Seniors

Information for Seniors on Federal, Provincial or Territorial Resources 

This website provides information on available services and resources for seniors in each region.

211

211 is a phone number to reach Canada’s primary source of information on government and community based health and social services. To speak directly with an information specialist, dial 2-1-1 where the service is available. The website provides a gateway to community, social, non-clinical health and related government services. 211 can help you to navigate the complex network of human services quickly and easily, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in over 100 languages. The service aims to connect people to the right information and services, strengthen Canada’s health and human services, and help Canadians to become more engaged with their communities.

Regional services available to seniors

Alberta: Aboriginal Seniors’ Lodge

British Columbia: Seniors’ housing programs, resources, and services

New Brunswick: Adult Development Activities, Programs and Training, health services, and other resources

Nova Scotia: Senior programs and grief support

Ontario: Seniors’ home care, elder abuse, geriatric psychiatry, long-term care, recreation programs

Quebec: Le Mieux-Être des Immigrants

Saskatchewan: Seniors’ home care, pharmaceutical services, and other resources