Below are some resources that we feel may be of use to you. We will add more over the next few weeks. If you can think of other resources that might be useful to older adults, please contact us, or just leave a comment below.
Multi-purpose social and recreational drop-in facility for older adults.
Free weekly will drafting service offered by Access Pro Bono.
Community response networks (CRNs) are groups of concerned community members who co-ordinate networks of government and community agencies, as well as local businesses, to help ensure that adults experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, abuse, neglect, and self-neglect do not ‘fall between the cracks.’
Provides legal information and referrals to community resources.
Manages subsidized housing in British Columbia.
The Taxi Saver Program provides registered handyDART clients with greater convenience for spontaneous travel when handyDART cannot accommodate their travel needs.
Provides live non-emergency health information 24/7.
Offers financial assistance to those who are not yet 65 or not eligible for OAS/GIS. The person can apply at their local Employment Assistance Program Office.
Responsible for responding to abuse or neglect or seniors or vulnerable adults.
The Government of British Columbia’s rent assistance program.
Provides information about residential tenancy law in BC. TRAC has a number of relevant publications on line or in print.
WESN improves the quality of life of adults aged 55+ by providing social, educational, and recreational programs and services that foster connection and inclusion in the broader community.