This Virtual Booth is your 1-Stop place for information provided from our exhibit booth at community events. Here are answers to people's frequently asked questions at the booth and additional links to even more resources.
Apply Yourself or Refer Somebody
Age 60 or above
Homebound - Due to health issues and/or dependent on others for transportation
Unable to prepare meals & nobody available to prepare meals
What Do Meals Look Like?
A Registered Dietitian determines the menu. The catered meals exceed one-third of the recommended dietary allowance for older adults.
For information on applying for a CalFresh EBT card to buy food at participating grocery stores and Farmers' Markets, fill out the Contact form.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients may apply.
Food can be purchased online with a CalFresh EBT card at Walmart and Amazon.
Get more Community Resources
Sign Up on RSVP Call Back List
Social Distancing delivering protocols
A Caravan (formerly Ride Along) on your first visit to the office
Set your own schedule of 1 day or more. A shift is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - that's a minimum of 2 hours a week.
Substitute option to fit within your schedule
Training and ongoing support
After the Caravan say "Yes!" to get a Route assignment.
See video and more information About Volunteering for pre-Covid-19 delivery procedure.
Submit a Contact form to be placed on RSVP Call Back List. Calls will be made when the normal deliver schedule resumes and volunteer positions available.
West Contra Costa County Region
Which cities do you deliver to?
Deliveries are made to clients living in Crockett, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Hercules, Kensington, North Richmond, Pinole, Point Richmond, Port Costa, Richmond, Rodeo, and San Pablo.
Requests to deliver near your specified city are accommodated to the best of our ability and based on client needs.
Qualifications to Volunteer
Age 18 or over
Possess Driver's License
Possess automobile insurance
What is the procedure?
These are the few straightforward steps to deliver meals to clients. Meals on Wheels delivering is the perfect opportunity for collegiates, persons looking to gain community service experience, or retirees looking for an activity. By delivering meals, you'll provide a human service to your West Contra Costa community while getting personal satisfaction of helping others.
Put on face mask & gloves.
Pick up your Route assignment.
Load meal containers
into your vehicle
Drive and deliver meals to clients using social distancing
Return containers to the office