Scarborough Support Services
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1045 McNicoll Ave.
Scarborough, ON
M1W 3W6
Fax: 416-750-1310

Elderly and disabled adults often find that getting to where they need to go is a barrier to independent living. We have a team of well-trained drivers available to help people get to medical appointments, with their shopping, banking and other errands.
Caregiver Relief
Caregiver Relief / Respite Care
People who are in palliative care, post-operative care, or who are suffering from Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia, often need 24-hour care. But caring for a family member or a friend 24-hours a day can be stressful. This service provides support and relief to caregivers.
Personal Support and Homemaking
Personal Support & Homemaking
Personal support workers can help seniors and disabled adults with daily routines like bathing, hair care, shaving, mouth care, toileting, medication supervision, meal preparation, bathroom cleaning, vacuuming, garbage removal, escort to medical appointments and shopping.
Congregate Dining
Congregate Dining
Seniors and disabled adults get together at a variety of sites to enjoy a meal in the company of others and participate in recreational activities.
Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels
For seniors and disabled adults who have difficulty preparing meals, we deliver hot, nutritious meals to people's homes seven days a week. Frozen meals are also available.
Supportive Housing
Supportive Housing
This program provides assistance to frail and cognitively disabled adults and their families in a designated building. An on-site team of personal support workers assist clients with essential homemaking and personal care.
In-home Adult Day Care
In-home Adult Day Care
Seniors and disabled adults can spend the day at the fully-equipped home of a trained and qualified care provider. Meals are served and social and recreational activities are available.
Adult Day Program
Adult Day Program
Supervised therapeutic activities for seniors and disabled adults in a group setting for a full or half day. Clients interact with peers while participating in activities, exercise programs and mealtime get togethers.
Outdoor Maintenance
Outdoor Maintenance
This program offers clients a range of outdoor maintenance services including snow removal, grass cutting, window cleaning, minor repairs and heavy cleaning.
No-Fee Programs
Craft Group    Craft Group
Volunteers meet weekly from September to June to make crafts for fundraising.
Friendly Visiting    Friendly Visiting
Volunteers visit seniors and disabled adults who are socially isolated and develop a continous, one-to-one relationship.
Telephone Reassurance    Telephone Reassurance
Volunteers call and befriend isolated seniors and disabled adults on a regular basis to ensure their safety and well-being.
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United Way of Canada
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
City of Toronto Community and Neighbourhood Services

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