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Prairie Five Community Action Council, Inc.

Home Delivered Meals

Prairie Five Community Action Agency - Main Office

719 N 7th St, Ste 302, Montevideo, MN, 56265

(320) 269-6578

Website

https://prairiefive.org/programs/meals-program

Service Details

Description

Meal delivery programs prepare and deliver nutritious meals to older adults and people with disabilities who are unable to make the food for themselves or travel to a meal site.


Additional Information

The Prairie Five Meals Program serves 24 communities with home delivered and frozen meals.


Frozen meals are available for weekend, holiday, emergency and rural delivery.


Special diets are available with a doctors order


About This Location

Learn more about this service when paid for under the waivers, the Alternative Care Program, and the Essential Community Supports program in the Community-Based Services Manual.

Eligibility
To receive this service under the Alternative Care (AC), Essential Community Supports (ECS) and Elderly Waiver (EW) programs:
* The person must have an assessed need for the service that is documented in their support plan
* The service must be the most cost-effective method to provide the person with a nutritionally balanced meal

To receive this service under the Brain Injury (BI), Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI), Community Alternative Care (CAC) and Developmental Disabilities (DD) waivers:
* The person must be age 18 or older
* The person must be unable to prepare their own meals due to their disability
* The person must have an assessed need for the service that is documented in their support plan
* The service must be the most cost-effective method to provide the person with a nutritionally balanced meal
* No one else is available to prepare the meals

If you have waiver funding, the support plan (based on an assessment of your needs) determines which services are funded through your waiver.

Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Big Stone County 
    • Chippewa County 
    • Lac qui Parle County 
    • Swift County 
    • Yellow Medicine County 
  • Organization Type
    • Community Action Partnership 
  • Payment
    • Alternative Care Waiver (AC) 
    • Brain Injury Waiver (BI) 
    • Community Access for Disability Inclusion Waiver (CADI) 
    • Community Alternative Care (CAC) Waiver 
    • Developmental Disabilities Waiver (DD) 
    • Elderly Waiver (EW) 
    • Essential Community Supports (ECS) 
    • Private pay 
    • Sliding fee scale 
    • Title III 
  • Specialization
    • People with low income 

Eligibility

Age 60+ and their spouse


Residents of Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Swift and Yellow Medicine Counties


Application Instructions

Call the dining site to reserve a meal or for home delivery.


Fees

Suggested donation rate is $4.50 for ages 60+, $8 for those under 60.
Children under 12 pay $4 and receive 1/2 portions.


Food Stamps (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) vouchers) accepted


Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday


Food Shelf:
9:00am - 12:00pm, Monday - Friday
1:00pm - 4:00pm, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday


Area Served

Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Swift, and Yellow Medicine Counties


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (320) 269-6578
TDD (320) 269-6988
Toll Free (800) 292-5437

Last Update

4/22/2024

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