Twice a week, on a Tuesday and Thursday, the Sherburn Visiting Scheme volunteers gather at the Eversley Park Centre in Sherburn in Elmet to cook and deliver a frozen Apetito meal for the local elderly residents. This hot meal is delivered directly to their door between 12:00 and 13:00. This service is also available on a temporary basis, for example, after a stay in the hospital. Dietary requirements such as gluten-free or vegetarian options can also be catered to.
The Meals on Wheels service is much more than just a food delivery service, as part of Meals on Wheels, we also ensure the resident is happy and well by checking up on them twice a week when we deliver the meal to their door.
The cost of the service is £5.00. If you would like to order a meal or know someone who would, please call the office on 01977 681 828.
If you can help by giving a small amount of your time, we require reliable volunteers to help cook the meals at the Eversley Park Centre, drivers to help transport the cooked meals and volunteers to accompany the driver to help deliver the cooked meals to the local elderly. Please visit our Get Involved page on our website for more information.
The scheme is becoming under increasing pressure due to the increased number of people using the service and the retirement of some of our longstanding drivers. The need for new drivers is vital for the service to continue.