Senior Services


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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides one or two daily nutritious, home-delivered meals to older adults who are unable to shop or cook on a regular basis due to illness or frailty. Also provides seniors with daily interaction by a trained delivery person. Eligible seniors can receive financial assistance through Albany County Dept. for Aging or a Managed Long-Term Care provider (MLTC) or can be paid for privately.
Geographical AreaAlbany, Rensselaer, Schenectady
TerritoryHome-delivered meal service
Public TransportationQuarter mile from bus stop
Facility/ADA AccessNot Handicapped Accessible
Intake ProcedureMeals on Wheels Kitchen 518-465-6465
Intake RequirementsApplication required
Helpful TipsSelf-pay customers will have a short intake interview to assess dietary needs. If seeking financial support from Albany County Dept. for Aging or a Managed Long-Term Care (MLTC) provider, a more extensive assessment process will be completed by potential funder. For details, contact NY Connects at 518-447-7177 or your MLTC provider directly. Those who do not qualify for Meals on Wheels, but still wish to private pay for home-delivered meals may enroll in the private pay Meals on Demand program.
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityTo determine eligibility, contact NY Connects at 518-447-7177 or Senior Services of Albany at 518-465-6465. Individuals who receive Medicaid Waiver Services are automatically eligible.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesCall for details
Payment NotesSuggested Contribution
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am- 3:30 pm
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 32 Essex Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12206
Main Phone 518-465-3322
Other Phone 518-465-6465 (Meals on Wheels) 518-434-4219 (Transportation)
Fax 518-465-6188
Service Location Email
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Program: MEALS ON WHEELS
This Service: Senior Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Home Delivered Meals (BD-5000.3500)
Older Adults (YB-8000)