Indus Community Services

Caregiver Support Group and Friendly Visiting Program/Telephone Reassurance

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Description & Services
Description Caregiver Support Group and Friendly Visiting Program/Telephone Reassurance Program  
Caregiver Support Group offers: 
•Monthly sessions for caregivers and volunteers 
•Group sessions designed to educate, inform and empower caregivers 
•Participants learn more about health related issues and information on community programs that support and help the care giving process 
Friendly Visiting Program/Telephone Reassurance - Designed to maintain social and emotional interaction for socially isolated and cognitively impaired older adults in the comfort of their home, hospital, and long term care setting * screened and trained volunteers engage clients in meaningful activities providing respite and support to caregivers * clients in this program receive ongoing security reassurance checks which are simply a quick, regular telephone call confirming the clients health and well-being
Hours Administration: 9am - 4:30pm
Areas Served Brampton ; Caledon ; Etobicoke North ; Malton
Boundaries CW-LHIN
Eligibility Seniors aged 55 and older
Application Call coordinator for more information and to register
Fees None
Languages English ; Arabic ; Bengali ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Tamil ; Urdu
Contact Information
Address & Map
245 Queen St E, Unit 2
Brampton, ON L6W 2B5
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Site Location Brampton
Intersection Hansen Rd N and Queen St E
Transit Information Transhelp, Public bus service available, Seniors Ride connect
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 905-595-1669
Fax 905-595-1670
Primary Contact Sandeep Lachhar, Manager - Health Services; Phone: 905-595-1669 ext 225; Email:
Alternate Contact Tulsi Radia, Acting Manager - Community Development; Phone: 905-275-2369 ext 1291
Other Details
Print Material Indus Current - Quarterly Newsletter, AGM Report, Brochures
Established 1985
Elections Once a year in the month of June at our AGM
Funding Regional / Municipal - Region of Peel ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care; ; Fundraising ; United Way ; Central West LHIN
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Subjects Caregiver support ; Counselling ; Health education

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