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Support Services to Seniors is a small team with a big mission: to help seniors stay safely independent in their own homes! Our staff Helen, Kirstin, Tina and let’s not forget the heart of the team, our volunteers, have a strong commitment to the seniors in our community. We truly believe that we all have the right to age with grace and dignity. I hope your journey through our site helps you find the resource or program that is right for you.
Honour your age, your journey, your being.
Support Services to Seniors programs are community based programs for seniors that support health and well-being and provides support and assistance for seniors and individuals living with disabilities to maintain their independence in the community. Based on the needs of the community, a wide range of support services are developed such as volunteer opportunities, grocery shopping, transportation, friendly visiting, foot care, personal emergency response system (Lifeline), escort to appointments, ERIK, filling out general forms, advocacy, assistance with errands, snow removal and home maintenance.
Community Resource Councils are non-profit organizations which help ensure that support services are available and accessible to the seniors and person with disabilities by assisting them in maintaining their independent living status.
Support Services in Group Living (SSGL) provides a range of services in group living/elderly persons housing that will assist the resident with Instrumental Activities of Daily of Living (IADLs) in order to remain independent with support in the community and “Age in Place”. IADLs are life management skills such as shopping, assistance with filling out forms, driver escort , home maintenance, the development of group socialization , recreation activities and exercise programs.
Our Mission – The Selkirk and District Seniors Resource Council Inc. has an obligation to ensure support services are available and accessible to the seniors and persons with disabilities by assisting them in maintaining their independent living status in the City of Selkirk and the Rural Municipalities of St. Andrews and St. Clements.
Volunteers are the foundation of many of our services, and we’re always looking for members of the community to help us provide personalized, caring assistance! Are you interested in volunteering with seniors and making a difference in your community? Learn more here, print a Volunteer Application here.