Project Open Hand’s Homebound/Critically Ill (HCI) program is designed to provide  home-delivered nightly meals to patients who are homebound due to a critical medical condition, and otherwise unable to prepare meals for themselves.

Eligibility: The HCI Program serves eligible San Francisco and Alameda county residents for six months based on the following criteria:

  • Patient is recovering from a recent (within the past 30 days) trauma, injury, or surgery that renders them homebound and otherwise unable to prepare a meal for him or herself, OR
  • Patient is experiencing an acute exacerbation of a chronic condition, which temporarily renders them homebound, OR
  • Patient has a terminal diagnosis

Please print this form and have your doctor fill it out. This form is in PDF format and requires Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download Reader for free if you don’t already have it installed in your computer.

If you have questions regarding the HCI Program or certification form, please contact the Client Services Department:

San Francisco - (800) 551-6325 or 415-447-2326

Alameda County - (510) 622-0221


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