Seniors

FEDERAL

Service Canada (Services for Seniors)
Applying for Old Age Security (OAS) and Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS), (Age 60-64); and Canada Pension Plan (CPP, early Age 60, or full pension Age 65)
595 Pandora Ave.
Ph: 1∙800∙277∙9914
http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/audiences/seniors/index.shtml

PROVINCIAL

SeniorsBC
SeniorsBC is a place for all older adults in the province to find resources for planning and living a healthy and active life as they age. Seniors' families and caregivers will find information here too.
http://www.SeniorsBC.ca

Seniors Housing Information Program
Ph: (604) 520∙6621
http://seniorsservicessociety.ca/hhome.htm

Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters (SAFER), BC Housing
Suite 301-3440 Douglas St
Ph: (250) 475∙7550
http://www.bchousing.org/programs/SAFER

COMMUNITY
Beacon Community Services
Community based, non-profit organization dedicated to independent living.
Ph: (250) 658∙6407
http://www.beaconcs.ca/index.html
Beacon Connects
A resource guide for independent living.
http://beaconconnects.ca/

Cedar Hill New Horizons
3220 Cedar Hill Rd
Ph: (250) 652∙8072

Centre on Aging, University of Victoria
Health and wellness information resource
Ph: 1∙866∙902∙3767
http://www.coag.uvic.ca/

Cordova Bay 55 Plus Association
5134 Cordova Bay Rd.
Ph: (250) 658-8566
http://www.cbasn.com/links.php

Elder Friendly Community Network
http://www.efcn.ca/index.php

Goward House Society
Adult activity and meeting centre
2495 Arbutus Rd.
Ph: (250) 477∙4401
http://www.gowardhouse.com/

Saanich Seniors Organizations
Lists seniors clubs, organizations and services
http://www.saanich.ca/parkrec/community/seniors.html

Saanich Silver Threads
Les Passmore Seniors Centre: Seniors activities, social events, recreation, meals, wellness, fitness services, and outreach
286 Hampton Rd.
Ph: (250)382∙3151
Fax: (250) 382∙3386
http://www.silverthreads.ca/

Saanich Volunteer Services Society
Visiting, driving, shopping, reading, form completion help for Saanich seniors and persons with disabilities
1445 Ocean View Rd., Victoria
250-595-8005

Seniors Entitlement Service
Advocacy for seniors
Operating out of Blanshard Community Centre
901 Kings Road
Ph: (250) 388-7696 ext. 223
http://www.greatervictoriaseniors.ca/entitlement.html

Seniors Serving Seniors
Information and referral service
109-1022 Pandora Ave
Ph: (250) 382∙4331
http://www.seniorsservingseniors.bc.ca/

Victoria Innovative Seniors’ Treatment Approach (VISTA)
55+ helpline for alcohol, prescription drugs or elder abuse problems
2828 Nanaimo St.
Ph: (250) 953∙3966
http://www.viha.ca/mhas/locations/victoria_gulf/seniors/vista