Seniors in White Rock
The City of White Rock offers opportunities, resources, and services to seniors to stay active, informed, and engaged in our community. Our seniors are an integral part of our community, with over 29% of White Rock’s population being over the age of 65 (Statistics Canada).
Get involved in White Rock seniors' recreation programs. Whether you want to get fit, try something new or join a group or club, White Rock offers a variety of activities to suit all ages, abilities, and interests.
Kent Street Activity Centre Coffee Shop
Come down and visit the Coffee Shop at the Kent Street Activity Centre and try some delicious homemade cuisine.
Located at 1475 Kent Street, White Rock
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Keep your mind and body moving while staying home. The City is pleased to offer some of your favorite fitness and yoga classes online. Work on your physical and mental health while physical distancing at home.
Local Resources for Seniors
|BC.211.CA - Safe Seniors, Strong Communities Program |
Safe seniors, Strong Communities is a program that matches seniors who need support with non- medical essentials, to volunteers in their community that are willing to help.
Doctor phone/video appointments
Seniors Come Share Society - Seniors Centre Without Walls
|Alexandra Neighborhood House Caring Circles|
To support self-isolating individuals and families to stay home during the COVID-19 health emergency. Information on the program, including application forms, can be found here. Helper Teams of six support a pool of people needing support with in-community activities, like shopping and deliveries; as well as emotional support through occasional calls or online chats.
|TOGETHER – White Rock/South Surrey|
Psychologists and Registered Clinical Counsellors available to provide emotional wellness including 1:1 counselling pro bono and the sharing of resources.
Report - Seniors in White Rock During COVID-19
|Read the Report: Wellness & Connectedness of Seniors in White Rock During COVID-19|
The project consisted of a community scan and needs assessment that looked at:
Mental Health Resources
|Counseling Phone Lines|
|Resources for Mental Health|
|CARP - Canadian Association for Retired Persons |
The CARP website is being updated daily with links to all government sources for updates and assistance plus advice from doctors and others. Visit Coronavirus / COVID-19 - What you need to know - CARP
|Semiahmoo Seniors Planning Table|
Community Group working towards inclusion and well-being of older adults living in the White Rock / South Surrey community.
Community Based Programs
|Health Coach Program|
One-on-One telephone-based Health Coach Program to support those living chronic health conditions.
|Choose To Move|
Program to help with motivation and support to become more active.
|Minds in Motion|
Minds in Motion helps people living with any form of early-stage dementia with gentle exercise and social activities.
Community Partners Resources
|Seniors Come Share Society|
|Sources Community Resource Centres – Social Wellness for our Community|
Tel: 604-542-4357 (HELP)
4 - 1475 Anderson Street (next to the Centennial Arena) White Rock, B.C. V4B 0A8
To pick up information or make an in-person appointment, drop-in hours are Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
|White Rock South Surrey Stroke Recovery|
5 - 1475 Anderson Street (next to the Centennial Arena) White Rock, B.C. V4B 0A8
|WRSS Divisions of Family Practice|
|Find a Family Doctor|
|FETCH For Everything That’s Community Health|
|Province of BC||Government of Canada|