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Cyber-Seniors

Site: Niagara Chapter

Contact Details
Office Phone Toll Free 1-844-217-3057
E-Mail info@cyberseniors.org
Website www.cyberseniors.org
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Charlene O'Connor, Administrator
Alternate Contact Nancy Siciliana, Niagara Representative; Phone: 905-329-3124; Email: nancy@cyberseniors.org
Volunteer Coordinator Tess Finlay, Human Resources / Volunteer Coordinator; Email: tess@cyberseniors.org
Primary Executive Brenda Rusnak Cassaday, Managing Director; Phone: 416-388-0310; Email: brenda@cyberseniors.org
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community Niagara Region
Mailing Address CSI Building 
720 Bathurst St 
Toronto, ON M5S 2R4
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) COVID-19: No in-person services available at this time. Services available virtually. See website or contact for more information. 
 
Brings seniors together with student mentors who help them develop tech skills that allow them to stay connected, stay informed, stay engaged, and stay safe. 
 
Trains youth to become tech mentors who can teach seniors on a one-to-one basis to help them acquire tech skills. Provides resources for students to gain work skills to help them advance into careers; and provides resources for seniors to gain access to the resources available through technology.  
 
Offers one-to-one virtual tech mentoring for seniors and a complete online training program for youth/students to help them prepare to communicate with the seniors they will mentor. Also offers a weekly webinar schedule and webinar-based activities online that anyone can access.  
 
In person programming available at various sites accross the region. See website or contact Nancy for more information.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Eligibility * Seniors who want to learn tech skills  
* Mentor training program available to youth and students 13+ and to seniors who wish to help other seniors learn basic or advanced tech skills 
* Online resources and webinars available to anyone
Application To access programming, see website or contact for information. Youth looking to volunteer can visit the website to register.
Languages English ; French - Website, Programs, Publications ; Spanish - Website, Programs
Fees None
Physical Access Not Applicable - Locations vary - contact for information
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2015
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal ; Donations
Service Categories Computer and Related Technology Classes ~ Older Adults
Print Material Print materials and other resources are available online. The Cyber-Seniors Documentary is also available for virtual streaming online.