About Meals on Wheels in Weston, Connecticut
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Meals on Wheels is a non-profit, volunteer-based service that delivers nutritious meals in Weston, CT to people who are elderly or disabled, homebound, and unable to prepare their own meals.
In Weston, the program is sponsored and subsidized by the Town of Weston through the Weston Department of Human Services (203-222-2663).
The volunteer driver program is organized by the Weston Women's League's volunteer MOW driver coordinator.
Meals on Wheels in Weston are delivered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. One volunteer driver uses his or her own car to pick up and deliver all the meals. In Weston, the list of recipient households is 12 or under. It usually takes from 1.5 to 2 hours to deliver all the meals.
Dept. of Social Services:
Webmaster and MOW Driver Coordinator:
Meals on Wheels in Weston are delivered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. One volunteer driver uses his or her own car to pick up and deliver approximately 12 meals. It takes from 1.5 to 2 hours to deliver all the meals. Meals on Wheels are delivered regardless of weather or holidays except in unsafe conditions.
Drivers sign-up on any basis (using the online signup system available to registered users) that suits their schedule. Any level of participation is appreciated.
PICKUP IS AT 11:30 A.M. AT WESTPORT SENIOR CENTER.
Each recipient usually gets 2 hot bags and 2 cold bags. Names are marked on bags. If the numbers of meals do not match what is on the recipient list, please phone one of the MOW contacts as soon as possible to check.
When delivering, refer to the instructions on the recipient list (which is available upon sign-in to this site). If no one comes to the door, leave the meals somewhere obvious and call one of the contacts so we can follow up.
If you have reason to believe that the occupant of the house needs assistance, call Weston Police at 203-222-2666. In an emergency, call 911. Please follow up with one of the MOW contacts.
Directions to Pick-Up
Westport Senior Center
In Case of Bad Weather
Please use your best judgment when scheduled to deliver during bad weather. If you feel that your vehicle is not well suited to driving in snow or ice, do not feel compelled to put your own safety at risk. Either get a substitute, or call Johanna Pfund (203-858-9946) as soon as possible. If you are in the middle of the route and find that one of the intended recipient's driveways is too bad to negotiate, do not deliver the meal: CALL US AS SOON AS POSSIBLE and we will arrange for something to be done.