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Community Meals Leeds

Community Meals Leeds is part of Leeds City Council. We provide tasty, nutritious meals delivered directly to your door whilst at the same time ensuring a regular visitor checks that you or someone you care about is safe and well. You can have meals as often as you want – one day a week or every day and these can be delivered 365 days a year.  


Our standard menu offers a choice of three main courses each day, plus a selection of two hot desserts. The standard menu is available to view in the Documents section on this page.

There are meals to meet most dietary needs; a wide range of Kosher, Halal, vegetarian, Asian or Caribbean/West Indian meals as well as catering for special dietary needs, with a range of texture-modified meals for those who have identified swallowing difficulties, as well as diabetic, moderate salt, gluten free, lower fat, dairy-free and reducing options for those with health or ethical dietary requirements. These alternative menus are available upon request by using the contact details in the Contact us section on this page.

Frozen meals service

We offer a more flexible service for people who are able to cook meals as required. Simply choose your selection and complete your order form and your meals will be delivered fortnightly to your home.

Who is the service available to?

Anyone in Leeds who needs it can receive the service. You may be entitled to receive a subsidy if you are assessed as being unable to prepare a meal yourself.

We can provide meals for as long as you need them. It may be you just need a few meals after a stay in hospital, or while family and friends are away, or you may require meals on a regular basis.

If you need information and advice on social care assessments, please visit the Assessing your social care needs page which can be found in the Related Pages section.

Want to find out more?

Please contact us using the contact details in the Contact us section on this page. ​​​​​​

Click to expandHow much does it cost?

£4.75 a day for the hot main & dessert and £2.70 for the tea if provided as part of an approved care package; or £5.85 for the hot main meal and dessert and £2.60 for the tea when it is a self-referral. 

The frozen meals do vary depending on the selection by the service user. Prices range from £2.50 to £3.65 for a main course, and 85p to £1.00 for a dessert.​

Click to expandHow are the meals paid for?

The payment method is by monthly invoice.

Click to expandWhen do you deliver?

365 days a year, hot meals are delivered between 11.30am and 1.45pm. Frozen deliveries are made between 9.00am and 2.00pm.

Click to expandWhere do you deliver?

We deliver anywhere within the Leeds City Council boundary.

Click to expandHow soon can the service begin?

Typically the next working day but might be slightly longer depending on special delivery requirements.​

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