Community Support Service agencies offer a number of programs and services to assist you or your family member to maintain health and remain in your home. While there may be a fee attached to some of the services, all efforts to keep your cost at an affordable level are considered.
Teams consisting of clients, family member/significant others, staff members and community professionals work together as an integrated team to provide a holistic approach to support the client. Services are based on the unique and individual needs of each person.
Therapeutic, social, and recreational activities for seniors. Services include some personal care, health promotion, peer support and individualized programming.
This program consists of therapeutic, social, and recreational activities for people living with Alzheimer’s disease or other related types of dementia. Programs include recreational activities, including physical exercise, social interaction, mental stimulation, spiritual activities, and caregiver support.
Services for seniors and adults with physical disabilities who are living in a supportive housing setting and require assisted living services, accessible on a 24-hour basis.This service includes homemaking, personal support, attendant services, reassurance services, meal preparation, and other routine activities of living.
This service provides individual and group supports, education, and counselling for caregivers.
Emotional, social and spiritual support to those who are living with a life threatening or terminal illness. These services are offered to individual family members as well as in a group counselling format. Grief and bereavement support is also available after the death of a loved one.
Services are offered to seniors and adults with physical disabilities who are vulnerable and at risk and includes people facing homelessness, a critical or impending change in life situation, abuse or isolation.
Nutritious meals and social activities and / or a fitness program in a group setting at a prearranged location.
LunchAbility is a program for adults with physical disabilities between the age of 18 and 59 that hosts a meal and an activity.
Qualified foot care specialists provide clients with an assessment, foot care services,and advice.
Regular home visits for seniors and adults with physical disabilities from a companion, providing friendship and company.
Linking community members to help with household upkeep and minor repairs, including yardwork and seasonal maintenance.
Providing clients to help with routine household activities such as light housekeeping, shopping, and meal preparation.
Provides seniors and adults with physical disabilities with information and referrals, and directs them to the available and appropriate community support service.
Regular delivery of nutritious, hot or frozen meals to individuals to assist them in maintaining their health and independence at home.
Personal care for people with limited mobility and / or physical disabilities which includes lifts and transfers, bathing, washing, personal grooming and hygiene.
In order to provide relief to caregivers, workers will provide the client with personal care such as bathing, grooming, and dressing. The service will also include an exercise program, meal planning and preparation, and household management such as laundry and light housekeeping.
Temporary relief for primary caregivers while providing enrichment, motivation and companionship for the individual receiving care.
The Snow Go Program helps seniors and people with disabilities find reliable snow removal services. The Snow Go Assist Program supports approved, low-income seniors and people with disabilities who may reimbursed up to 50 per cent of snow removal cost to a seasonal maximum.
Volunteers telephone individuals who are isolated living in the community to verify their well-being and security.
Low-cost transportation services to assist clients to health and medical appointments and programs.