10th Floor Miami, FL 33136