Homebound Meals

More than Just a Meal!

Meal Delivery with Increased Capacity

Protecting the health and safety of our customers, volunteers and staff is of utmost importance.  With this in mind we will be doing the following:

  • Homebound meal delivery continues. We’ve increased our capapcity.
  • Volunteers reporting for duty are screened using the CDC COVID-19 screening tool.
  • We practice ServSafe® packaging guidelines including hand washing and glove use adding masks in all food service programs.
  • Families can choose a pickup option should they be concerned about home delivery, call 920-448-4300.

Meals are delivered by friendly volunteers to homebound older adults throughout Brown County.

Stay in your home…stay independent.

Enjoy a hot, nutritious lunch from the comfort of home!

Persons receiving a meal say it helps them continue living in their home.

It’s more than just a meal.

Along with lunch comes a short visit, wellness check, and links to other services and support.

Am I eligible for a meal*?

You may be eligible for meals if you are:

  • Age 60 or older, for the most part homebound and unable to safely prepare meals on your own
  • The spouse of someone who is eligible for meals
  • Adult with a disability living with an eligible person who is receiving meals

*Adults under age 60 may qualify. Meals provided to FamilyCare or IRIS applicants with a meal authorization.  Please call.

How do I sign up?

Call ADRC (920) 448-4300 to schedule a visit to meet with you in your home.

Professionals can make referrals through the online application: English or Spanish 

FAQ

What's for Lunch?

Click this ADRC Menu Link to go to the Resource Library.  Monthly menus are at the top of the list!

I’m on Family Care/IRIS can I get meals delivered?

Meals are available with a service authorization.

Work with your Care Manager/Care Consultant to include meals in your care plan.

How long can I get meals delivered?

Meals are available on a long-term or temporary basis depending on your needs. Some receive meals short-term while recovering from illness or surgery, while a caregiver is out of town, or when driving is more difficult like winter.

Or you can receive meals long-term helping you stay in your home so you or your caregiver have one less meal to shop for and prepare.

When and where are meals delivered?

Meal delivery is around the noon hour and is available Monday – Friday in most parts of Brown County, including:

  • Green Bay
  • De Pere
  • Pulaski
  • Denmark
  • Howard
  • Parts of Ashwaubenon
  • Suamico (Tuesday and Thursdays only)
  • Wrightstown (Tuesday and Thursdays only)  

Call 920-448-4300 to find out about delivery in your area.

Can you provide for my special diet?

We serve a general diet.  Go to this ADRC Monthly Menu link to see what’s for lunch.

Special diet meals i.e.: low-sodium, texture modified, and gluten free meals are not available.  To learn more about services for special dietary needs, call us at 920-448-4300.

All meals contain grains, protein, 1% milk, at least 3 servings of fruits and/or vegetables, and most days a dessert.  We try to limit sodium content by not adding salt during cooking, but some processed items will be higher in sodium.

Is there a cost?

Meals are available on a donation basis for eligible customers.  The suggested donation is $4.00 per meal.  Donations are voluntary and confidential.  No eligible participant will be denied meals based on their ability to contribute.

FamilyCare or IRIS participants can get meals provided if they are included included your care plan and invoiced to the Managed Care Organization.

How do I sign up for homebound meals?

You or your caregiver can call us at 920-448-4300 or email at bc.adrc.hbm@browncountywi.gov and we will schedule a visit to meet you in your home.

Professionals can make referrals through the online application: English or Spanish 

All applications are subject to eligibility criteria review and route availability.

Approved applicants can begin meals in as little as two days.

We Need You!

Enjoy working with older adults?
There are volunteer opportunities for packaging, serving and meal delivery.

Flexibility to fit your schedule!
Call 920-448-4300 to learn more.

ADRC Menu

Take a look at the menu. Monthly menus include a variety of meals for every taste. (ADRC Menu for Homebound meal delivery, Community Cafes and Pick-up.)

Homebound Meals

ADRC Homebound Meal Program

Printable flyer about the homebound meal program.

Homebound Meals On-Line Application

Secure on-line applications to be used by professionals to make referrals for the ADRC Homebound Meal Program.  Individuals interested in Homebound Meals call 920-448-4300.  Homebound Meals page link.

Homebound Meals Referral (Spanish)

Secure on-line form to be used by professionals to make referrals for the ADRC Homebound Meal Program.  Individuals interested in Homebound Meals call 920-448-4300.  Homebound Meals page link.

Other Resources

Brown County Food Resources

Information about pantries, community meals, food share, and other programs that provide food assistance.

Despensas de Alimentos en el condado de Brown

Un recurso con informacion sobre despensas de alimentos, comedores comunitarios, FoodShare y otras programas que proveen la assistencia de comida.

Disabilities

Employment Guide for Persons with Disabilities

Outlines employment options including information on job assistance for older adults, veterans, and adults with disabilities. Examples are Social Security Administration Work Incentive programs, how to find funding, assistive technology, and legal issues and advocacy.

Information and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities

List of organizations that assist persons with disabilities and their families, i.e.: finding services, assistive technology, and support groups in addition to providing education and advocacy on disability related issues and so much more.

Durable Medical Exquipment - Donate - Purchase Used List

ADRC and Options for Independent Living Loan Closets are closed to lending and accepting items.

List of sources for donating equipment you have or to purchase used equipment.  Examples are assistive devices for the bathroom, bedroom, walkers, canes, wheelchairs, etc.  If you need to explore more options call the ADRC at 920-448-4300 for assistance.

Programs for Individuals with Disabilities

List of organizations that serve persons with disabilities with programs to help them stay active and learn new skills.

Respite Options for People with Special Needs

Explains what respite is, why it’s important, available respite options and where to get assistance to sort through those options.

ASPIRO

aspiroinc.org. 920-498-2599, 1673 Dousman Str., Green Bay, WI Agency serving individuals with disabilities.  Services such as early intervention, employment, and day services, and more.

CP

www.wearecp.org. 920-337-1122, 2801 South Webster Avenue, Green Bay, WI  Provides aquatic exercise, therapy services, adult day services, childcare, advocacy, and information.

Curative Connections

curativeconnections.org. 920-468-1161, 2900 Curry Ln, Green Bay, WI  A wide variety of services for older adults and adults with disabilities.  Dementia, adult day services, training and employment, rehabilitation, transportation and more.

Options for Independent Living

Optionsil.org. 920-590-0500, 555 Country Club Road, Green Bay, WI Disability showcase model home and office.  Get hands on experience with assistive technology and adaptive equipment.  Provides advocacy, peer support, information, and referral.

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