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WoodGreen Community Services – Adult Day Program

Group Name: WoodGreen Community Services – Adult Day Program

Description: Celebrating 75 years of success in 2012, WoodGreen Community Services is one of the largest social service agencies in Toronto. A founding United Way of Toronto member agency, WoodGreen has grown to span 32 locations and serves 37,000 people each year. WoodGreen helps people find safe, affordable housing, seniors live independently, internationally-trained professionals enter the job market, parents access childcare, children and youth access after-school programs, newcomers settle in to Canadian life, homeless and marginalized people get off the streets and youth find meaningful employment and training.

The Adult Day Program is a supervised social recreational program for English and Chinese speaking seniors who are frail or have dementia. We provide escorted transportation to and from the program for seniors living within our catchment area. Our program specializes in people who are living with the effects of a stroke and creates an opportunity to interact with peers in supportive stimulating environment. This program will serve as an alternative respite measure for caregivers in need of relief and support.

Where: 721 Broadview Avenue | 840 Coxwell Avenue | 811 Danforth Avenue | Toronto, ON

When: Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Contact: 416-572-3575 | info@woodgreen.org | www.woodgreen.org | ccwscentralintake@woodgreen.org

Etobicoke Services for Seniors – Caregiver Support

Group Name: Etobicoke Services for Seniors – Caregiver Support

Description: Etobicoke Services for Seniors (ESS) is a not-for-profit agency committed to supporting seniors in their desire to remain in their own homes and community. Their agency’s programs, services and facilities have been designed to meet the unique needs of the elderly in our community. Individuals who access our services may be frail, isolated, living with memory-related disorders such as Alzheimer’s Disease, or recovering from a stroke.

Being a caregiver can be both rewarding and overwhelming. We understand that at times it can be emotionally and physically stressful, and that you may be in need of extra support to help you take a break and cope with being a caregiver. We offer many different support services that allow you to take a needed rest, and give you time to complete daily activities, while knowing that your loved one is in a safe and respectful environment receiving quality, attentive, professional care.

Where: 2245 Lawrence Ave. West | Etobicoke, ON M9P 3W3

When: Call for more information.

Contact: 416-243-0127 | agency@esssupportservices.ca | www.esssupportservices.ca

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