Services

Lawrence Meals On Wheels serves hot, nutritious meals to the homebound elderly and/or disabled Monday – Friday, with the exception of several holidays, such as Christmas etc. The meals are purchased from Lawrence Memorial Hospital. LMH prepares the meals to meet the individual specifications of each diet order, under the supervision of a licensed dietician.
To qualify for services:
  • You must reside in the city limits of Lawrence
  • You must have a special dietary need
If you are over 60:
  • You must be homebound, meaning you don’t drive and need assistance to go to the doctor, church, hair appts.
  • Or you must be a spouse, caregiver or adult disabled child of someone who is homebound and receiving MOWs.
  • You must have a doctor ordered special diet such as low cholesterol, renal, diabetic, low fat etc. (If you don’t have a special dietary need but are homebound, you may be eligible for home delivered meals from the Douglas County Senior Service Home Delivered Meal Program. Call 842-0543 for further assistance)
If you are under 60:
  • You must be homebound, meaning you don’t drive and need assistance to go to the doctor, church, hair appts.
  • Or you must be a spouse, caregiver or adult disabled child of someone who is homebound and receiving MOWs.
  • You must have a special dietary need, which may mean that you are unable to prepare your own food etc. If you have a special diet, it must be doctor approved.
To see if you qualify, call Lawrence Meals On Wheels at 830-8844