PoCoMo Meals on Wheels logo
Tel: 604-942–7506

Email: pocomomealsonwheels@hotmail.com

Mailing Address:
PO Box 304
1628 Industrial Avenue
Port Coquitlam BC
V3C 2A0

Serving Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody

Neighbour helping neighbour in the community since 1981

WHAT IS MEALS ON WHEELS?

POCOMO Meals on Wheels is a service providing home delivery of nutritional meals throughout the Tri-City area using a network of volunteer drivers to the residents of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody who are unable to shop, prepare or cook meals for themselves.

BENEFITS

In addition to the nutritional benefits available through this service, provision is made for: You can arrange for this service yourself, or through referrals from family, friends, doctors, health and social agencies.

PREPARATION AND DELIVERY

Meals are planned and prepared fresh daily, by local dietary staff, to a standard approved by the local health agency. All meals are delivered hot in special containers designed for Meals on Wheels and served in disposable dishes. Each meal consists of soup and crackers, a main portion of either meat or poultry, potatoes, pasta or rice, a vegetable, dessert and juice.

Special diets include: diabetic, low cholesterol and minced but individual likes and dislikes cannot be taken into consideration.

Meals are picked up and delivered by a group of dedicated volunteers and delivered between 11.00 a.m. and 1.30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

No deliveries are made on Saturday, Sunday or statutory holidays.

Frozen meals to accommodate weekends and holidays can be arranged.

CANCELLATION OF MEALS

Meals may be cancelled by calling 604-942-7506 before 10:00am the day before. Cancellations for Monday must be made before 10:00am on Friday. Clients will be billed for meals not cancelled.

METHOD OF PAYMENT

The cost is $5.50 for each meal and accounts are due monthly.

Payment may be made by cash or cheque to the volunteer collector, or on receipt of a requested invoice.

Please make cheques payable to: POCOMO MEALS ON WHEELS

VETERANS please note:

Some veterans may qualify for funding from Veterans Affairs Canada.

Applications for this funding must be made by the recipient or family.

Please call the VAC Representative at 1-866–522-2122

PERSONAL INFORMATION PROTECTION ACT

In accordance with the B.C. Personal Information Protection Act, delivery of meals is dependant upon the personal information you provide, which will remain in our records. This information is only available to the volunteers who have successfully completed a personal security check.

GOVERNMENT SUBSIDY AND SPONSORSHIP

POCOMO Meals on Wheels Society is a non profit, volunteer organization and donations will be gratefully received.

Financial support is acknowledged from: Generous donations are also acknowledged from: and individual donations from clients and volunteers.