how we can help...
information and assistance
► OAS, GIS and
and renewals for SAFER
for the BC Housing Registry
Applications for Fair Pharmacare and Medical Services Plan Premium
Community Services Directory
A comprehensive directory of affordable local home support services and free
resources for seniors. Visit the directory here:
Farmer's Market Nutrition Coupon Program
The Farmer's Market Nutrition Coupon
Program provides a limited number of
low-income seniors with coupons for fresh, locally produced food.
Learn more about this program:
partner with Rockwell Audiology in Vernon to deliver the RAILProgram,
a hearing aid loaner program for low income seniors in the North Okanagan.
housing? Assisted Living? Residential Care? We can help you navigate
seniors housing in our area. We can also help with applications for
SAFER and the BC Housing Registry. Read more
Income Tax Clinic
Seniors Services Program has
trained volunteers who complete basic tax returns for low-income seniors.
We also provide a tax clinic during the months of March and April. Read
partnership with the Okanagan Regional Library’s Vernon Branch, this is a
free service for seniors in Coldstream and Vernon living independently in
their own residence and who are unable to visit the library due to
illness, infirmity or disability. Library materials are delivered to your
door by volunteer drivers and picked up again in three weeks. Phone the
Vernon Library for more information at 250.542.7610 ext 6820
Making Spirits Bright
low income seniors have a happy holiday season by distributing gifts and
hampers donated to us by businesses and individuals in the community.
Donations always appreciated!
provide a large inventory of printed resources for seniors and can refer
you to appropriate agencies for legal, tenancy and elder abuse issues.
year, we provide a list of individuals and companies in our area that
provide snow removal services at affordable rates. For seniors that
cannot afford to pay, we do our best to find a volunteer to help.
We have a list
of several transportation options if you are a senior needing a ride.