Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Full Resource Name:

Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island

70 Bath Street
Providence, RI 02908

(401) 351-6700

www.rimeals.org

Description:

***COVID-19: Providing expanded home delivery services to seniors and home bound individuals

As of 9/01/2017 - Meals On Wheels will no longer provide meals on the weekends

Provides nutritious meals in a social setting for elderly (60+) and for handicapped persons under 60. Programs offered are Home Delivered Program, Capital City Cafes, Senior Restaurant, Senior Wish Program, and Pet Food Program. Designated by the Rhode Island Department of Elderly Affairs as the regional case management agency responsible in Providence for elderly abuse protective services, home and community care, home delivered meals assessments and social services. Meal Sites:

Carroll Towers, 243 Smith Street, 751-6400 X1852
Meals served Mon - Fri 11:30AM

Dominica Manor, 100 Atwells Avenue, 709-1832
Meals served Mon - Thu 11:30AM

Federal Hill House, 9 Courtland Street, 421-4722
Meals served Mon - Fri 11:30AM

Fox Point Senior Center, 90 Ives Street, 751-2217
Meals served Wed & Fri 12:00PM

CSEA, 270 Elmwood Avenue, 274-8811
Meals served Wed - Fri 12:00PM

St. Martin dePorres Center, 160 Cranston Street, 274-6783
Meals served Mon - Fri 11:30AM

St. Elizabeth's Place, 700 Westminster Street, 273-1090
Meals served Mon - Fri 12:00PM

LGBT Cafe, 1665 Broad Street, 351-6700
Meals served third Fri 12:00PM


Income Source: Partial funding, Dept. of Elderly Affairs; donations; U.S.D.A.

Primary Services:

  • Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites  [Show Definition Details]

  • Home Delivered Meals  [Show Definition Details]

  • Meal Vouchers  [Show Definition Details]

  • Personal/Grooming Supplies  [Show Definition Details]

  • Pet Food  [Show Definition Details]

General Information

Hours:

Food pantry Mon & Fri 9:00AM-12:00PM; Wed, 11:00AM-12:00PM
Mon-Fri 8:30AM-4:00PM; Noon lunch, by reservation only

Intake Process:

Enroll online or call

Program Fees:

No Fees. Suggested donations for meals $3.00, for meal vouchers $5.00

Eligibility:

Home Delivered Program- 60+ years of age,or holding an approved waiver from eligible waiver programs (DHS, PACE, NHPRI); must be unable to prepare nutritious meals due to physical and/or psychological limitations; cannot participate in an adult day care, or dining program on a day they are scheduled to receive meals; must be homebound and unable to leave their home independently and/or has limited assistance leaving the home. A referral is required for special cirmstances. The referral may be submitted on-line
Capital City Cafes- 60+ years of age, or Handicapped or disabled and living in a housing facility where a meal program is operated.
Senior restaurant- 60+years and have gotten a voucher prior to going to participating restaurant.

Is Shelter?

No

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