Roots Community Services

Healthy, Active and Wise Seniors Program

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Description & Services
Alternate Name UACS
Description Multi-service organization providing culturally-appropriate programs, services and other supports primarily to the Caribbean and Black communities in the Region of Peel 
Program activities for older adults: 
•congregate dining 
•health and wellness program 
•exercise and fitness classes (yoga, Zumba, etc.) 
•arts and crafts 
•friendly visiting 
•safety checks 
•health, nutrition and well-being workshops 
•community events and social activities 
•Chris Gibson Recreation Centre, 125 McLaughlin Rd, Thu: 12noon-3pm 
•Fortinos, 36 Brisdale Dr, every other Wed: 12noon-3pm
Hours Administration: 9am-4:30pm
Areas Served Peel Region
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up
Fees Membership - $20 per year ; Donation
Languages English
Contact Information
Address & Map
Goodison Insurance Building
36 Queen St E, Lower Level
Brampton, ON L6V 1A2
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Intersection Main St N and Queen St E
Accessibility Partially Accessible - use rear entrance
Office Phone 905-455-6789
Fax 905-455-6162
Primary Contact Grace Newsome, Seniors' Program Coordinator; Phone: 905-455-6789 ext 102; Email:
Primary Executive Angela Carter, Executive Director; Email:
Other Details
Established 1980
Funding Regional / Municipal - Peel Living ; Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services; Ministry of Health, Long Term Care Division ; Foundation - Trillium Foundation ; Membership fees
Service Level (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Subjects African community ; Black community ; Congregate dining ; Education ; Fitness activities ; Friendly visiting ; Seniors ; Telephone support ; Volunteer opportunities ; West Indian community

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