Article posted April 2011
Many of our local members have asked where they can find information about Services available for Seniors within each municipality. One of the best sources of information for the Town of Oakville is the town website. To visit their website CLICK HERE and simply browse amongst the numerous sources of information that are available.
You may also find the following links useful as these will provide information about services and programs available for seniors in Oakville and Halton Region.
Halton Region has a number of services for seniors. For this information please CLICK HERE
The Elder Services Action Committee in Halton Region also produces an excellent directory of services for seniors. You can contact Halton Region and ask them to mail you copies of the”Halton Seniors’ Directory – A guide for seniors, caregivers and service providers” or please CLICK HERE to download the document.
The Town of Oakville offers a variety of programs, classes and volunteer opportunities for adults 50+ at two dedicated seniors’ facilities, the Sir John Colborne Recreation Centre and the Oakville Senior Citizens’ Recreation Centre, as well as at two satellite locations at the Iroquois Ridge and River Oaks Community Centres. For more information about the programs and services available please CLICK HERE
At this site you can also find a link that will enable you to download the Senior’s Newsletter. You can also pick up a copy of the Senior’s Newsletter at the Town Hall or at one of the Seniors Centres. The newsletter also contains a lot of information about the various programs & activities.
Links2care is a multi-service community agency that will link you to the care and/or services that you need. To see the services available for seniors please CLICK HERE
There is also an excellent document produced by Citizenship & Immigration Canada and the Newcomers Resource Connections called the “Seniors Services Guide” for Peel and Halton. This document contains a wealth of information that you may find useful. To read the document please CLICK HERE If you wish to increase the size of this document you can do so by pressing the “Control” and the “+” sign keys simultaneously until you reach the desired magnification.