MIRA USA Informs: Meals on Wheels and Beat the Heat – Houston
1. The government food program, Meals on Wheels (MOW), delivers meals to the homes of individuals (typically seniors) who lack mobility, cannot shop for food or prepare it themselves.
People who are eligible for the program and want to enroll must contact the “contractor” assigned to the zip code they live in. Each Meals on Wheels agency makes the meals, gathers volunteers, and ultimately delivers the meals to seniors.
For eligibility, find the provider in your area, and the phone numbers to apply, visit the website that will be in the video description.
2. Reliant’s Beat the Heat portable air conditioner program assists eligible seniors, disabled individuals, and families without means to cool their homes.
If you are a resident of Precinct 2 in East Harris County, please contact Precint2gether at 713-274-2222 for details.
Otherwise, please call the Harris County Area Agency on Aging at 832-393-4301 to learn more.