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The Four Villages Community Health Centre – Seniors Program

Group Name: The Four Villages Community Health Centre – Seniors Program

Description: The Four Villages Community Health Centre is a non-profit, primary health care facility. Since 1991, we have been providing many needed services to the individuals and families living in our service area. We provide primary health care services and programs that include treatment, prevention of illness, health promotion, and capacity building. Our interdisciplinary team works to provide coordinated services and programs for all ages, with a focus on seniors, families with young children (in particular newcomers) and youth. The services and programs are delivered at the individual, group and community levels.

For Seniors
4CATS (Four Villages & Committed Action Team for Seniors): 4CATS meets monthly to help identify the needs of seniors and advocate for the improvement of services in the community.

Wellness Group: Older adults participate in gentle exercises to stay fit. Information on health related issues and social time are part of each group session. ***Please note that there is a catchment area for service.

Where: 3446 Dundas Street West | Toronto, ON M6S 2S1

When: Please call for more program details.

Contact: 416-604-0640 | www.4villageschc.ca

Baycrest – Seniors Support Program

Group Name: Baycrest – Seniors Support 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 Seniors Support Program provides support to seniors and family caregivers living in the community by consistently staying in touch with them. Through a scheduled weekly telephone call or e-mail, each volunteer will patiently listen to their client, offer encouragement or provide helpful information as required. If individuals need more support a social worker is available. Our services include:

  • A Friendly Telephone Visit (phone call) each week (available in several languages)
  • An email message from ePals each week Access to a social worker for information, referral or brief counseling upon request
  • Hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • These services are free

Who is eligible for these free services? Older adults living at home Caregivers to older family members Those living within the local calling area. After a short consultation with a social worker you will be matched with one of our trained volunteers based on your interests or situation. Your personal volunteer will contact you on the same day every week.

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

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

Community Parent Outreach Program

Group Name: West Neighbourhood House- Community Parent Outreach Program

Description: West Neighbourhood House will work in partnership with the community to promote personal and social change in order to achieve a safe, health and accepting society for all. To this end, we will work with our resources and the strengths of the community. West Neighbourhood House enables less advantaged individuals, families and groups in the community to gain greater control over their lives and within their community.

The central purpose of the Community Parent Outreach Program is to reduce the social isolation of parents from diverse cultures with children 0-6 years old an increase social independence. Languages spoken relating to this group are Tamil, Singhalese, English, Mandarin, Tibetan, and Vietnamese. Participation in the program will:

  • Enable you to build new friendships
  • Enhance your parenting skills
  • Help you adjust to Canadian culture
  • Provide opportunities for you to become active on issues you care about
  • Increase your understanding of diverse cultures
  • Provide accompaniments to community Services
  • Provide information about Parkdale community resources

Where: West Neighbourhood House 1497 Queen Street W – Unit 103 | Toronto, ON M6J 3A2

When: Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Contact: 416-536-1234 Exts. 407, 409, 410 | info@westnh.org | www.weshnh.org

Alzheimer and Frail Elderly Day Program

Group Name: West Neighbourhood House- Alzheimer and Frail Elderly Day Program

Description: West Neighbourhood House will work in partnership with the community to promote personal and social change in order to achieve a safe, health and accepting society for all. To this end, we will work with our resources and the strengths of the community. West Neighbourhood House enables less advantaged individuals, families and groups in the community to gain greater control over their lives and within their community.

Our Adult Day Services programs are multilingual programs that offer social and recreational activities for people with physical or cognitive impairments. Individuals are cared for in a friendly and secure environment where we strive to keep everyone socially active and mentally and physically stimulated. The programs we offer also provide the opportunity for caregivers to have time to themselves and manage the stress of providing care. ***Individuals in this program (Frail Elderly Day Program) need to be referred by Community Care Access Centre (CCAC). ***Our service area is for Adult Day Services Programs is from Bloor Street to Lake Ontario, Roncesvalles Avenue to Yonge Street.

Where: West Neighbourhood House 248 Ossington Avenue | Toronto, ON M6J 3A2

When: Monday to Friday: 8 a.m-8 p.m and Saturdays: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost is $22/day not including transportation. Subsidies are available.

Contact: 416-532-4828 Ext. 146 | info@westnh.org | www.weshnh.org

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