Services for Seniors

Newcomer Family and Friend Caregiver Support Program

Newcomer Family and Friend Caregiver Support Program

Supporting newcomers who provide care for senior friends or relatives

Are you a newcomer caring for a senior (55+) friend or family member?  Let’s talk one-on-one about your needs as a family caregiver for a senior.

We are here to help:

  • Provide information about the care system in Canada
  • Connect you with services that help you care for the seniors in your life
  • Help you make appointments to access services in the care sector
  • Connect you with respite services
  • Provide ongoing emotional support

The program also offers:

  • Informative workshops on caregiving topics such as senior-friendly home modifications, care services, health concerns, legal issues, end-of-life support and non-medical support services
  • Skills training workshops including First Aid and Food Safe
  • Community kitchen sessions where you’ll learn how to make healthy and budget-friendly meals
  • Support groups led by a clinical counsellor (available in English, Punjabi and Mandarin)

Register or make a referral

For more information, call 778-549-2863 or email

Know someone who would benefit from this program?
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