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Midaynta Community Services – Senior Services

Group Name: Midaynta Community Services – Senior Services

Description: Midaynta Community Services is a registered Canadian charity organization that provides settlement services and other programs that advances education by providing courses, seminars, meetings, counseling and other support services for refugees & immigrant in need. Midaynta Community Services is a social and settlement services agency, working to improve the quality of life of newcomers in Toronto and vicinity.

Senior Services
Midaynta joined the Breaking Down the Barriers to Seniors Services project under the Multi Agency Partnership Project (MAPP) in 2003. The program was funded by the United Way of Greater Toronto.
The seniors’ services program was consequently developed over the following 3 years and is run at Weston and Lawrence area. It has become quite popular among the Somali senior population. Through the program, seniors have access to recreational and educational programs, congregate dining, various health-related services, meals on wheels, transportation and escort, home help/homemaking, respite care, adult day programs and seniors’ case management (information and referral, crisis intervention and assistance).

Where: 1992 Yonge Street, Suite 203 | Toronto, ON M4S 1Z8

When: Please call for more information.

Contact: 416-544-1992 | info@midyanta.com | www.midaynta.com

Jean Tweed Centre – Women’s Day Program

Group Name: Jean Tweed Centre – Women’s Day Program

Description: Since its founding, the Centre has evolved and grown to become a leading community-based substance abuse and problem gambling agency for women in Ontario. The Centre offers a wide range of services including residential and day programming; two day programs now exist – one 3 weeks and one 7 weeks for mothers with young children. They also offer out-patient programs including family and trauma counseling, and outreach services in various locations across the city for pregnant and parenting women. Most recently, they have added a second outreach service to women who have mental health and substance use problems as well as involvement in the criminal justice system.

A 3 week intensive day program is available to women who live locally. Here, you will join with women from around the Province, to explore your substance use and/or problem gambling in a way that relates to your goals for the future. You will learn about the impact of your substance use or gambling on your life, your relationships and your health. Every woman will have an individual counselor and take part in a variety of groups that cover themes such as:

  • self-esteem
  • healthy relationships
  • managing emotions
  • effective communication
  • wellness
  • safe coping skills

Where: 215 Evans Avenue | Toronto, ON M8Z 1J5

When: During the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Please call for more information.

Contact: 416-255-7359 | info@jeantweed.com | www.jeantweed.com

Baycrest – Adult Day Program

Group Name: Baycrest – Adult Day Program

Description: Headquartered on a 22-acre campus in Ontario and fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, Baycrest is developing and providing innovations in aging and brain health.
Baycrest combines a comprehensive system of care for aging patients, one of the world’s top research institutes in cognitive neuroscience, dedicated centres focused on mitigating the impact of age-related illness and impairment, and unmatched global knowledge exchange and commercialization capacity.

The Community Day Centre for Seniors is comprised of two programs, each of which provides structured activities:
The Freeman Family Day Centre serves the well elderly and physically frail, as well as seniors with mild cognitive impairment. This program provides stimulation and a renewed sense of independence for isolated or lonely seniors who are living in the community. Hours of operation: Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The Samuel Lunenfeld Mountainview Club serves moderately to severely cognitively impaired elderly. In partnership with the Brain Health Centre Clinics, it also provides specialized programs and environmental support to meet the individual needs of those living in the community with Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) or frontal lobe disturbance. The FTD program includes behaviour management techniques and clinical rounds with a medical team. Hours of operation: Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: 3560 Bathurst Street, 2nd Floor | Toronto, ON M6A 2E1

When: Call for information. There is a daily fee, however subsidies are available for qualified applicants.

Contact: 416-785-2500 Ext. 2223 | www.baycrest.org

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