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BC Old Age Pensioners Organization
Seniors' advocacy organization with 80 Branches across BC. OAPO's objectives are to promote in the best interests of all elder citizens of British Columbia all matters pertaining to their welfare. Some specific concerns are pensions, health care and home care, afforable housing, women's rights, taxation, social safety, and consultation.
COSCO Council of Senior Citizens' Organizations of BC
The Council is a federation of 72 member seniors organizations from various areas of the Province representing approximately 65,000 seniors. It has been working for seniors at the Provincial and Federal level since 1950.
LGTB Generations Project - Vancouver
Serving and Supporting Ageing and Older LGTB People and Bringing Generations Together. The LGTB Generations Project - based on a partnership between The Centre and Service Options of Family Services of Greater Vancouver - reflects an exciting and innovative approach to age specific service delivery, education, and community development.
Seniors Network of BC
A central advocacy body through which seniors' groups in BC, and people advocating for seniors, can discuss their concerns, take action when necessary and present their common views to various levels of government.
Seniors Support Services White Rock
Assists seniors to maintain or increase their independence so they may remain living in their own home.
Abuse Prevention and Legal Education Project Surrey & Delta
Surrey-Delta Immigrant Services Society program: Educates the Chinese, Korean, Polish, South Asian, Spanish, and Vietnamese speaking communities on topics related to the rights of older adults, in their first language and from a culturally-appropriate perspective.
Langley Coalition Against Abuse of Seniors
Multi-agency committee working to prevent elder abuse. Advocates and educates on behalf of seniors, addressing emotional, physical, and financial abuse. Serves Aldergrove, Cloverdale, Fort Langley, and Langley.
Indo-Canadian Seniors Society Surrey & Delta
Offers recreation programs and services in Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, and English. Hosts speakers on various topics of interest to seniors. Senior counsellors provide assistance with completing income tax returns, as well as pension, MSP, and other forms.
South Asian Friendship Society Burnaby
Weekly programs for Indo-Canadian seniors. Programs include speakers, peer counselling, outings, and other social and recreational activities. Operates out of Edmonds Community Centre for Older Adults in Burnaby
Vietnamese Seniors' Outreach Program Vancouver
A social and support program linking Vietnamese-speaking seniors with programs at Britannia Community Centre in East Vancouver. Also assists with accessing social and community services.
Burnaby Seniors Outreach Services Society
Provides peer counselling, guidance, outreach, and referral services
Century House Peer Counselling New Westminster
Brochure in .pdf format.
Deltassist Seniors Outreach Services Delta
Outreach counseling, friendly visitors, daily phone support, volunteer shoppers and drivers, and volunteer helpers.
Dogwood Pavillion Peer Counselling Coquitlam
Jewish Family Services Seniors Services - Vancouver & Richmond
Offers home care, transportation, friendly visitor, telephone friend, kosher meals on wheels, and seniors lunch club.
Langley Seniors Recreation and Resource Centre
Provide transportation, shopping assistance, minor home repairs and regular telephone contact.
Marpole Peer Counselling Vancouver
Meals on Wheels Abbotsford Community Services
North Vancouver Seniors Outreach Program
Offers peer counselling and shopping assistance.
Richmond Volunteer Information Services Seniors Programs
Provides peer counselling and shopping program for isolated seniors
Seniors Go Shopping Mission
Seniors Peer Counselling of BC
Helps network senior peer counselling groups in BC.
Seniors Support Services Surrey & White Rock
Provides peer counselling, wheels-to-meals, and friendly visitor services
West End Seniors Network Vancouver
Provides peer counselling, friendly helpers, and shopping services.
Western Society for Seniors Citizens Services New Westminster
Provides shopping assistance, outings, support calls, communal and delivered meals, and lawn and yard maintenance services.
Wheels to Meals Renfrew Collingwood Seniors Society
Offers take out and delivery service, as well as congregate lunches.
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City of Burnaby 55+ Drop In Programs
Links to leisure, support, counselling and health programs at Burnabys four seniors centres: Bonsor, Confederation, Cameron, and Edmonds.
- Bonsor Seniors Centre
Upper level Bonsor Recreation Centre
6550 Bonsor Avenue
- Cameron Seniors Centre
9523 Cameron Street
- Confederation Centre For The Retired
4585 Albert St
- Edmonds Community Centre for Older Adults
Parkgate Community Centre North Vancouver
Seniors Activity Centre West Vancouver
- Cloverdale Seniors' Centre
- Fleetwood Seniors' Services
- Guildford Seniors' Services
- Newton Seniors' Centre
- South Surrey Seniors' Services
- Sunrise Pavilion Seniors' Recreation Centre
- Community Centres
Most of the community centres in Vancouver offer recreation and leisure services for seniors. Click the link to the community centre in your area to see if your centre has seniors' programming.
- Programs and Activities at Community Centres
From the Browse Programs links, you can go to a search page that will allow you to search for programs by community centre, age group, type of program, and day of the week.
- Leisure Access Card Program
The Leisure Access Card (LAC) Program is for Vancouver residents whose limited income may prevent them from participating in basic Park Board recreation programs and services. Seniors with a Ministry Transit Pass can apply directly at any community centre for their photocard or make an application with proof of low income. Applications are also available online.