|Record #: NIA0004
||Last Modified: 20 Feb 2013
||Last Full Update: 20 Dec 2012
|Description & Services|
|Areas Served||Crystal Beach ; Fort Erie ; Niagara Falls ; Niagara-on-the-Lake ; Queenston ; Ridgeway ; St Catharines ; St David's ; Stevensville ; Thorold ; Virgil|
|Description||LUNCH-OUT: Provides the opportunity for clients to get together on a regular basis to enjoy a meal and social activity. Transportation is available when required. Client fees. |
TRANSPORTATION: Provides volunteer drivers for rides to medical appointments, banking, grocery shopping. Five days notice required. Flat rate for local rides. Rates for out-of-local-area rides are based on actual mileage.
VOLUNTEER VISITING: Volunteers visit with clients (seniors and adults with disabilities) in the client's home once a week for at least one hour providing friendship. The client and volunteer participate in activities that they both enjoy such as walking, talking, crafts & games.
PHONE CHAT: Volunteers make short telephone calls on a regular basis to check on the client's well being and for a friendly chat.
HOME MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR: Brokered workers provide home maintenance, gardening, grass cutting, snow shoveling, spring cleaning, major clean up etc. Workers charge fees for their services.
HOMEMAKING: Regular cleaning, shopping, cooking, laundry and housekeeping support is available on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis. Reasonable fee charged.
SAFETY AT HOME and SNOW BUDDIES See separate listing.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm |
|Dates||All year; |
Closed Statutory Holidays
|Eligibility||Seniors 60 or older, Adults with disabilities|
|Languages||English - will try to accommodate other languages ; French|
|Fees||Yes - for some services * Fee assistance available for eligible applicants.|
|Address & Map|
|Located In Community||St Catharines|
|Intersection||Vansickle Rd, between Fourth Ave and St Paul St W|
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-283-1931|
|After Hours Phone||Answering machine|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Laura Dumas, Volunteer and Service Coordinator; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Cheryl Martinello, Executive Director; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Service Level||(51) Non Profit Charity|
|Print Material||Newsletter, Rack cards giving details of services|
|Funding||Provincial - HNHB Local Health Intergrated Network|
|Subjects||Adults ; Assessments ; Cleaning services ; Congregate dining ; Cooking ; Friendly visiting ; Friendship services ; Gardening ; Grass cutting ; Home help ; Home support ; Homemaking ; In-home services ; Lawn maintenance ; Physical disabilities ; Repairs ; Safety ; Security checks ; Seniors ; Shopping services ; Snow removal ; Speakers bureaus ; Transportation|
|Broader Terms||Adults ; Age groups ; Commercial services ; Disabilities ; Family support ; Hobbies ; Home help ; Home support ; Lawn maintenance ; Outdoor activities ; Property maintenance services ; Recreation ; Recreational activities|