18,700 Meals on Wheels meals were delivered last year throughout the Lakeshore and Essex area.
Transportation is a barrier which affects many seniors and their ability to access health care, particularly for those seniors living in isolated areas.
Tracey Bailey - Executive Director Community Support Centre
Congregate Dining is offered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 12 noon. It is hosted at the Essex Retirees Centre
The Community Food Pantry had nearly 400 visits in 2015 providing food assistance for over 900 adults and children. The Food Pantry also provides School back packs and Coats for Kids in the winter months.
Healthy eating provides essential energy and nutrients for general well being, maintenance of health functional anatomy and prevention of chronic diseases