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Shawnee County

Meal Sites 

Hot Meals and Grab n Go Meals

Updated March 2022

Meals on Wheels Eastern Kansas, 2134 SW Westport Drive, Topeka, KS  66614

785-430-2186, www.mowks.org

Home Delivered Meals

Home delivered meals are based on a sliding scale and donations are encouraged. Funding may be available for some individuals. Donations may be made using cash, check, credit card or Vision Card.


  • Person 60 years of age or older who is Homebound(difficulty leaving the home unassisted)
  • Person 60 years of age or older who is Isolated
  • Person 60 years of age or older who is a Caretaker, as long as it is in the participant's best interest
  • Spouse of an Eligible Participant as long as it is in the participant's best interest
  • Disabled or Dependent Individual who resides in a non-institutional setting with an eligible participant and it is in the participant's best interest
  • Registered congregate meal participant who needs a home-delivered meal(s) due to an illness or health condition

Congregate Meal Sites

Meal sites for age 60 & over & or disabled.  Donations are encouraged but there is no set fee.

Noon meal with reservations the day before by 3:00 p.m. at the site or by calling 295-3980.

The spouse of an individual over 60 who accompanies them to the center or if under age 60 you must pay full price for the meal

East Topeka Senior Center                            432 SE Norwood Street            232-7765

First Apartments                                           3805 SW 18th Street                272-6700

Highland Park United Methodist Church        2914 SE Michigan Avenue           266-6555

Lulac Senior Center                                        1502 N Seward Avenue             234-5809

Papan’s Landing Senior Center                        619 NW Paramore Street          232-1968

Madison Street Apartments                           600 SE Madison Street            234-3386

Tyler Towers Apartments                              600 SW 14th Street                

Silver Lake Senior Center                              404 E. Lake                                582-5371

Rossville Senior Center                                  429 Pearl                                   584-6364

Auburn Civic Center                                       1020 Washington St.                                 

Breakthrough House Club House, 1201 SW Van Buren  

Open only to members of the Clubhouse for breakfast and lunch, Monday through Friday.  Membership is required.  Please call 785-232-6960 for details.

Hands of Hope Ministry, 222 NW Jay St., (1 block east of Topeka BLVD., behind Gas n Shop), Mondays, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm, hot evening meal. 

Highland Crest 7th Day Adventist Church, 3225 SE Adams, 266-5537.

Breakfast for children every 4th Saturday at 9:30 a.m. & lunch for children at 1:00 p.m.

Let’s Help, 200 S. Kansas   234-6208

Mon, Wed & Fri. 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (sack lunches give out front door)

Silverbackks Silver Supper – 

Serving Children up to age 18, Monday-Thursday

Central Park Community Center, 1534 SW Clay, meal served at 5:30 p.m.

Hillcrest Community Center, 1800 SE 21st, meal served at 6:00 p.m.

Silverbackks Silver Sunday, 1020 NE Forest Ave.,

Free meal to any age, served grab & go style during COVID-19.

Every Sunday at 11:30. Seconds begin at 12:15, when possible.

Service ends at 12:30 or earlier, if food runs out.

The Salvation Army, 1320 SE 6th, 233-9648, Mon. and Fri. 12 – 1 p.m. hot meal

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. sack lunch.                        

Topeka North Outreach, 233-1370

Operation Backpack Weekend Food Sacks are shared at all North Topeka and Oakland area schools as well as Garfield and Oakland

Community Centers.

Topeka Rescue Mission, 600 N. Kansas   354-1744

A sack with food for breakfast & dinner is provided M – F, 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at the back door. Sat & Sun 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the back door.