Home Delivered Meals (Meals on Wheels)
Meals are delivered to those 60 and older or those under 60 who are certified disabled. Meals are delivered Monday through Friday between 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. An intake is done over the telephone and services can usually be started the following day.
Brown Bag is a monthly food distribution for seniors living on St. Paul's East Side. A bag of food containing 10 - 12 items is distributed twice a month at two locations. Applications are available at the MCS office.
Seniors, do you have housekeeping, yard work, or minor repairs that you are physically unable to do? Merrick Community Service's chore program can help. A sliding fee scale is available.
Senior Referral Services
Looking for help for a senior parent, relative, neighbor? MCS' senior referral services help point you in the direction you need to go. If MCS doesn't provide the service, senior staff can tell you who does.
MCS' senior social group meets weekly, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for activities, group trips, socialization and occasional speakers on topics of interest.