... by community working together
About Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels West Contra Costa County is a California Nonprofit Corporation recognized as a charitable organization under Section 501c(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Fed Tax ID 94-3160266.
Get to Know Us
Meals on Wheels West Contra Costa Region (WCC) exists to enable seniors to successfully age in place with access to high-quality support services that preserve and protect their dignity, quality of life, and independence.
Senior citizens aged 60 and older, are the fastest growing population segment in Contra Costa County. Many are homebound and unable to obtain nutritious daily meals to maintain their health and remain independent in the comfort and security of their own homes. Meals on Wheels of West Contra Costa must find the community resources to meet this rapidly growing need.
Who We Help
The average Meals on Wheels participant in West Contra Costa County is 65 years old, lives alone or with a family member, and has one or more chronic health conditions that prevents them from preparing or shopping for nutritious daily meals. Most live below the Bay Area basic low-income standards and many must choose whether to pay for food, medicines, rent or utilities with their meager resources.
Then and Now