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Kamloops & Area

Seniors’ Quick Guide

1st Edition


Welcome Welcome to the 1st Edition of the Kamloops and Area Seniors’ Quick Guide. This comprehensive resource outlines programs and services in Kamloops for seniors and focuses on the following areas: Safety, Health, Well-Being Support, Food and Dietary Needs, Housing, Transportation, Finance and Legal. The development of this guide is from the leadership of the Seniors Advisory Committee from the City of Kamloops, Chartwell and United Way Thompson Nicola Cariboo. We would like to thank the following organizations for their valuable support in the production of this guide: The Thompson Region Division of Family Practice, SharedCare Partners for Patients, and ONCORE Central Services. For questions about this guide contact:

For info on any of the supporters visit:

Nicole Beauregard Seniors Advisory Committee City of Kamloops 910 McGill Road Kamloops, BC V2C 1H5 Phone: 250.828.3653 Email: nbeauregard@kamloops.ca

United Way: www.unitedwaytnc.ca Chartwell: www.chartwell.com City of Kamloops: www.kamloops.ca ONCORE: www.kamseniorsoutreach.ca Thompson Region Division of Family Practice: www.divisionsbc.ca/thompson-region Shared Care: www.bcma.org/partners-patients

*The 1st Edition of the Kamloops and Area Seniors’ Quick Guide was printed in 2014. Info may change from the time of publication.

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Table of Contents Safety............................................................................................................4 Alarm Systems............................................................................................5 Community Services................................................................................5

Health...........................................................................................................8 Foot and Nail Care Services...................................................................9. Health Facilities and Walk-In Clinics....................................................9 Additional Health Resources.................................................................12 Home and Community Care Services................................................22 Home Support Alternatives...................................................................23 Medical Equipment & Supplies............................................................24 Orthotics/Prosthetics...............................................................................26 Pharmacy Delivery....................................................................................27

Well-Being Support Services........................................29 Self-Help and Counselling/Support Services..................................30 Groups and Activities...............................................................................35

Food and Dietary Needs.....................................................38 Grocery, Shopping and Meal Services...............................................39

Housing......................................................................................................41 Assisted Living............................................................................................42 Independent Residences and Apartments......................................43 Respite Services.........................................................................................47 Residential Support Services.................................................................48

Transportation.................................................................................51 Financial and Legal....................................................................55 Financial Services and Supports..........................................................56 Legal Services and Supports.................................................................59 Educational Services and Supports....................................................60 Kamloops & Area Seniors’ Quick Guide

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Safety Alarm Systems Kamloops Alarm and Electric Ltd.

Provides an end-to-end, total solution approach to fire & security requirements that can address system design, production, installation, service, monitoring and continuing customer care Phone: 250.374.2577 Website: www.kamloopsalarm.com

LifeCall

Provides personal medical alarms to those in need with security, 24 hours a day Phone: 1.800.661.5433 Website: www.lifecall.ca

Lifeline

Easy-to-use personal response service that lets you summon help any time of the day or night - even if you can’t speak Phone: 250.374.3540 Website: www.lifeline.ca

Medic Alert

Medical ID Jewelry Phone: 1.800.668.1507 Website: www.medicalert.ca

Sage Security Systems

Locally owned and operated full-service installation and monitoring security company Phone: 250.374.1146 Website: www.sagesecurity.ca

Community Services EMERGENCY POLICE/FIRE/AMBULANCE Phone: 911 Kamloops & Area Seniors’ Quick Guide

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Safety Aboriginal Patient Navigators

Support to aboriginal patients at Royal Inland Hospital Phone: 250.314.2100 Local 3109

Ambulance

Non-emergency without medical appt. $80 fee Phone: 250.374.5937

Ambulance

Patient transfer to medical appt. $80 fee Phone: 1.800.661.2257

City of Kamloops/Crime Prevention Safety

Seniors Safe Tea Parties – combined talks with RCMP and Transportation Coordinator that focus on pedestrian and scooter safety, personal safety and security, frauds and scams Phone: 250.828.3500

Crisis Line – Urgent Response

Kamloops Mental Health & Addiction Services Intake Urgent Response Team and After Hours Response Services (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.377.0088

Doctors Taking New Patients Phone: 250.374.5111 (Royal Inland Hospital)

Fire (Non-emergency) Phone: 250.372.5131

ONCORE Central Services (formerly Seniors Outreach Society) Provides emergency suites for seniors in crisis Phone: 250.828.0600 Website: www.kamseniorsoutreach.com

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Safety RCMP (Non-emergency) Phone: 250.828.3000

RCMP Victim Services From a call for help, to the investigation of a crime, to an offer of a referral, police work in close partnership with victim services organizations to ensure victims of crime receive the support they need without delay Phone: 250.828.3000

Seniors’ Guide to Federal Programs and Services

Provides clear, accurate, up-to-date information on federal programs and services in the area most critical to seniors’ well-being Phone: 1.800.622.6232

Seniors Health Care Support

Provides support to senior’s who have experienced challenges through the health care or residential support systems Phone: 1.877.952.3181

Victims Services Info Line

Provides information and support for all victims of crime Phone: 1.800.563.0808 Website: www.victimlinkbc.ca

Victim Services Program BC Centre for Elderly Advocacy and Support Support to adults 50+ who have experienced or are vulnerable to abuse/victim of crime Phone: 1.866.437.1940 Website: www.bcceas.ca/programs/sail/

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Health Foot and Nail Care Services At Home with Lisa

Mobile foot care service Phone: 250.828.7143

Classic Foot Care

Mobile foot and hand care services Phone: 250.374.8147 and 250.320.9497

Forever Feet Footcare Ltd.

Mobile foot care services by a licensed practical nurse Phone: 250.554.4500 Website: www.foreverfeet-footcare.ca

Happy Feet

Mobile foot care service Phone: 250.573.3999 Website: www.happyfootcare.ca

In Home Foot Care

Mobile foot care service Phone: 250.571.3703

Health Facilities and Walk-In Clinics Hill Top House

For individuals with a serious and persistent mental illness who require a longer stay in facility to develop the knowledge and skills to move to a higher level of independence (provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.376.3788

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Health Hillside Centre

Provides services to both adults and elderly individuals with acute illness and/or severely dysfunctional behaviours who cannot be cared for in the psychiatric system in their own area (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.314.2700

Kamloops Downtown Health Centre

Each centre has an interdisciplinary healthcare team that provides a range of services in a single site – i.e. a checkup with your family doctor, a visit to a physiotherapist, pharmacist, or public health nurse Phone: 250.851.7954

Kamloops Home & Community Care

Offers a variety of at-home and community services to people with acute, chronic, palliative or rehabilitative health care needs (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.851.7900

Kamloops Mental Health and Addictions Services – Kamloops Urgent Response Team (KURT) Addiction Counselling serves adults concerned about substance abuse. Mental Health Counselling assists clients with depression, anxiety or adjustment issues and includes assessment, consultation and individual/group treatment (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.377.6500

Kamloops Public Health Services/Health Unit

Delivers core programs for public health that broadly cover the areas of health improvement, prevention of disease, disability and injury, health emergency management, and environmental health Phone: 250.851.7300

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Health Kamloops Urgent Care Clinic Walk-In Medical Clinic

#4-910 Columbia Street Phone: 250.371.4905

NorKam Health Care Centre Walk-In Medical Clinic

370 Tranquille Road Phone: 250.376.9595

Overlander Extended Care/Liberty Manor

A 9-bed unit specifically designed for the very medically complex residents who require specialized care (e.g. ventilated and tracheotomy residents) (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.554.2323

Ponderosa Community Respite

Twelve private respite rooms (available for clients in the community to use on a short-term basis) (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.374.5735

Ponderosa Lodge

The beds at Ponderosa are “short term” only and consist of: 68 FAB (First Appropriate Bed) - these residents are waiting for a permanent bed in a residential care facility 68 PTH (Pathway to Home) – these include convalescent care beds as well as respite care. (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.374.5671

Royal Inland Hospital Phone: 250.374.5111

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Health South Hills – Centre for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Consists of two - 20 bed units specifically designed for the treatment of adults with serious and persistent symptoms of mental illness (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.554.5590

Summit Medical Clinic Walk-In Medical Clinic

1380 Summit Drive Phone: 250.374.9800

Additional Health Resources ALS Society of BC

Support for ALS patients and their caregivers Phone: 1.800.708.3228 Website: www.alsbc.ca

ASK Wellness Centre

Awareness, education, advocacy, housing support, support for those with HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Phone: 250.376.7558

Acquired Brain Injury Program

Helps families, caregivers, and staff in supporting individuals with brain injury and in understanding and managing the changes to their family that may occur after brain injury (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.377.6500 Ext. 4090

Alcohol & Drug Information & Referral Services

Certified information and referral specialists respond to inquiries on all aspects of alcohol and drug use and misuse. 24/7 Service provided Phone: 1.800.663.1441

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Health Allergy/Asthma Information Association

Registered charity dedicated to helping allergic individuals and their families Phone: 250.764.7507 Phone: 1.877.500.2242 Website: www.aaia.ca

Alzheimer Society of BC

Provides information and support in the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias Phone: 250.377.8200 Website: www.alzheimerbc.org

Arthritis Society

Conducts research and provides care, education and advocacy for people with arthritis Phone: 1.800.321.1433 Regional Coordinator: 250.868.8643 Website: www.arthritis.ca

BC Brain Injury Association

Provides a voice to promote a better quality of life for those with acquired brain injury: educate, prevent, support Phone: 1.877.858.1788 Website: www.bcbraininjuryassociation.com

BC Cancer Agency

Program that provides cancer care for people of BC Phone: 250.314.2734 (Royal Inland Hospital Cancer Centre in partnership with BC Cancer Agency) Website: www.bccancer.bc.ca

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Health BC Epilepsy Society

Provides information and referral, support services to people with epilepsy Phone: 1.877.734.0873 Website: www.bcepilepsy.com

BC Health Guide Nurse/Pharmacist Line

Speak with a nurse any time of the day or night; on weekdays, you can speak to a dietitian about nutrition and healthy eating; at night we have pharmacists available to answer your medication questions Phone: 811 Crisis Line: 250.810.6789 Website: www.healthlinkbc.ca

BC Lung Association

Provides information on lung diseases Phone: 1.800.665.5864 Website: www.bc.lung.ca

BC Lupus Society

Provides education and support to people affected by lupus Phone: 1.866.585.8787 Website: www.bclupus.org

BC Paraplegic Association

Helps people with spinal cord injuries adjust, adapt and thrive by providing answers, information and community experiences Toll Free: 1.877.324.3611

BC Seniors’ Guide

Information and resources to help Seniors plan for and live healthy lifestyles Phone: 1.877.952.3181 Website: www.gov.bc.ca/seniorsguide

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Health BC Seniors’ Medication Information Drug information service for the public Phone: 1.800.668.6233

BC Spinal Cord Injury

Assists people with spinal cord injuries or related physical disabilities Phone: 1.800.689.2477 (SCI BC Infoline) Website: www.sci-bc.ca

CNIB

Canadian National Institute for the Blind. National, community-based registered charity committed to vision health Phone: 250.374.8080 Website: www.cnib.ca

Canadian Cancer Society

Provides information, resources and support for cancer patients and their families Phone: 250.374.9188 Website: www.cancer.ca

Canadian Diabetes Association

Promotes health through research, education, services and advocacy Phone: 1.800.226.8464 Website: www.diabetes.ca

Canadian Liver Foundation

Improve public awareness and understanding of liver health and liver disease, raise funds for research and reach out to liver disease patients and their families Phone: 1.800.856.7266 Phone: 1.800.563.5483 Website: www.liver.ca

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Health Canadian Mental Health Association – Kamloops Branch Supports the resilience and recovery of people with mental illness through advocacy, education, research and service Phone: 250.374.0440 Website: www.kamloops.cmha.bc.ca

Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada

Supports cardiac rehabilitation, advocacy of prevention and education Phone: 416.730.8299 (Toronto) Phone: 250.314.2142 (Royal Inland Hospital Vascular Improvement Program) Website: www.cardiachealth.ca

Cerebral Palsy Association of BC

Provides support, education and information throughout BC through advocacy, networking, education, government relations activities and implementing programs for individuals with cerebral palsy Phone: 1.800.663.0004 Website: www.bccerebralpalsy.com

Community Living BC

Delivers supports and services to adults with developmental disabilities and their families in British Columbia Phone: 250.377.4444 After-Hours Emergency: 1.800.663.9122

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation

Works to cure Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improve the lives of children and adults affected by these chronic diseases Phone: 250.376.4090 Website: www.ccfc.ca

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Health Denturist Association of BC

Provides information on dentures and where you can find a local denturist Phone: 604.582.6823 Website: www.denturist.bc.ca

Diabetes Education Program

Provides education to increase diabetes awareness and prevention, and help individuals with diabetes manage their condition effectively including insulin adjustment Phone: 250.314.2457

Dial-A-Dietician

Provides nutrition information, counselling and advice based on most current sources by registered dietitians Phone: 1.800.667.3438

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Promotes the health of Canadians through research, education, services and advocacy Phone: 250.372.3938 Website: www.heartandstroke.bc.ca

Home & Community Care

Help to remain at home, transition to full time professional care in a residential facility and respite for caregivers Phone: 250.851.7900 (Interior Health Authority)

Interior Health Authority

Support for: Abuse and Neglect, Falls and Injury Prevention, Immunization, Tobacco Use, Brain Health (Dementia), Hearing Health and more Phone: 250.851.7300 (Health Unit)

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Health Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society

Doctor is at centre Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and you can call to book an appointment Phone: 250.376.1296

Kamloops Hospice Association

Enhances the quality of life of persons and their families facing death and bereavement through skilled and compassionate physical, emotional and spiritual care in the setting of the individual’s choice Phone: 250.372.1336 Website: www.kamloopshospice.com

Keep on Moving

Support for exercise programs for older adults Phone: 250.828.3500 Website: www.keeponmoving.ca

Kidney Foundation of Canada (BC)

Committed to patient services, public education, organ donation awareness, peer and community support and communications Phone: 1.800.567.8112 Website: www.kidney.bc.ca

King Street Centre

Provides acute counselling, case management, assertive community treatment, rehabilitation, psychology, urgent response and mental health emergency services, and central intake (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.376.7855

MDS Lab

Inland Lab Mobile Clinic: Phone: 250.374.1644 North Shore Location: Phone: 250.376.4101

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Health Medical Services Plan

Provincial medical and drug coverage information Phone: 1.800.663.7100 Website: www.health.gov.bc.ca/msp

Multiple Sclerosis Society

Provides information, support counselling, referral and advocacy services to people with MS and their families Phone: 250.314.0773 Website: www.mssociety.ca/kamloops

Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Enhance the lives of those affected with neuromuscular disorders by continually working to provide ongoing support and resources while relentlessly searching for a cure through well funded research Phone: 1.800.366.8166 Website: www.muscle.ca

Organ Donor Registry

Provides information regarding organ donor registration, including the on-line application Phone: 1.800.663.6189 Website: www.transplant.bc.ca

Osteoporosis Canada

Educates, empowers and supports individuals and communities in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis Phone: 1.800.463.6842 Website: www.osteoporosis.ca

Parkinson Society British Columbia

Addresses the personal and social consequences of Parkinson’s disease through advocacy, education, community outreach, scientific research and public awareness Phone: 1.800.668.3330 Website: www.parkinson.bc.ca Kamloops & Area Seniors’ Quick Guide

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Health Personal Supports Information Line

Toll-free service directs callers from BC to provincial government programs that may provide equipment and assistive devices for persons with disabilities Phone: 1.888.818.1211 Website: www.personalsupports.bc.ca

PharmaCare

Provincial program that provides financial assistance to BC residents for eligible prescription drugs and designated medical supplies Phone: 1.800.663.7100 Website: www.health.gov.bc.ca/pharmacare

Phoenix Center

Provides detox, support, treatment, education, prevention and advocacy to those impacted by problematic substance abuse Phone: 250.374.4634 Website: www.phoenixcentre.org

Physical Activity Line

British Columbia’s primary physical activity counselling service & your FREE resource for practical & trusted physical activity & healthy living information Phone: 1.877.725.1149 Website: www.physicalactivityline.com

Ponderosa Day Services

Bath Program 12:00 to 14:30 Monday - Friday (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.374.5671

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Health Prostate Cancer Canada Network

Assists individuals and their families understand and cope with prostate cancer by providing up to date medical information and individual support Phone: 250.376.4011 (Larry Reynolds) Website: www.prostatecancer.ca

Royal Inland Hospital Phone: 250.374.5111 Crisis Counselling Line: 250.376.1948

Seniors Health Care Support Line

For seniors who have issues accessing health care services or with the health care they receive Phone: 1.877.952.3181

Telecommunications Device for the Deaf

Provides information related to Telecommunications Devices for the Deaf Phone: 1.800.667.4770

Thompson Region Division of Family Practice To connect with a family doctor Phone: 250.372.1621

Veterans Affairs Canada

Provides all information related to programs and services offered to Veterans in Canada Phone: 1.866.522.2122 Website: www.veterans.gc.ca

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Health Home and Community Care Services Adult Day Program

Designed to help individuals to remain at home while supporting caregivers by providing a range of health, personal, social and recreational services in a safe and caring environment (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.851.7900

Assisted Living

Provides housing, hospitality and personal care services for those who are unable to live at home independently but do not need 24-hour nursing care (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.851.7900

Community Home Care Nursing

Nurses provide care to clients who may need acute, chronic, palliative or rehabilitative care (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.851.7900

Community Rehabilitation

Provides treatment and strategies to optimize functional abilities at home (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.851.7900

Facility Care Information

Provides information and resources related to Facility Care (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.851.7900

Health Services for Community Living (HSCL)

A Home and Community Care program that provides health services assessment, planning, and care supports to youth and adults with developmental disabilities and their families and caregivers (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.851.7300

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Health Home Support (MSP)

Help with activities such as bathing and dressing (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.851.7900

Long Term Care (MSP)

For adults who can no longer live safely or independently at home. Includes both long term and short term bed (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.851.7900

Home Support Alternatives Community Care Home Support

Home and community care services offered through Interior Health Phone: 250.851.7949

Everything Organized

Service offers downsizing, moving, liquidation of estate, etc, Phone: 250.374.2402 Website: www.everythingorganized.net

High Country Health Care

Private service that offers home health care supports Phone: 250.376.7417

Hinke Floris

Personal care, housekeeping, driving to appointments (Private Service) Phone: 250. 372.5815

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Health In-Home Care Inc.

Provides personal care, companion care, respite care, housekeeping, meal preparation, laundry and ironing, and assisted transportation. Short-term 24-hour care is possible if full-time attention is required (Private Service) Phone: 250.851.0078 Email: inquiries@inhomecarehomesupport.ca

Lana Faryauk

Mobile senior care services (Private Service) Phone: 250.554.4710

Nurse Next Door

Offers a wide range of one-on-one home care services in Kamloops (Private Service) Phone: 250.377.0011 Website: www.nursenextdoor.com

We Care Home Health Service

Provide services that help people to stay safe, comfortable and as independent as possible wherever they live – at home or in a longterm care or retirement community. We also provide relief for family and friends who act as caregiver, helping them with the assistance and support their loved ones need and the peace of mind they need (Private Service) Phone: 250.851.2911 Website: www.wecare.ca

Medical Equipment and Supplies Canadian Red Cross (HELP Depot)

Mobility equipment and bath aids (Free service with a referral from a medical professional) Phone: 250.372.2334

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Health Charvet Respiratory Inc.

Medical and hospital equipment (Private) Phone: 250.374.5383

Kamloops Legion

Lending supply of scooters, walkers and crutches for veterans (Free) Phone: 250.374.1742

Kipp-Mallery Home Health Care Center

Offers supplies and services related to health care. Located next to Kipp- Mallery Pharmacy Phone: 250.372.0842

Manshadi Pharmacy

Provides home health product and medical equipment and supplies as well as rentals of a variety of medical equipment Phone: 250.372.2223

MEDIchair

A full service home medical equipment establishment offering a full range of home medical equipment and supplies and services Phone: 250.571.1456

Medigas (Praxair)

Oxygen service and supplies Phone: 250.851.2702 Toll Free: 1.866.446.6302

Ministry Housing and Social Development Health Assistance Branch

Provide support with medical equipment and supplies to clients currently receiving income assistance Phone: 1.866.866.0800

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Health Mountain Medical Equipment and Supplies Inc.

Offers medical equipment and supplies to Kamloops and surrounding areas Phone: 250.828.6682

OxyLife Respiratory Services Oxygen service and supplies Phone: 250.828.6726

VitalAire

Oxygen service and supplies Phone: 250.374.6333

Orthotics/Prosthetics Balanced Foot Care

Offer treatments through the use of custom-made orthotics, over-thecounter insoles and orthopedic shoes Phone: 250.377.3433 Website: www.balancedfootcare.com

Certified Prosthetics & Orthopedics

Provide design, fabrication and fitting of prosthetics and orthotics Phone: 250.828.7886 Website: www.certifiedpo.com

Davidson, John V. Dr.

Provides assessment and fittings for orthotics Phone: 250.374.3226

Dewitt, Stephen Dr. Podiatrist

Phone: 250.374.7495

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Health Progressive Step Orthotics & Bracing

Specializes in comprehensive lower body care, featuring detailed movement analysis, orthotics & bracing Phone: 250.314.1203 Website: www.progressivestep.ca

Rowmac Orthopedic Services Ltd.

Provides prosthetic, orthotic, off-the-shelf bracing and footwear needs Phone: 250.374.5462 Website: www.rowmac.ca

Pharmacy Delivery Kipp-Mallery Pharmacy

No Delivery to Westsyde or Dallas Phone: 250.372.2531

London Drugs Phone: 250.372.0028

Medi-Center

No Delivery to Westsyde or Dallas Phone: 250.374.2345

Manshadi Pharmacy Phone: 250.372.2223

Pharmasave

No Delivery to Valleyview, Dallas or Juniper Phone: 250.376.5611

Pratt’s Pharmacy Phone: 250.374.7226

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Health Safeway Grocery Store Phone: 250.376.9672 (North Shore) Phone: 250.372.1994 (Sahali)

Shopper’s Drug Mart Phone: Phone: Phone: Phone:

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250.374.0477 (Aberdeen) 250.376.5611 (Brocklehurst) 250.376.9010 (North Hills) 250.374.3131 (Valleyview)

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Well-Being Support Services Self-Help and Counselling/Support Services Al-Anon/Alateen

Support and recovery group for friends and relatives of alcoholics, past and present, as well as teens Phone: 604.688.1716 Website: www.bcyukon-al-anon.org

Alcoholics Anonymous

Support group for individuals working with an addiction to alcohol Phone: 250.374.2456 Website: www.bcyukonaa.org

BC Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service

Provides information, options and support as well as referrals to a full range of counselling and treatment services across BC Phone: 1.800.663.1441 Website: www.bc211.ca

BC Association of Clinical Counsellors

Listing of registered clinical counsellors in British Columbia Phone: 1.800.909.6303 Website: http://bc-counsellors.org/

BC Cancer Agency Patient & Family Counselling Program

Professional counsellors available to help you and your loved ones deal with the emotional and practical challenges associated with cancer Phone: 1.800.523.2885

BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information Provides support, options, education and hope of recovery for people living with a mood disorder or other mental illness Phone: 1.800.661.2121 Website: www.mdabc.net

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Well-Being Support Services BC Responsible & Problem Gambling Program

Provides help in recognizing the warning signs of problem gambling and information on free programs, services and resources available to assist problem gamblers and their families Phone: 1.888.795.6111 Website: www.bcresponsiblegambling.ca

BC Smokers Help Line

Assists people whose lives are affected by smoking with support that is available for those who are considering quitting smoking, are about to quit smoking, have just quit smoking, are not thinking of quitting smoking, or are concerned about someone else’s smoking Phone: 1.877.455.2233

Bounce Back – CMHA

Assists adults experiencing symptoms of depression and anxiety from stress or other life circumstances Phone: 250.374.1273 Website: www.kamloops.cmha.bc.ca

Centre for Seniors Information

Assisting seniors find answers and solutions to questions and peer counselling services Phone: 778.470.6000

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

A six-week workshop that helps people with chronic conditions to better manage their symptoms and their daily lives Phone: 1.866.902.3767 Website: www.selfmanagementbc.ca

Compassionate Friends of Canada

For families who have suffered the loss of a child from any cause Phone: 250.374.6030

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Well-Being Support Services Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC Provides emotional phone and on-line support to youth, adults and seniors in distress Phone: 1.800.784.2433 Website: www.crisiscentre.bc.ca

Gamblers Anonymous

Support group for individuals working with an addiction to gambling Phone: 604.878.6535 Website: www.gamblersanonymous.org

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Line

This provincial toll-free line assists grandparents and other relatives raising a family member’s child to navigate complex services systems such as MCFD; to find the answers, assistance and resources they need to prevent or solve problems; and to learn about benefits and services that will support the whole family Phone: 1.855.474.9777 Website: www.parentsupportbc.ca/grandparents_raising_ grandchildren

HEROS Elder Abuse Support and Awareness Program

Offers help, education, referrals; promoting community outreach and awareness about how to recognize the signs and symptoms of elder abuse Phone: 778.470.6000 Website: www.csikamloops.ca

Head Injury Support Group

Operated through the Kamloops Brain Injury Association Phone: 250.372.1799

Interior Community Services

Counselling supports and services, individual and group Phone: 250.554.3134 Website: www.interiorcommunityservices.bc.ca

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Well-Being Support Services Kamloops Hospice Association

Grief counselling for families, both individual and group Phone: 250.372.1336 Website: www.kamloopshospice.com

Kamloops Immigrant Services

Provides information, referrals, workshops and translation services Phone: 778.470.6101 Website: www.immigrantservices.ca

Living with Cancer Information & Support Group

Offered through the Canadian Cancer Society, Kamloops Office Phone: 250.374.9188

Look Good, Feel Good Program

Assists in improving self image and appearance through complimentary beauty sessions (Operated through the Royal Inland Hospital Auxiliary) Phone: 250.374.7724 Phone: 250.314.2331

Mood Disorder Association of BC

Non-profit organization that provides support, options, education and hope of recovery for people living with a mood disorder or other mental illness Phone: 250.376.7855 Website: www.mdabc.net

Narcotics Anonymous

Support group for people with addictions to drugs/narcotics Phone: 250.320.5032 (Kamloops Area Help Line) Website: www.bcrna.ca

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Well-Being Support Services ONCORE Central Services (formerly Seniors Outreach Society)

Senior Peer Counselling: Free one-on-one service for emotional support and guidance for at-risk seniors troubled by loneliness, depression, isolation, etc,... Volunteers provide calls to seniors as a daily check on their well-being Emotional support and supportive counselling are also provided Phone: 250.828.0600 Website: www.kamseniorsoutreach.ca

Ostomy Support Group

1st Thursday of each month from 7-8:30 at 773 Victoria Street For those facing life with gastrointestinal or urinary diversions Email: tesslaw@shaw.ca (Ken)

Parkinson Society of British Columbia Kamloops self-help support group

Phone: 1.800.668.3330 Website: www.parkinson.bc.ca

Quit Now

BC Lung Association program to help you to quit smoking Phone: 1.877.455.2233 Website: www.quitnow.ca

Stroke Recovery Association of BC – Kamloops

Offers information and programs for stroke survivors, after they leave hospital Phone: 250.320.1348 Website: www.srabc.com

White Cane Club - Kamloops

Support group for blind and visually impaired people Phone: 250.372.9427

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Well-Being Support Services Y Women’s Emergency Shelter

A residence (shelter) offering 24-hour access for women fleeing abuse and their children Phone: 250.374.6162 Website: www.kamloopsy.org/vawiss.htm

Groups and Activities Access Kamloops (United Way and City of Kamloops) Not-for-profit online resource directory

Website: www.accesskamloops.org

Adult Day Programs, Ponderosa

Referral from a doctor required for these 7-day a week programs (exercise, crafts) Phone: 250.374.5671

BC Seniors’ Community Parks

Provides specialized outdoor recreation equipment designed to improve mobility, coordination and balance. Free use and available in Kamloops Website: www.seniorsbc.ca/activeaging/parks

Centre for Seniors Information Activity Center

Floor curling, wood carving, cribbage, whist, bridge, carpet bowling, bingo, potluck lunches, pancake breakfasts and dances are just a few examples of things offered on a regular basis Phone: 778.470.6000 Website: www.csikamloops.ca

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ARCH (Affordable Recreation for Community Health) Fitness Programming Tournament Capital Ambassador Program Social Planning/Seniors Advisory Keep on Moving Phone: 250.828.3500

Desert Gardens Community Center

Programs are geared toward those who like to participate and become involved in the community, including entertainment and social afternoons Phone: 250.372.5110 Website: www.desertgardens.comuv.com

Heritage House

Seniors’ activities, events, programs and social structures Phone: 250.314.0823

Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society Monthly luncheons and weekly craft groups Phone: 250.376.1296

Kamloops Adult Learners Society

Lifetime learning for seniors through peer tutoring, courses and workshops Phone: 250.819.5153 Website: www.kals.ca

Kamloops Community YMCA/YWCA

Health and recreation activities (pool, gym, programs) Phone: 250.372.7725 (South Shore) Phone: 250.554.9622 (North Shore)

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Well-Being Support Services Kamloops Visitor Centre

Provides information on all tourism-related activities in Kamloops and surrounding areas Phone: 250.374.3377 Website: www.tourismkamloops.com

North Shore Seniors’ Community Centre Fitness classes, card games, drop-in coffee room Phone: 250.376.4777 Website: nsccs.webs.com

ONCORE Central Services (formerly Seniors Outreach Society) • •

Volunteers facilitate access to community services and groups Programs available to help seniors connect to our community Phone: 250.828.0600 Website: www.kamseniorsoutreach.ca

Overlander Residential Care

Referral from a doctor required. Recreation programs are available seven days a week and offer a wide variety of choices that include special events, cultural and religious holiday celebrations, hobbies, exercise programs, entertainment, leisure skill building and community outings (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.554.2323

Volunteer Kamloops

Provides volunteer recruitment and referral services Phone: 250.372.8313 Website: www.volunteerkamloops.org

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Food & Dietary Needs Grocery, Shopping and Meal Services Better Meals

Free delivery Tuesdays. Diabetic, low sodium, puree options (Private Service) Phone: 1.888.838.1888 Website: www.bettermeals.ca

Blackwell Dairy

Delivery service for local dairy products Phone: 250.573.4747 Website: www.blackwelldairy.com

Community Kitchen Program

Self-referral program through Interior Community Services that assists groups of people to create their own community kitchens that can prepare 3 to 6 nutritious and economical meals for individuals and their families Phone: 250.554.3134 Website: www.interiorcommunityservices.bc.ca

Coopers Grocery Store - Downtown

Home delivery Wednesday & Friday. Free on orders over $30 Phone: 250.374.4187

Extra Foods

Home delivery Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday. $5 Charge Phone: 250.312.3323

Kamloops Food Bank & Outreach Services

Provides secure healthy food to any resident of Kamloops who is in need Phone: 250.376.2252 Website: www.kamloopsfoodbank.org

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Food & Dietary Needs Meals on Wheels

Provides delivery of fresh and frozen meals to residents of Kamloops, through Interior Community Services Phone: 250.554.3134 Website: www.interiorcommunityservices.bc.ca

ONCORE Central Services (formerly Seniors Outreach Society)

Better at Home Program – services to support seniors in their homes Delivers hampers from the Kamloops Food Bank to the homes of seniors Assistance with in-store and phone-in shopping Phone: 250.828.0600 Website: www.kamseniorsoutreach.ca

Outpatient Nutrition Counselling

Outpatient dietitians offer counselling on nutrition issues, usually by physician referral (Provided through the Interior Health Authority) Phone: 250.314.2740

Safeway Grocery Store Phone: 250.374.2811(Sahali) Phone: 250.376.4129 (North Shore)

Salvation Army

Good Food Box Program – Provides a box filled with items from the following groups: dairy, eggs, margarine, chicken/beef or pork, fresh fruit and vegetables. There is a cost per box Phone: 250.554.1611

Thistle Farms

Organic produce delivery Phone: 250.579.9617 Website: www.thistlefarm.com

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Housing Assisted Living Active Care Senior Services Ltd. Phone: 250.554.9244

Bedford Manor Phone: 250.434.1702

Berwick on the Park Phone: 250.377.7275 Website: www.berwickrc.com

Brocklehurst Gemstone Care Centre Phone: 778.470.2596 Website: www.brockgemstone.ca

Cariboo Manor Phone: 250.579.9340

Chartwell Kamloops Retirement Residence

Phone: 250.376.5363 Website: www.chartwell.com

Hamlets At Westsyde Phone: 250.579.9061 Website: www.thehamletsatwestsyde.com

Kamloops Seniors Village Phone: 250.571.1800 Website: www.retirementconcepts.com

Overlander Extended Care/Liberty Manor Phone: 250.554.2323

Pine Grove Care Center Phone: 250.376.5701

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Housing Ridgeview Lodge Phone: 250.376.3131

Independent Residences and Apartments Acacia Towers Phone: 250.374.7455

Brock Estates Mobile Home Park Phone: 250.376.2828

Carma Court Phone: 250.376.1485

Carmel Place Phone: 250.851.9310

Carrington House Phone: 250.579.9003

Catalina Court Phone: 250.299.8740

Central Apartments Phone: 250.554.4590

Cottonwood Manor Phone: 250.376.4777

Desert Gardens Phone: 250.372.5110

Edgewater Terrace Phone: 250.299.8740

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Housing Glenfair Apartments Phone: 250.554.3134 Local 205

Golden Vista Suites Phone: 250.318.4192

Greenfield Place Phone: 250.376.9596

Interior Community Services Affordable Kamloops housing

Phone: 250.554.3134 Website: www.interiorcommunityservices.bc.ca

Jason Adam Manor Phone: 250.554.4590

Kamloops Seniors Village

Independent and assisted living, residential care Phone: 250.571.1800 Website: www.retirementconcepts.com

Le Jeune Manor Phone: 250.376.3653

Library Square Residences Phone: 250.372.2277 Website: http://librarysquarekamloops.com

Nicola Tower Phone: 250.851.0468

Nelson Manor Phone: 250.851.9310

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Housing Northland Properties North Shore Phone: 250.376.1427

Northland Properties South Shore Phone: 250.374.1218

Oakdale Mobile Home Park Phone: 250.579.9959

Oaks Apartments Phone: 250.374.3429

Orchard Mobile Home Park Phone: 250.376.6614

PA & JM Gaglardi Senior Citizen’s Society Phone: 250.374.1616

Parnell Apartments Phone: 250.376.2208

Pines Apartments Phone: 250.372.7185

Ponderosa Lodge Transition Phone: 250.374.5671

Ponderosa Place Retirement Community Phone: 250.372.7483

Chartwell Ridgepointe Phone: 250.851.8800 Website: www.chartwell.com

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Housing RiverBend Seniors Community

Private ownership, support services, Rent at RiverBend, Own at Mayfair Phone: 250.682.4378 Website: www.theriverbend.ca

Riviera Villa Apartments Phone: 250.554.7888

Rosewood Court Apartments Phone: 250.851.9310

Shores Apartment Phone: 250.376.0315

Silvercrest Suites Phone: 250.318.4192

Thompson Villa Phone: 250.372.0510

Thrupp Manor Phone: 250.376.6536

Valleyview Manor Phone: 250.851.2826

Viscount Villa Phone: 250.819.3691

Wedgewood Arms Apartments Phone: 250.314.0228

Willows Apartments Phone: 250.372.8000

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Housing Respite Services Berwick on the Park

Must be accessed through Home & Community Care – Interior Health Authority Phone: 250.377.7275 Website: www.berwickrc.com

Brocklehurst Gemstone Care Centre Offers temporary respite services

Phone: 778.470.2596 Website: www.brockgemstone.ca

Diane McDonald

Respite care day or overnight (Private Service) Phone: 250.374.2402

In-Home Care Inc.

Provides personal care, companion care, respite care, housekeeping, meal preparation, laundry and ironing, and assisted transportation. Short-term 24-hour care is possible if full-time attention is required (Private Service) Phone: 250.851.0078 Email: inquiries@inhomecarehomesupport.ca

Nurse Next Door

Offers a wide range of one-on-one home care services in Kamloops (Private Service) Phone: 250.377.0011 Website: www.nursenextdoor.com

Ponderosa Respite Program

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Housing We Care Home Health Service

Services to help people stay safe and independent at home or in longterm care or retirement community, including respite care for caregivers. Phone: 250.851.2911 Website: www.wecare.ca

Residential Support Services Acute, Home and Community Care Services

BC’s health authorities provide a variety of acute care and community health, residential and special support services Website: www.healthservices.gov.bc.ca/hcc/index.html

BC Housing

Seniors, Supportive Housing, Independent Living, Affordable Housing for Seniors, Home Adaptations for Independence Phone: 1.800.257.7756 Website: www.bchousing.org

BC Seniors Living Association

Provide seniors with choices and services that allow for more independence and assistance with daily living Phone: 604.689.5949 Phone: 1.888.402.2722 Website: www.bcsla.ca

ONCORE Central Services (formerly Seniors Outreach Society)

Better at Home program – services to support seniors in their homes Yardwork, housecleaning, home repair and snow removal (Snow Angels – in partnership with City of Kamloops). Fees may apply. Phone: 250.828.0600 Website: www.kamseniorsoutreach.ca

City of Kamloops

Garbage, Recycling and Garden Refuse Pick Up Program Phone: 250.828.3500

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Housing Home Owner Grant Program

Provincial program to help homeowners reduce the amount of taxes they pay on their residence Phone: 1.888.355.2700 Website: www.sbr.gov.bc.ca/hog

Independent Living BC

Affordable assisted living housing for seniors and people with disabilities Phone: 1.800.257.7756 Website: www.bchousing.org

Kamloops Indian Band Social Department Homemaking for elders and disabled band members Phone: 250.828.9700 Website: www.tkemlups.ca

Kamloops Native Housing Society Provides affordable rental units Phone: 250.374.1728

Residential Tenancy Office

Provides landlords and tenants with information related to their rights and responsibilities Phone: 1.800.665.8779 Website: www.rto.gov.bc.ca

SAFER Rental Aid

Shelter Aid For Elderly Renters: Provincial program provides cash assistance to eligible seniors age 60 and over who pay more than 30 percent of their income in rent Phone: 1.800.257.7756 Website: www.bchousing.org/programs/SAFER

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Housing Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre

TRAC works to improve legal protection for tenants, community action to protect and increase supply of affordable rental housing Phone: 1.800.665.1195 Website: www.tenants.bc.ca

Welcome Wagon

Local greeting service that provides helpful community information Phone: 1.866.856.8442 Website: www.welcomewagon.ca

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Transportation BC Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation

Through the First Citizens Fund, the Elders Transportation Assistance Program provides financial assistance to Elders to travel to heritage, cultural and educational workshops and conferences. The program is administered by the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres. Website: www.gov.bc.ca/arr/economic/fcf/default.html

BC Transit Kamloops

Local transit provider – bus and HandyDART Phone: 250.376.1216

Bus Passes for Seniors

Offers a reduced cost, annual bus pass for low income seniors and individuals receiving disability assistance from the Province of British Columbia Phone: 1.866.866.0800 Local 4

Can Am Cruisers Inc.

Wholesale wheel chair lifts and ramps Phone: 250.491.0003

City of Kamloops

Scooter Rodeo (In partnership with John Howard Society) Annual Free Event Phone: 250.828.3500

Driver Fitness Medical Reports & Road Test Re-exams

Assessments to determine if someone is physically, cognitively and medically fit to drive Phone: 1.800.663.7867 (Enquiry BC) ask to be transferred to 250.387.7747 Website: www.pssg.gov.bc.ca/osmv/medical-fitness/index.htm

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Transportation HandyDART

A transportation service for persons who have a disability that is sufficiently severe that the person is unable to use conventional transit service without assistance Phone: 250.376.7525 Website: www.transitbc.com/regions/kam/accessible/handydart.cfm

Hospital Transfers

Transportation Service operating through SN Transport LTD. (Quotes can be provided for this fee for service) Phone: 1.800.768. 0044

ICBC

Drivers’ Licences Phone: 1.800.950.1498 Website: www.icbc.com/driver-licensing/fees

Older Drivers In Canada

Safe driving strategies, warning signs, community mobility and more Website: www.olderdriversafety.ca

ONCORE Central Services (formerly Seniors Outreach Society) Better at Home Program Volunteers will transport seniors to and from medical related appointments when HandyDART is not an option Phone: 250.828.0600 Website: www.kamseniorsoutreach.ca

People in Motion

Parking placards to people with disabilities Phone: 250.376.7878 Website: www.peopleinmotion.org

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Transportation Travel Assistance Program

Provincial program to assist with travel costs when medical care isn’t locally available. Forms are available from your family physician during referral process. Complementary program is Health Connections through Interior Health Authority. See website below for more information. Phone: 1.800.661.2668 Website: www.health.gov.bc.ca/tapbc

Volunteer Drivers Program (Freemasons) Free transportation to and from cancer treatments Phone: 1.800.299.0188

Wheelchair Accessible Taxis Phone: 250.374.5151 (Kami Cabs) Phone: 250.374.3333 (Yellow Cabs)

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Financial and Legal Financial Services and Supports Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Supports Aboriginal people and Northerners in their efforts to: • improve social well-being and economic prosperity; • develop healthier, more sustainable communities; and • participate more fully in Canada’s political, social and economic development - to the benefit of all Canadians Phone: 1.800.567.9604 Website: www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca

Allowance Program

Benefit available to the spouses or common-law partners of Guaranteed Income Supplement recipients - Service Canada Phone: 1.800.277.9914

BC Assessment Authority

Produces annual property assessments Phone: 250.376.6281 Website: www.bcassessment.ca

Before You Give

Facts about how to be an informed charitable donor Phone: 1.800.267.2384 Website: www.cra.gc.ca/donors

Better Business Bureau

Promotes marketplace fairness, honesty and helps people find and recommend businesses, brands, and charities they can trust Phone: 1.888.803.1222 Website: http://mbc.bbb.org/consumers/

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Financial and Legal Canada Pension Plan (CPP)

Provides a retirement pension and other benefits for people who have contributed to this plan through paid employment in Canada - Service Canada Phone: 1.800.277.9914

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

Collects information and criminal intelligence on mass marketing fraud (telemarketing), advance fee fraud letters (e.g. West African), internet fraud and I.D theft complaints Phone: 1.888.495.8501 Website: www.antifraudcentre.ca

Centre for Seniors Information

Assists in filling out any forms and with income tax processes Phone: 250.554.4145 Website: www.csikamloops.ca

Consumer Protection Authority

A not-for-profit corporation that protects consumers and encourages a fair marketplace in British Columbia Phone: 1.888.564.9963 Website: www.consumerprotectionbc.ca

Credit Counselling Society Free Credit Counselling

Phone: 250.860.3000 (Kelowna Office) Toll-Free: 1.888.527.8999 Website: www.nomoredebts.org

Employment Insurance (EI) Benefits

For Seniors who continue working after age 65 - Service Canada Phone: 1.800.206.7218 Website: www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/sc/ei/index.shtml

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Financial and Legal Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)

Provides additional money (on top of Old Age Security), to low-income seniors living in Canada- Service Canada Phone: 1.800.277.9914

Ministry of Social Development Seniors Assistance Programs

Tax Deferment, Home Renovation Tax Credit, Home Owner Grants Phone: 1.866.866.0800 Ext. 4 and then Ext. 3

ONCORE Central Services (formerly Seniors Outreach Society)

Certified Income Tax volunteers help seniors prepare their tax returns Phone: 250.828.0600 Website: www.kamseniorsoutreach.ca

Old Age Security (OAS)

A federally-funded monthly pension for Canadian citizens who are 65 and meet residency requirements – Service Canada Phone: 1.800.277.9914

Targeted Initiative for Older Workers Supports Canada’s unemployed older workers

Email: LabourMarketProgramsBr@gov.bc.ca

Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)

Provides services and benefits for eligible Veterans, their families and caregivers, both at home and in community facilities Phone: 1.866.522.2122 Website: www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/services

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Financial and Legal Legal Services and Supports Access Pro Bono Society of BC

Provides high quality pro bono legal services to people and non-profit organizations of limited means Phone: 1.877.762.6664 Website: www.accessprobono.ca

BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support

Non-profit organization that delivers the following services: Education & Outreach programs, Seniors Advocacy & Information Line, Victims Services, Legal Advocacy programs, Elder Law Clinics Phone: 1.866.437.1940 Website: www.bcceas.ca

Clicklaw

On-line legal information Website: www.clicklaw.bc.ca

Community Legal Assistance

For the benefit of those who are physically, mentally, socially, economically or other-wise disadvantaged, or whose human rights need protection Phone: 1.888.685.6222 Website: www.clasbc.net

Lawyer Referral Service

Enables members of the public to consult with a lawyer for up to 30 minutes for a $25 fee Phone: 1.800.663.1919 Website: www.cbabc.org/For-the-Public

Legal Services Society

Legal aid for people with low incomes Phone: 250.314.1900 Website: www.legalaid.bc.ca Kamloops & Area Seniors’ Quick Guide

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Financial and Legal Public Guardian and Trustee of BC

Service for adults who require assistance in decision making through protection of their legal rights, financial interests and personal care interests Phone: 250.712.7576 Website: www.trustee.bc.ca

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law

Expertise in Elder Law issues both in Canada and internationally Phone: 604.822.0633 Website: www.bcli.org/ccel

Vital Statistics Agency

Registers all births, marriages, deaths and changes of name that occur in British Columbia Phone: 1.888.876.1633 Website: www.vs.gov.bc.ca

Education Services English Language Training

New immigrants and refugees may qualify to beginner and intermediate-level English as a Second Language courses Website: www.welcomebc.ca/wbc/immigration/settle/learn

Kamloops Adult Learners Society

Lifetime learning for seniors through peer tutoring, courses and workshops Phone: 250.819.5153 Website: www.kals.ca

Literacy in Kamloops (LinK)

Community partners who work together to increase the literacy levels of children, youth and adults within Kamloops Phone: 250.376.2266 Website: http://literacyinkamloops.com

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Financial and Legal Post-Secondary Tuition

Provincial program that offers reduced or free tuition for seniors Website: www.aved.gov.bc.ca/institutions/welcome.htm

St. John Ambulance

Provide courses and training, first aid kids and supplies, community services, safety tips and other resources Phone: 250.372.3853 Website: www.sja.ca/bc

Thompson-Nicola Regional District Library System Offers free computer courses on a weekly basis Phone: 250.374.8866 (Downtown) Phone: 250.376.3526 (North Shore) Website: www.tnrdlib.ca

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