Department of Aging: Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels provides 2 meals a day to eligible participants throughout Frederick County. A hot meal is delivered midday, accompanied by a cold meal that can be refrigerated and eaten later. Participants must be homebound due to illness or physical limitations,not able to prepare meals and has no caregiver to assist with food shopping and preparation, or cannot safely prepare food due to physical, mental, or emotional impairment.

Meals are planned and prepared to meet the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) for older adults. Special diets currently offered include regular, diabetic/low carbohydrate, and mechanical soft menus. Additional special diets may be available from some vendors.


To submit an application, please print an application from the link below, complete the form and submit it to the Frederick County Department of Aging by email, fax or mail.

Gift Certificates for Meals

Participants, family,  and friends may purchase meals at the Department of Aging's on-line store.


February Menu for clients served by the Adult Detention Center
February Menu for clients served by Homewood

Friends of Meals on Wheels

Friends of Meals on Wheels is planning to host a monthly dining out experience at area restaurants, that will also generate cash back to their program in order to support Frederick County Department of Aging Meals on Wheels. In turn, Friends of Meals on Wheels will donate those funds to FCDOA/MOW  to provide meals for older adults and adults with disabilities.

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