WHO WE SERVE
Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels serves all eligible senior citizens age 60 and over living in Fort Bend and Waller Counties. For all active seniors, we provide hot meals and daily recreation activities at 8 congregate center locations throughout both counties. For home-bound seniors, we provide daily and weekly hot meal deliveries throughout Fort Bend and Waller Counties through a network of staff and volunteer drivers.
Each of our services and programs are offered free of charge based on need, regardless of income.
Fort Bend County has a large and growing population of citizens aged 60 years and above. Nearly 10% are prevented from working and live at or below the poverty level. Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels (FBS) currently provides services to 1.2% of this group of citizens. We are continually expanding to reach the seniors in our area who need assistance.
WHERE WE ARE LOCATED
We provide services Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m.to 1:30 p.m at 8 congregate center locations in Fort Bend and Waller Counties. Centers are located in:
- Houston (Southwest)
- Missouri City
- Sugar Land (1 Meals on Wheels distribution location)
Our administrative offices are located at 1330 Band Road in Rosenberg, Texas, behind the Bud O’Shieles Community Center.
Fort Bend Seniors (FBS) is one of Fort Bend County’s oldest non-profit organizations and was formed in 1974 by community leaders. During our first year of service, FBS provided 20,000 hot meals.
By 1976, the program became a non-profit organization 501(c)(3), and in 1981, Fort Bend Seniors joined the United Way of Texas Gulf Coast. FBS is accredited through the Meals on Wheels Association of America as a Certified Nutritional Program.
Fort Bend Seniors now provides Meals on Wheels services to about 2,200 seniors daily. Fort Bend Seniors is the only organization that provides Meals on Wheels to all persons 60 years of age and over regardless of income in Fort Bend or Waller Counties. 91% of FBS’ clients live near or below the poverty level living.
Today, FBS provides comprehensive services and programs including Meals on Wheels, congregate meals, transportation, case management, health screenings, information and referral services, recreation and more. Each of these programs and services enables area seniors to remain in their homes and continue to be an integral part of the community for as long as possible.
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Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels is qualified under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code as a non-profit corporation, and as such contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent as allowed by law.