Home services are meant for those who live at home but who are unable to look after themselves without assistance. The services are for all age groups. General service is provided during the day, but it is possible to apply for a brief visit or a short attendance in the evenings and at weekends if necessary. The service is varied and it the aim is to fulfil the needs of everybody. Social support, encouragement and fellowship are important factors in the job. Home service staff also assist with general housekeeping activities.
You can apply for Home service at the Municipal Service Centre in your district by filling in an application there or apply through the City of Reykjavík’s website and submit a completed application at a Municipal Service Centre.
Those that are unable to cook for themselves and feel unable to go to the nearest community centre for a meal may have hot meals delivered to their homes daily.
You can apply for meal deliveries at the Municipal Service Centre in your district by filling in an application there. Or apply through City of Reykjavík’s website and submit a completed application at a Munisipal Service Centre.
Note that hot meals can be bought at lunchtime at the City of Reykjavik’s Community Centres. Coffee and extras are also available there. Lunch can be applied for at the community centre by telephone 411 9450 and ordered at a day’s notice. It is also possible to put your name down for food on particular days.