Albany County
DEPARTMENT for AGING
Harold L. Joyce Albany County Office Building
162 Washington Avenue | Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518) 447-7177 | Fax: (518) 447-7188
George Brown, Commissioner

Home Delivered Meals

One or two balanced meals are delivered to the homebound including anyone age 60 years or older. Contributions are suggested, but not required.

To be eligible an individual must meet all three of the following criteria:

  1. Is incapacitated due to accident, illness, or frailty.
  2. Lacks the support of family, friends, or neighbors.
  3. Is unable to prepare meals because of lack/inadequacy of facilities, or inability to shop, cook or prepare meals safely, or lack knowledge or skill.

Call Albany County NY Connects at (518) 447-7177 for an intake. (Referrals can be made by family, friends, or community agencies.)

Questions? Call us! (518) 447-7177