Hale County Meals on Wheels delivers a nutritious noon-time meal to an average of 140 clients each weekday. Recipients must live in the city limits of Plainview or in the Seth Ward community.
Call the Hale County Meals on Wheels office at (806) 292-9020 for an application, or download the client application from our website. Office hours are 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Eligible clients may have the cost of their meals paid by the Texas Department on Aging and Disability. Qualification is based on age, income and disability. Please contact the Texas Department on Aging and Disability intake number (877) 723-9049, or go by 2907 W. 7th, Plainview, Texas to apply.
Hospice patients are eligible to receive their meals free of charge from community donations and grants.
Hospital and nursing care facility patients that have been released within the last five days are eligible to receive meals free of charge for 10 days. These meals are also funded by community donations and grants.
Hale County Meals on Wheels is the recipient of two grants that allow our organization to deliver meals free of charge to eligible veterans, their spouses, and surviving spouses who are over the age of 65 and would not otherwise qualify for meal assistance under state programs based solely on age, income and disability. Veteran verification forms are located under the “Veterans” tab.
- Funding for meals for Walmart Meals for Texas Heroes is provided to Hale County Meals on Wheels through a grant from the Walmart Foundation. Meals for eligible recipients will be provided with grant funds beginning in April 2014 and will continue until grant funds are exhausted.
- Another grant through the Texas Veteran’s Commission begins July 1, 2014 and will continue until June 30, 2015. This program is supported by a grant from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance. The Fund for Veterans’ Assistanceprovides grants to organizations serving veterans and their families
If none of the above apply, clients pay $4.00 per meal for a noon time meal delivered Monday through Friday.