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Food Services
Meals on Wheels

Benalla Rural City Council Meals on Wheels Service provide appetising and culturally appropriate meals five days a week, within the town boundaries.  A weekend service is available when you have just been discharged from hospital or if it has been identified to meet your needs.

If you live outside Benalla township boundaries, frozen meals well be made available for pick-up from Benalla Community Care.

Meals are freshly cooked daily at Benalla Health.  Three courses are provided, including soup, main course and sweets.  A vitamin C supplement is provided weekly.

Special requirements.

We can cater for special dietary requirements to match your unique dietary needs - for example diabetic, low fat, low cholesterol, soft foods, vegetarian, cultural etc.

Delivery of meals

A team of dedicated volunteers deliver meals daily. Your meal should arrive at your home between 11.30 am and 12.30 pm.  No meal will be left if you are not in attendance.

If you intend being away, you must make prior arrangements with the Food Services Team Leader to suspend your service.

To cancel a meal please phone:  

Food Services Team Leader

Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5 pm  

Phone:  03 5761 2250

Benalla Rural City On Call Service Weekends and Public Holidays:

Phone:  03 5761 2250 or 03 5760 2600

Community Meals Program

Share a meal with other members of the community and enjoy guest speakers on the day.

Benalla Community Meal, Lakeside Centre, Arundel Street, Benalla.

On the last Friday of the month a two course meal is provided.

Bookings are made with the Food Services Team Leader on 03 5761 2250 (at least two (2) days prior).

Senior Citizens Thursday Community Meals are held at the Senior Citizens Club Rooms, Fawckner Drive, Benalla.

A two course meal is provided weekly on Thursdays.

Bookings are made directly with Senior Citizens on 03 5762 2643 at least two (2) days prior.

Centre Based Meals
Community meals are served at Benalla Senior Citizens Community Facility each Thursday. Bookings must be phoned in by 9.00 am on Tuesday to the Senior Citizens Centre by telephoning: 03 5762 2643
Community Meal Program
The Community Meal Program is held on the last Friday of the month at the Redgum Room, Benalla Lakeside Sports and Entertainment Centre at 12 noon. Benalla Showgrounds entry is via Maud Street off Arundel Street, Benalla. Cost is $15.00 per head. Guest speaker and entertainment organised.  The Program is open to all residents of Benalla Rural City aged 65 years or over. Please contact Food Services Department to make a booking (essential) on 03 5761 2250.

For assistance or further information contact Council's Customer Relations Team on the options available below. Alternatively you may contact reception at Benalla Community Care Centre 45 Coster St Benalla on 5761 4500.

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