An initial assessment and a doctor’s referral is required to receive meals. Once eligibility is determined, meal delivery will start right away, followed by an in-home assessment to determine other ways YMOW may be able to assist. These in-home assessments are repeated every six months and are
Why is it important that I cancel my meal?
Part of our job is to ensure your safety. By letting us know of your planned absence, we avoid calling emergency contacts and causing them undue concern. Canceling allows us to avoid wasted food, time and money. Canceling your meals ahead of time shows your respect and appreciation for the
What if I’m not home when meals arrive?
We ask that you call YMOW to tell us of your absence at least 48 hours prior to your scheduled delivery, or by noon Friday to cancel meals for Monday. To cancel a meal, please call our office at 734-487-9669. YMOW reserves the right to discontinue service to clients who repeatedly fail to
What time will my meals arrive each day?
Delivery time is typically between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. If circumstances arise that will affect delivery, we will make attempt to notify clients as soon as possible.
Will the same person deliver my meals every day?
Our care team members generally deliver to the same homes every day. However, a substitute or volunteer may occasionally make the delivery.
Do meals follow nutritional guidelines?
All of our meals are low in fat and sodium and are appropriate for people with diabetes. Each main meal contains an entrée and two vegetables. Each brown bag meal includes a fruit or vegetable, milk or juice, and bread. Please CLICK HERE to see complete nutritional information for all our
Is this a free service?
While YMOW asks for a suggested donation of $3 a day from each client, no one is denied services due to inability to pay. Clients will receive a monthly statement detailing the number of meals received and the suggested donation. Donations can be made in cash or by check and returned in the
Is there an age requirement to receive services?
Anyone who is homebound and cannot prepare meals for themselves may be eligible.