Resources for Aging Parents: Ontario

Resources for Aging Parents: Ontario

There are over 2.2 million Senior Citizens in Ontario alone; likely some of whom rely on you for help. When it comes to health and wellness, programs and services, and safety and security for this demographic, there are a wide array of services and programs tailored to the specific needs of the provinces Seniors.

Share Lawyers has compiled a list of services available across Ontario specifically for Senior Citizens. In the case of emergencies always dial 9-1-1.

 

Ontario Senior Citizen Services

Alzheimer Society: Ontario ………. 1-800-879-4226
The Alzheimer Society Ontario can help you by providing information,  resources, education, support and counseling. For more information and resources visit the Alzheimer Society: Ontario website.

Elder Abuse Ontario ………. 1-866-299-1011
This free ad confidential support line for seniors suffering abuse including physical, mental, sexual, neglect, and financial and help is available in 150 languages. Elder Abuse Ontario provides services and support to victims of elder abuse and neglect. To find out more information and how the program is working to foster a stronger voice for Seniors in Ontario visit the Elder Abuse Ontario website.

Ontario Assistive Devices Program ………. 1-800-268-6021
The objective of the Assistive Devices Program (ADP) is to provide consumer centered support and funding to Ontario residents who have long-term physical disabilities and to provide access to personalized assistive devices appropriate for the individual’s basic needs. For more information and resources visit the Ontario Assistive Devices Program website.

Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA) ………. 1-800-718-6752
Promotes and supports members in their work with people with communication, language and swallowing disorders, or hearing and balance needs. For more information about research, education, professional resources and advocacy visit the OSLA website.

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ………. 1-866-532-3161
You can learn more about understanding health care in Ontario, OHIP, health card renewal, Ontario public drug programs, assistive devices programs, senior’s care, and healthy living visit the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care website.

Ontario Retirement Communities of Ontario (ORCA) ………. 1-888-263-5556
The Ontario Retirement Communities Association (ORCA) is a voluntary non-profit association that represents operators of retirement residences in Ontario. For more information visit the ORCA website.

Ontario Seniors Secretariat INFOline ………. 1-888-910-1999
Seniors’ INFOline provides information and referral services on the programs, services and activities by responding to telephone and in-person inquiries. For more information for Seniors including programs and resources visit the Ministry of Seniors Affairs website. 

Seniors Care Information Line ………. 1-866-532-3161
As part of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, you can call this number to access information about homecare for seniors, retirement homes, long-term care homes, and more. For more information visit the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care website.

 

Regional Senior Citizens Services

Windsor
Canadian Hearing Society ………. (519) 253-7241 or TTY 1-877-216-7310
Handi-Transit ………. (519) 966-0930
Life After Fifty ………. (519) 254 – 1108
Ontario Disability Support Program ………. (519) 254-1651


Sarnia
Canadian Hearing Society ………. (519) 337-8307 or TTY 1-877-216-7310
Care-A-Van ………. (519) 464-3444
County of Lambton Senior Services ……….  1-800-565-3890 or 519-882-1470 ext. 5028
Lambton Seniors Association ……….  (519) 339-8866 or 1-877-219-4717
Lambton Elderly Outreach  ………. 519-845-1353 or 1-800-265-0203


London
Canadian Hearing Society ………. (519) 667-3325 or TTY 1-877-216-7310
Hamilton Road Seniors’ Centre & Community Centre ………. 519-661-5758
Horton Street Seniors’ Centre (HSSC) ……….  (519) 434-9115 Ext. 258
Kiwanis Seniors’ Community Centre ………. (519) 661-5740


Niagara Falls
Coronation Recreation Centre ………. (905) 356-6493
Council For Older Adults ………. 716-285-6148
John A Duke Senior Citizens ………. (716) 297-9324
Meals On Wheels Niagara Falls ………. (905) 356-7548
Niagara Region Senior Services ………. 1-800-263-7215


St. Catharines
City of St. Catharines, Older Adult Centres ………. (905) 688-5601
Community Support Services Of Niagara ………. (905) 682-3800
Port Dalhousie Older Adult Centre ………. (905) 646-8000
West St Catharines Senior Citizens Centre ………. (905) 684-0993


Hamilton
Accessible Transit Services  ………. (905) 529-1212
Canadian Hearing Society ………. (905) 522-0755 or TTY 1-877-216-7310
Main Hess Seniors Activity Club ………. (905) 546-4964
Older Adult Network of Hamilton ………. (905) 546-2541
Seniors Activities in Southwest Hamilton (SASH) Club  ………. (905) 521-2240
Senior Services ………. (905) 541-3801


Cambridge
Allan Reuter Centre  ………. (519) 740-4681 ext. 4406 (TTY: 519-623-6691)
City of Cambridge Senior Services ………. (519) 623-1340
David Durward Centre ……….  (519) 740-4681 ext. 4360 or TTY: (519) 623-6691
Ted Wake Centre ………. (519) 740-4681 ext. 4464 or TTY: (519) 623-6691
William E. Pautler Centre ………. (519) 740-4681 ext.4722  or TTY: (519) 623-6691


Kitchener-Waterloo
Canadian Hearing Society ………. (519) 744-6811 or TTY 1-877-216-7310
City of Waterloo Senior Services  ………. (519) 579-1020 or TYY 1-866-786-3941
Region of Waterloo Senior Services ………. (519) 575-4400 or (TTY) 519-575-4608
Wing 404 RCAFA Rotary Adult Centre ………. (519) 888-6356


Guelph
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association ………. (519) 823-1291
Seniors’ Assisted Living ………. (519) 836-1812, ext. 222
Senior’s Supported Living ………. (519) 836-1812, ext. 222


Mississauga
Canadian Hearing Society ………. (905) 608-0271 or TTY 1-877-216-7310
Peel Senior Link ………. (905) 712-4413
Square One Older Adult Centre ………. (905) 615-3207
TransHelp ………. (905) 791-1015


Oakville

Driveway Snow Windrow Clearing Program ………. (905) 845-6601
Care-A-Van ………. (905) 815-2020
Oakville Senior Centres ………. (905) 845-6601, ext. 3976
Oakville Senior Citizens’ Recreation Centre ………. (905) 815-5966
Iroquois Ridge Older Adults Centre ………. (905) 845-6601
Seniors Working Action Group (SWAG) ….…… (905) 466-6212 or (905) 845-6601, ext. 3976.

Toronto
Canadian Hearing Society ….…… (416) 928-2500 TTY 1-877-216-7310
Centre for Independent Living in Toronto ….…… (416) 599-2458
Ministry of Community and Social Services ….…… (416) 325-5666
Senior Pride Network
St. Clair West Services for Seniors ….…… (416) 787-2114
Sunshine Centres for Seniors ….……  (416) 924-3979
Toronto Free Dental Clinics for Seniors ….…… (416) 338-7600
Toronto Long-Term Care Homes and Services ….…… (416) 392-8906
Wheel-Trans ….…… (416) 393-4111 TTY (416) 393-4555


Scarborough
Canadian Hearing Society ………. (416) 928-2558 or TTY 1-877-216-7310
Carefirst Seniors & Community Services Association ………. (416) 291-1800
Elderly Persons Centre ………. (416) 847-4132
Senior Persons Living Connected ………. (416) 493-3333
TransCare Community Support Services ………. (416) 750-9885
Wheel-Trans ….…… (416) 393-4111 TTY (416) 393-4555

 

Newmarket
Community and Home Assistance to Seniors (CHATS) ………. (905) 713-6596 or 1-877-452-4287
Newmarket Seniors’ Meeting Place ………. (905) 953-5325

 

Collingwood
Collingwood Leisure Time Club ………. (705) 445-9685
Seniors Network, The Blue Mountains ………. (519) 599-2577
Right at Home Canada – Georgian Triangle  ………. (705) 293-5500


Ajax

Ajax Adult & Senior Programs ………. (905) 619-2529


Oshawa

Oshawa Senior Citizens Centres, Conant Branch ………. (905) 576-6712
Oshawa Senior Citizens Centres, John Street Branch ………. (905) 576-6712
Oshawa Senior Citizens Centres, Northview Branch ………. (905) 576-6712


Kingston
Canadian Hearing Society ………. (613) 544-1927 or TTY 1-877-216-7310
Seniors Association Kingston Region ………. (613) 548-7810


Belleville

Belleville Senior Services ……….  973-751-6000
Belleville’s 50+ Centre ………. (613) 966-4632
Canadian Hearing Society ………. (613) 966-8995 or TTY 1-877-216-7310

 

Peterborough
Activity Haven ………. (705) 876-1670
Canadian Hearing Society ………. (705) 743-1573 or TTY 1-877-216-7310
Peterborough Council on Aging (PCOA) ……….  (705) 748- 8830 x.3834

Ottawa
Canadian Hearing Society ………. (613) 521-0509 or TTY 1-877-216-7310
Centre Pauline-Charron ………. (613) 741-0562
Churchill Seniors Centre  ………. (613) 798-8927
Heron Seniors Centre ………. (613) 247-4808, ext. 2
Kanata Seniors Council ………. (613) 599-4480
Para Transpo ………. (613) 244-1289 or TTY (613) 244-4833
Retraite en action ………. (613) 860-1099
The Good Companions  ………. (613) 236-0428

 

Barrie
Allandale 55+ Centre ………. (705) 728-6332
Canadian Hearing Society ………. (705) 737-3190 or TTY 1-877-216-7310
Coordinated Senior Services ……….  (705) 725-1600
Parkview Centre for 55+ ………. (705) 737-0755

 

North Bay
Canadian Hearing Society ………. (705) 474-8090 or TTY 1-877-216-7310
North Bay Golden Age Club ………. (705) 474-6520

 

Sudbury
Canadian Hearing Society ………. (705) 522-1020 or TTY 1-877-216-7310
Sudbury Senior Centre ………. (978) 443-3055
The ParkSide Centre ………. (705) 673-6227

 

Timmins
Adult Day Program ………. (705) 360-2644 ext. 4512
Canadian Hearing Society ………. (705) 268-0771 or TTY 1-877-216-7310
Home Maintenance Program ………. (705) 360-2644 ext. 451
Timmins Senior Recreation Centre ………. (705) 267-4234
Volunteer Transportation Service  ………. (705) 360-2644 ext. 4512


Sault Ste. Marie

Canadian Hearing Society ………. (705) 946-4320 or TTY 1-877-216-7310
Senior Citizens Drop In Centre ………. (705) 254-6474
Seniors Services ………. (705) 254-6474
Seniors Mental Health Services ………. (705) 759-9396


Thunder Bay

Canadian Hearing Society ………. (807) 623-1646 or TTY 1-877-216-7310
Meals on Wheels Thunder Bay North  ………. (807) 684-2862
Meals on Wheels Thunder Bay South  ………. (807) 625-3667
West Arthur Community Centre, 55 Plus ……….  (807) 625-313

No matter where you are in Ontario, there are many resources for your loved ones who are looking for services and programs for Seniors.

 

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