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).
COVID-19 Resources for Seniors
COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) has now been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. The City of White Rock wants to ensure that residents stay healthy and informed during this emergency situation.
Below are resources available to seniors in our community to access during this crisis.
|BC211 - Safe Seniors, Strong Communities Program |
The bc211 call line has expanded to help B.C. seniors during COVID-19 pandemic. 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.
|Canadian Anti Fraud Centre|
The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre collects information on fraud and identity theft. As COVID-19 continues to spread globally, watch out for associated scams.
Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan. The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, including specific support for seniors.
Sources SHOP BY PHONE Call 604-542-4357 to register
Sources Comfort Call 604-542-4357 to register
Sources Information and Referral Call 604-542-4357
Seniors Come Share Society - Seniors Centre Without Walls
Support for day to day tasks like housekeeping, yard work, transportation, grocery ordering/delivery and meal delivery. Call 211
Seniors Come Share Society - Telephone Reassurance Calls
CARP - Canadian Association for Retired Persons
|Semiahmoo Peninsula Rotaract |
Rotaract volunteers are happy to grocery shop and deliver for seniors and immune compromised people in the community during this crisis. The service is available seven days a week. To organize shopping and delivery, please contact Lexie Wynne at 604-616-6420 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
TOGETHER – White Rock/South Surrey
|Alexander Neighborhood House|
Alexander Neighborhood House has developed a phone tree that provides mutual support and encouragement to residents of South Surrey and White Rock. Vulnerable neighbours can connect for emotional support, as well request occasional errands. This crisis is a time to lift one another up in compassion. For more information, contact Neil at email@example.com, or call at 604-535-0015 (ext 236).
A Rocha Farm to Families Program
COVID-19 and the City of White Rock
Find out what the City of White Rock is doing during the COVID-19 pandemic, what you can do to prevent the spread, health resources, and business resources.
Community Partners Resources
|Seniors Come Share Society|
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