Meals on Wheels

If you have difficulty preparing your own meals or obtaining meals from anywhere else, Leeds Black Elders Association can deliver a nutritious meal to your home.

Leeds Black Elders Association delivers Community Meals which are provided by the Leeds City Council.  There is a wide choice of meals which include: African-Caribbean; Halal and vegetarian to name but a few.  All meals are culturally-sensitive and are freshly prepared daily and delivered by our friendly meals delivery staff, ready for you to eat .

The price of the meal will be in line with Social Services evaluation process

The meals on wheels service has been in operation since late 2002. The uptake of this scheme is extremely successful and Leeds Black Elders envisage the demand for this service will increase greatly in the future.

Service available to:

To any person aged over 55 and lives within the Leeds 6, 7, 8 and 9 area and who are in need of this service.

Delivery Days:

The Meals on Wheels service is available 6 days a week - Monday to Saturday.


If you would like to be referred for this service, please contact the Leeds Black Elders Association office.  We can put this referral in for you quickly and the service can usually start the next day.

Delivery Times:

The meals are delivered between 11.30am and 2:00pm (on selected days as stated above).

Dietary Needs:

All dietary needs are catered for so please ensure that you inform us of your particular requirement when you contact us.  

Payment Method:

All meals cost £4.50 per day for a hot meal, dessert and a free box of juice is also provided.  If you would like a light tea (usually sandwiches, dessert and fruit juice), this can be provided at an extra cost of  £2.50 and will be delivered at the same time as your hot meals.  

The service-user will be sent a monthly invoice from the Leeds City Council for the cost of the meals.

If you require this service please contact:

Leeds Black Elders Association 

3 Reginald Terrace 


LS7 3EZ 

0113 2374332


Assessments & Referrals

Once contact is made with the Leeds Black Elders Association an initial assessment will be carried out on the service user, this will determine the individual's needs.

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Contact LBEA

Tel: 0113-2374332
Fax: 0113-237 4313
Email: contact us via our email form

Address: 3 Reginald Terrace, Leeds, LS7 3EZ

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