Roots Community Services

Healthy, Active and Wise Seniors Program

Record #: CWL0887
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2022
Last Full Update: 31 Aug 2022

Record Details

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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 (Congregate Dining) 
Fortinos, 36 Brisdale Dr, every other Bi-Weekly, Wed, 12noon-3pm (Congregate Dining) 
Chapelview Apartments, 16 john St, Mon (Health and Wellness Program - a partnership between Peel Living and Punjabi Community Health Services)  
Nance Horwood Place, 529 Main St N, Mon (Yoga Program)
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 ; Foundation - Trillium Foundation ; Membership fees
Service Level (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity

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