(a Seniors Outreach Program)
offers the following outreach services:
Coffee Time - SRA hotel residents
together, twice weekly, for coffee and a snack.
Community Soups - Residents and volunteers prepare
a healthy soup once a week, for persons in need at various hotels.
Door Knocking - Isolated seniors receive regular
individual contact in their SRA rooms.
One to One Peer Counselling - Seniors with particular
needs receive peer counselling on a one-to-one basis.
Volunteer Training - Receive training to become
a “Senior - Helping Seniors”.
Information & Referrals - Seniors are helped
to access services such as the medical system, welfare and pensions.
Women’s Chat - A safe place where women
socialize and share their experiences with other women about living
Flu Clinics - Free flu shots are available, on
a seasonal basis, to reduce the incidence of flu and pneumonia
Appointments & Chore Assistance - Volunteers
and seniors work together to assist individuals in need, to make
it to appointments, and carry out their daily chores.
Special Events - On Christmas and other special
occasions, we bring the community
together to celebrate, or to remember.
Community Kitchen Partnership - Seniors can come, cook, and meet neighbours
at our buildings that work with the Downtown Eastside Community Kitchen program.
Peer Training Sessions - Come and get trained by other community members on a variety of topics
including computer skills, community event organizing and outreach support.