Elder Help-Peel

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Record #: CWL0021 Last Modified: 06 Feb 2014 Last Full Update: 06 Feb 2014
Record Details
Social MediaWebsite Website: www.elderhelppeel.org/
SOCIAL_MEDIA_ICONWebsite
Description & Services
DescriptionOffers the following services: 
 
EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS / INFORMATION SESSIONS  
Topics of interest or concern to seniors facilitated by local professionals 
 
CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAM 
Leadership Training and Skills Development workshops for program participant seniors 
 
INTERGENERATIONAL PROGRAM 
Provides forum for seniors and youth to connect and work together in activities that will build bridges of understanding as well as promote intergenerational learning opportunities between seniors and youth 
 
ACTIVE LIVING AND HEALTHY LIFESTYLE PROMOTION PROGRAM 
 
FRIENDLY VISITING AND SECURITY CHECK PROGRAM 
For all seniors and older adults in the Brampton-Bramalea area who have a long term illness/disability or who are isolated 
Provides trained volunteers to help clients (such as regular social time, going for a walk, shopping or simply to keep company with clients) 
Volunteers can help by making phone calls, writing a letter, reading, or taking part in a social activity such as playing games 
Friendly Visiting Volunteers spend an average of 1-2hrs per week with a client 
 
ELDER ABUSE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM 
 
WEEKLY GROUP MEETINGS 
Social recreational activities such as: games; craft; exercise; bus outings; sing-a-longs; pot luck lunches; monthly birthday celebrations; special event celebrations; cultural sharing; etc 
Provides referrals to appropriate agencies, as well as advocates on behalf of clients
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-4 pm 
Areas ServedBrampton
EligibilityAges: 55 year(s) and up 
 
Diverse ethnocultural seniors and older adults
FeesMembership - $15/yr ; Service - None
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Amharic ; Filipino ; German ; Greek ; Hindi ; Italian ; Punjabi ; Spanish ; Tigrinya ; Friendly Visiting Program - can try to access volunteers that speak languages indicated
MeetingsGroup meetings: Wed 1 pm-4 pm, Central Public School, 24 Alexander Street, Brampton
Contact Information
Address37 Geaorge Street N, Ste 102
Brampton, ON L6X 1R5
 
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IntersectionMain St S / Queen St E
Transit InformationBrampton Transit 905-874-2999 * www.brampton.ca/transit/home.tml
Office Phone905-457-6055
Fax905-457-2226
E-Mailelderhelp@bellnet.ca
Websitewww.elderhelppeel.org
Primary ExecutiveRoman Aman, Executive Director
Other Details
FundingProvincial - Ontario. Ministry of Health and Long Term Care ; Federal - Status of Women Canada; HRDC ; Donations ; Fees - Membership ; Foundation - Trillium Foundation
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Subjects
SubjectsAdvocacy ; Counselling ; Education ; Elder abuse ; Friendly visiting ; Health education ; Immigrants ; Information and referral ; Intergenerational programs ; Leadership training ; Physical fitness ; Recreational activities ; Security checks ; Seniors ; Volunteer opportunities ; Workshops