Nutrition

Meals on Wheels Millbrook

Meals on Wheels Millbrook delivers three days a week, to those in need.  We are pledged to serve the residents of the Town of Washington and the Village of Millbrook, and when we are able those in neighboring areas, who do not have access to a similar program.  Please contact us at mealsonwheels@lyallmemorial.org (845-677-3485) to learn if we can assist.

Volunteer with Us!

If you are interested in joining us, we can always use the help. Volunteers can work in the kitchen where cooks prepare the meal, kitchen helpers make sandwiches and package the lunch bags and meal trays, and drivers deliver the meals to our clients in the Millbrook area.  We prepare meals Monday, Wednesday and Friday (except holidays and during bad weather) from approximately 8:30 – 10 AM, drivers start their rounds at 10:00.  If you could volunteer a day a week or a day per month, or even as an occasional fill-in, let us know by calling (845)- 677-3485.


Home Delivered Meals

The Dutchess County Office For The Aging prepares hot meals which are delivered to homebound seniors five days a week (Mon-Fri). The Home Delivered Meals Program allows seniors to remain in their homes and also provides them with daily socialization with the delivery person. Home visit assessments are made by personnel from the Nutrition Program to determine each person’s eligibility. The Office for the Aging’s Home Delivered Meals program operates five days a week (Mon-Fri).   For more information, call (845)486-2555.

Download a handy Home Meal Delivery sheet (.pdf) containing details about available services and contact information


Private Meal Companies

These commercial services provide several meal delivery options, at a higher cost:

Schwans: 888-SCHWANS or www.schwans.com

Mom’s Meals: 866-508-6667 or www.momsmeals.com

Top Chef Meals: 800-616-8044 or www.topchefmeals.com


Grocery Delivery

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First Harvest Pantry At Lyall Memorial Church

Five things you want to know:

  1. The food is delivered on each Tuesday
  2. First Harvest Pantry is open every Tuesday 8:30-10:30 AM, beginning June through October.
  3. Debby will assist you with your selections.
  4. The first to come will be the first served
  5. We have First Harvest bags for you to use.

Delicious vegetables from Stonewood Farm, beef from Walbridge Farm and a variety of bread from Brit Breads.

Vegetables include lettuce, kale, white turnips, radishes and rainbow chard.  Tomatoes and fruit will also become available, and as the season continues there will be more variety to choose from.

Debby will be there to help you and to make suggestions about how to use the vegetables.   Please contact us at (845) 677-3485.


Food for Folks Food Pantry at Lyall Memorial Church

The Food for Folks food pantry is for short term emergency use, addressing needs of those in the local area and it’s residents.

To find out if you qualify please call (845)-677-3485, to make an appointment.


SNAP Benefits

What is SNAP?

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) issues electronic benefits that can be used like cash to purchase food. SNAP helps low-income working people, senior citizens, the disabled and others feed their families.

What can I purchase with SNAP?

Food for your household to eat, such as:

bread and cereals
fruits and vegetables
meats, fish, and poultry
dairy products

Apply In Person: DCFS Eastern Dutchess Government Center
131 County House Road, Millbrook, NY 12545
Tel: (845) 677-5532, Fax (845) 677-5508
M-F   9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Directions

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Monthly Office of the Aging Nutrition Newsletter

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Resources from Dutchess County Office of the Aging  ,  Lyall Memorial Church, and  Dutchess Outreach