Home-delivered food

It is important for all people to be able to have a hearty and nutritious meal every day. People who can't cook on their own can have food delivered right to their door. The food is prepared at the production kitchen of the welfare department at Vitatorg.

What’s on the menu?


Can I have food delivered?

To qualify for food delivery, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a legal resident in Reykjavík
  • Be over 18 years of age
  • Live independently
  • Be assessed in need of home support under the Rules on Support Services

How do I apply for food delivery?

You can apply online for food delivery on My Pages.

You can also fill out an application in PDF format and send it to maturinnheim@reykjavik.is.

What happens if an application is denied?

If your application is denied, and you believe there are exceptional circumstances, you can request a review by the Welfare Council Appeal Board.

How much does home-delivered food cost?

Each meal costs 825 kr. The driving cost is 230 kr. In total, the meal costs 1,055 kr.

A payment slip for delivered food is issued monthly through online banking.

How does the service work?

You will receive the food home on the dates you selected in your application. Food delivery follows a specific delivery schedule. If you would like to make any changes, please contact the production kitchen at Vitatorg at 411 9450 or email maturinnheim@reykjavik.is. You must contact us by 2 pm for changes to take effect the next day.