Providing Much-Needed Support to Seniors and the those with Disabilities

Published on April 21, 2020

The Province is investing $11 million to help deliver meals, medicines and other essentials to those in need. 

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  • The province is working with the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) to launch a new Ontario Community Support Program to expand existing Meals on Wheels services to reach low-income seniors and people with disabilities and chronic medical conditions across Ontario. The program will also develop the capacity of community organizations and others to help deliver medication and other essentials.
  • To identify a Meals on Wheels provider in your local community and request service, visit
  • Those without Internet access or who require service in a language other than English or French, can dial 211 or 1-877-330-3213 (toll free). TTY service is also available by calling 1-888-340-1001.
  • Also, volunteer organizations can now visit to post volunteer opportunities available in their communities. Ontarians interested in volunteering are also encouraged to check the website for opportunities to make a difference where they live.