1760 East 12th Street
Casper, Wyoming 82601
HOURS: Monday- Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm, Friday 8:00-3:00pm
SERVICES: The program provides one primary service. Volunteer drivers deliver hot meals between 10 am and 1 pm Monday through Thursday (including holidays that fall during the week). The meals are delivered to the homes of senior citizens, convalescents, and persons of any age who are homebound and having difficulty preparing meals for themselves. On Friday, weekend meals are provided to clients when needed, particularly those without family or those who are unable to prepare a meal for themselves. (Refrigeration is a must). Approximately one-third of the recipients receive these. Those requiring two meals Monday through Friday receive the second meal with the lunch delivery.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: In need of nutrition over 60. Doctors’ approval is required for those 59 and younger.
FEES: According to income and ability to pay. Recommended donations are $3.25 per meal for those 60 years and older and their spouses and $5.00 for those under 60.
GEOGRAPHICAL AREA SERVED: Casper, Evansville, Wardwell, Bar Nunn, Mills, Mountain View, East to the county line, west to the Robertson Road area and Midwest and Edgerton.
CLIENT APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Referrals are taken by phone or at the Meals on Wheels facility from agencies, consumers, families, physicians, neighbors, and home health agencies. A list of questions will be addressed, regarding age, type of diet required, etc. and the client’s physician will be contacted. The Client Services Coordinator completes as assessment required by the Federal Government at the recipient’s residence.
VOLUNTEER DRIVER APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Licensed drivers willing to invest as little as 1-1.5 hours a week and a little gasoline to deliver meals should call the Meals on Wheels staff at 265-8659.