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The following services and programs were provided directly to seniors and disadvantaged people in our communities in 2022.  Click on each heading below to learn more:

  • ELDER ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM gave 2 presentations to approximately 87 people and volunteered over 957 hours.
  • INCOME TAX SERVICE Volunteers completed 597 low-income returns including 14 home visits. Our team of dedicated Volunteers offer this service to the Nelson and surrounding areas.  Advocated for 8 seniors.
  • TEETH PROGRAM The program has been on pause for 2022 due to a fire that occurred at the dental office premises in February 2022.  Start up planned hopefully for some time in 2023.
  • PERSONAL ADVANCE PLANNING Program designed to provide help with documents pertaining to forms for a client’s future planning such as a Will, Power of Attorney, etc.  4 clients benefited from this service.  
  • SENIORS REFERRAL SERVICE Our Office Manager assisted an average of 8 people a day in finding appropriate resources that would enable them to get the support and aid they need.
  • CYCLING WITHOUT AGE  Our enthusiastic group of volunteers gave 354 clients a joyous ride on our special trishaws that enabled them to be outside in the fresh air and experience scenic surroundings.
  • FARMERS MARKET COUPON PROGRAM We enabled 35 low-income seniors to access fresh local healthy produce directly from Farmers.