Frequently Asked Questions


Do I qualify?

Yes! There’s no referral needed, and we are happy to serve you regardless of finances, age, or ability.

Which food delivery option is best for me?

If you’re looking for daily delivery of chilled meals and are happy to eat what the Chef selects, Chef’s Daily Special is the best choice. If you’re looking for more choice, or you have a family to feed we suggest the My Choice frozen options.

Are subsidies available?

Yes — for Our Chef’s Daily Special, please contact Client Services to determine what the cost of your meal service will be.

When does delivery happen?

Our volunteers deliver meals to your door from 11:00am - 1:00pm Monday through Friday. Our Chef’s Special clients will receive weekend meals on Fridays. My Choice Menu orders placed online have a delivery or pick-up option. On checkout, you can choose whether you would like your order delivered or held available for pick-up. Our free delivery occurs between 11am - 1pm, Monday - Friday. Pick-ups are from the Calgary Meals on Wheels main office (5759 80 Ave SE) between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m, Monday - Friday. Reminder! Orders placed before 12 pm will be delivered, or ready for pick-up, within two (2) business days.

How many meals a week will I receive?

The number of meals is up to you, from a minimum of three dinners a week, with the option to add breakfast, lunch, dinner and baked goods seven days a week.

Can I try it out first?

Of course! Sometimes you have to taste for yourself. You can try our Dinner Sampler, featuring your choice of four meals delivered to your door, for $24.

Do you accommodate special diets?

We sure do. We offer gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, and religious observances. We also offer texture modifications, as well as modifications for allergies.

Other questions?