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Call the helpline at 2-1-1 for information and referral to community, government and social services in BC. During the COVID-19 public health emergency, this service will take calls from people who would like to volunteer to help seniors in their community with basic needs, including grocery shopping and pharmacy drop-offs and check-ins.
Links to federal programs for families, people facing unemployment, people who are sick, quarantined, or in directed self-isolation, people who are unable to work, seniors, students, youth and businesses.
Nidus helps people make and register representation agreements and learn about other legal planning documents. The site includes updated representation agreements and forms with tips for witnessing and signing for COVID-19.
The Seniors' Activity Centre is currently offering limited services, including community support in the following ways:
- Taking volunteer requests from West Vancouver residents.
- Providing meals to seniors on a take-out and delivery basis between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., seven days a week from the main front desk at the Seniors’ Activity Centre.
- Setting up a West Vancouver seniors help line for those who need help or just need to hear a friendly voice. The lines open at 8 a.m. seven days a week. The lines close at 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 6:30 p.m. on Friday and at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
For more information or to access any of these services, please call 604-925-7280.