Contact Us

Blacktown Meals on Wheels
Gribble Place, Blacktown NSW 2148
PO Box 947, Blacktown NSW 2148
Tel: 9622 6183
Fax: 9676 8260
E-mail: info@blacktownmow.com.au

Get to know our staff … and what they do

Rebecca Waterhouse
Manager
My name is Rebecca Waterhouse and I am the Manager at Blacktown Meals on Wheels, I have been working in this role since May 2010, I come from a Community Development background and have had over 20 years’ experience in various roles within the local community, including the Housing Communities Program Worker where I worked with public housing residents across Mt Druitt, engaging with local groups and supporting them to run projects and community development initiatives. I have also worked in Community Housing assisting people to improve their living standards when they are under housing stress, and those with high support needs.
I am responsible for the day to day operations and management of Blacktown Meals on Wheels. Blacktown Meals on Wheels provides essential, nutritionally balanced meals and social events to clients, and carers. We have a very hard working and dedicated staff and Volunteers, who are committed to supporting our clients and their families.

Gizelle Thomas Assistant
Bookkeeper/Assistant Manager
My name is Gizelle Thomas . This is my tenth year at Blacktown Meals on Wheels as the Assistant Manager/Bookkeeper. My main duties include payroll, accounts receivable and payable. I have 30 years experience in admin/ accounting roles. I really enjoy my job and working closely with my colleagues.  I also work with the volunteers and interact with the clients. I am a keen sports spectator and a mother of 2 daughters and grandmother of 3 grandchildren.
 
Amber Bulbert
Team Leader/Food Services and Social Support
I have worked for Meals on Wheels for over 9 years and I really enjoy my work. My role involves assisting new and current clients, promoting the service, working closely with Social Day staff and volunteers, organising the activities and outings. I also support the Volunteer Team Leader in organising training for the volunteers and other events. I enjoy going for walks and reading. I love spending time with my family and have two children.
 
Anthea Scott
Team Leader/Volunteers and Home Clients
 
I have been part of the Meals on Wheels team for just under a year. My main role is managing our volunteers, preparing their roster, training, and other functions. I look after the home clients and work with the Social Support team leader with our social day clients at lunches and outings. I enjoy working with the staff, volunteers, and clients. In my spare time I like to watch a movie or just hang out with my 6-year daughter and partner.  
 
Mellissa Gregory
Senior Food Assistant
My name is Mellissa Gregory and I have worked at Meals on Wheels for 11years. I started as a volunteer after doing childcare for 20 years. I am now the Senior Food assistant which involves packing meals for clients, ordering the meals from suppliers, stock control and oversee the running of the kitchen. I have 2 daughters and 1 son and 2 beautiful grandsons.
 
Jill Hartshorn
Food Assistant
My name is Jill and I have worked for Meals on Wheels for nearly 10 years as a food assistant/packer. My background is in aged care which was my career for 10 years. I came from the UK in 1972. I have 3 children and 5 gorgeous grandchildren.
 
Maria Torchia
Cook – Social Days
My name is Maria. I have been working for Meals on Wheels as a cook since April 2016. My role requires me to cook nutritious and wholesome meals for the clients. I also cook for different events throughout the year. The clients love playing games of bingo and enjoy morning tea, entrée, main meal and dessert. I also cook for different events throughout the year.