Seniors in White Rock

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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).

Seniors at White Rock Recreation class

Seniors Recreation

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. 

Discover Seniors Recreation.

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.

Online Recreation class

Online Recreation

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. 

View Online Recreation Videos.

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
During this COVID-19 pandemic, White Rock/South Surrey family physicians are available to provide care to patients using telephone or video during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are also available for in-clinic care as needed. To book your appointment, call your family physician’s office. If an in-person visit is needed, your family physician will let you know, and their staff will follow up to make arrangements. Your family physician will also continue to refer you to specialists as needed.

Some local walk-in clinics are also open. Check for availability and any special instructions. Medimap will also show which local clinics are accepting new patients.

Sources Community Resource Centres – Social Wellness for our Community

  • Sources SHOP BY PHONE
    Give your grocery order to a volunteer on Monday, and receive your order by delivery done a volunteer on Tuesday morning; the program is biweekly. Pay by credit card (preferred) or cheque. Call 604-542-4357 (HELP)
  • Sources Information and Referral Call 604-542-4357 (HELP)
    Staff and volunteers are available to provide information on resources to seniors.
  • Income Tax Clinic
    Do you want to learn how to prepare your own tax return yourself, online? We are starting a program where volunteers will teach you, virtually, or in-person with physical distance measures in place. Call 604-542-4357 (HELP)

Seniors Come Share Society - Seniors Centre Without Walls
Free telephone based social/recreational activities accessible from home. Includes health and wellness topics, entertainment and skill building. 604-531-9400 ext 205 or

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: 

  • Identifying key social, emotional and physical health and well-being issues of adults aged 60 and older in relation to the pandemic.
  • Identifying potential challenges to obtaining services, support and/or resources based on the community scan of demographics and program availably as well as existing data sources.
  • Identifying strategies through community level program delivery to enhance the social, emotional, and physical health and well-being of adults aged 60 and older during COVID-19 and beyond.

Mental Health Resources

Counseling Phone Lines
Resources for Mental Health 

Seniors Groups

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
Tel: 604-531-2100
Sources Community Resource Centres – Social Wellness for our Community
Tel: 604-542-4357 (HELP)
Alzheimer Resource
4 - 1475 Anderson Street (next to the Centennial Arena) White Rock, B.C. V4B 0A8
Tel: 604-541-0606
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
Tel: 604-536-4673
WRSS Divisions of Family Practice
Find a Family Doctor
FETCH For Everything That’s Community Health

Government Resources

Province of BC

Government of Canada