Home Delivered Meals Program

Franklin County Area Agency on Aging

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Description of ServiceArea Agency on Aging operates their own Home Delivered Meal services from each of its eight Senior Activity Centers throughout the county. Meals are delivered Monday through Friday, and are either delivered hot daily, or frozen; delivered in quantities of 5 each week or 10 every two weeks; depending on how close consumer lives to a Senior Activity Center. Persons may request an assessment for Home Delivered Meals by contacting the Area Agency on Aging and completing the intake process with the Information and Referral staff on duty. Aging staff can also provide information about any other home delivered meal services available in the county. Each consumers situation is assessed on an individual basis to determine if home delivered meals are needed or if a consumer is at nutritional risk .
Geographical AreaFranklin
Intake ProcedureIndividuals need to call and schedule the service.
Client Information
Age GroupSenior Citizens
Languages SpokenEnglish, ​ Interpreters provided based on availability​.
Driver's LicenseNot Required
EligibilityMinimum Guidelines• The consumer is 60 years of age or over.• The consumer is a resident of Franklin County.• Consumer is not able to drive or has no alternative means of transportation.Some Other Factors Used to Determining Eligibility• Consumer is determined to be homebound and physically unable to prepare meals independently due to temporary or permanent illness or disability.• Consumer lives alone and is unable to prepare meals independently• Consumer is not able to attend a senior center due to physical or mental conditions or inability to access transportation services.• A consumer’s financial situation and income is such that purchasing food may be a hardship and attending a senior center for a meal is not an option.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesDonation Only
Capacity LimitationsNone
Wait ListNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact Information
Contact's Name Beth Radcliffe
Contact's Phone 717-263-2153
Contact's Email baradcliffe@franklincountypa.gov
Physical Site Address 1 600 Norland Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Chambersburg, PA 17201
Mailing Address 1 600 Norland Avenue
Mailing City, State, Zip Chambersburg, PA 17201
Main Phone 717-263-2153
Fax 717-261-3198
Service Location Email baradcliffe@franklincountypa.gov
Web Address www.franklincountypa.gov
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Franklin County Human Services
Affiliated Program: Franklin County Area Agency on Aging
This Service: Home Delivered Meals Program
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Home Delivered Meals (BD-5000.3500)