VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
ARRA provided funding for Home Delivered Meals . Established in 1978 under the Older American Act, the program provides meals to seniors who are homebound. This program provides nutritious meals to older adults who cannot leave their homes and cannot personally prepared meals. Also this program has been able to provide the opportunity to check on the welfare of the homebound elderly and make referrals for internal and external services within the community, as needed .