Home Delivered Meals

People 60 and over who cannot shop for, or prepare their own meals, often count on nutritious meals delivered to their homes five days a week. If you or someone you know, is unable to take care of meal preparation, a call to (716) 858-8526 can initiate an in-home evaluation for home-delivered meals as well as any other benefits or services for which the older person may be eligible. A doctor's note specifying the type of diet (low-salt, diabetic, etc.) must be supplied.

Once the in-home assessment is complete, a referral for home-delivered meals may be made. When service begins, volunteers will deliver two meals around mid-day Monday through Friday. The menu is planned by registered dieticians to provide two-thirds of the recommended daily adult nutritional requirements. Tailored diets (low-salt, diabetic, and others) will be delivered for those with special dietary needs.

A confidential contribution of $3.50 per meal ($7.00 per day) is suggested and goes toward nutritious meals for seniors in Erie County. The contributions help to maintain and expand the meal program. However, no one will be denied a meal if they cannot contribute.

Call (716) 858-8526 to arrange for an in-home assessment at no cost to you. Experienced Case Managers will also offer information on a wide array of services available.

Other home-delivered meal programs in Erie County that are not directly supported by the Department of Senior Services include:

Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens are located throughout Erie County to serve emergency needs and provide assistance.  Please call the Department’s Intake and Assistance Unit at (716) 858-8526. They will direct you to a nearby Food Pantry, a Dining Room/Soup Kitchen, or assist you with programs conducted by the Salvation Army, Catholic Charities, or Federal Nutrition Programs such as WIC or SNAP. If you or someone you know needs assistance, please call (716) 858-8526.

Grocery Delivery Services are available. Click here for listing.



Grocery Delivery Service

Phone Number

Area of Delivery

Delivery Charge

Other Information

Price Rite
326 W. Delavan
Buffalo 14213


Call for information about outlying areas.

0 – 1 mile = $4
1+ mile = $5

Order before 11am for same day delivery; Food Stamps accepted.

Shop 4 U



Northern Cheektowaga,
Lancaster, Newstead
Call for information about other areas.


$10 fee for orders of $40 or less;

fee is 25% of

total bill over $40.

Call Monday or Tuesday to order and schedule for Wednesday delivery.

Super Saver
Grocery Delivery Service
1482 Broadway
Buffalo 14212


Buffalo /
Erie County

15% of order;

$8 minimum charge;

$13 maximum.

Food Stamps, cash, credit, checks accepted;
delivery according to zip code; call for information.

Dash’s Delivers


Grocery Home Delivery or Store Pickup


499 W. Klein   204-0386

8845 Main      605-2888

1770 Hertel    835-3082

1210 Colvin    874-1989

Online Orders




Home Delivery to the following zip codes:  14031; 14068; 14214; 14216; 14217; 14221; 14223; 14226; 14260; 14261


Delivery times: 

Weekdays: 12noon-2pm;
            3-5pm; 6-8pm

Weekends: 11am-2pm;


$4.99 Introductory charge for home delivery;

$2.99 for
In-store pickup;

$40 minimum order.

Order 4-hours ahead for same day home delivery (see times).


Call (716)204-0386
for more information.

Please note:     This is not a comprehensive list.  Contact stores in your area to inquire about delivery services.