Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-837-0017
Toll Free Phone Meals on Wheels/Community Food Box 1-888-255-6680
Fax 905-837-7535
E-Mail webmaster@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Website www.communitycaredurham.on.ca
Located In Community Pickering
Address 1420 Bayly St, Unit 6
Pickering, ON L1W 3R4
 
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Intersection Liverpool Rd and Bayly St
Contact Information
Primary Contact Katrina Van Rhee, Manager; Phone: ext 226; Email: kvanrhee@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Alternate Contact Nelly Toomey, Program Assistant; Phone: ext 242; Email: ntoomey@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Marcy Marchuk, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-668-6223 ext 269; Fax: 905-668-7190; Email: mmarchuk@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Primary Executive Sally Barrie, Director, Home Support; Phone: 905-668-6291; Fax: 905-668-7190; Email: sbarrie@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID19 - note certain program changes:

HOME SUPPORT PROGRAM Services that support adults and their caregivers with needs related to aging, physical and/or mental health * assists clients to remain in their own homes and communities, and to function as independently as possible.

Home Support Services

Transportation NON-ESSENTIAL SUSPENDED, essential drive would be drives for dialysis treatments, chemotherapy and possibly Specialist appointments, decided on a case by case basis * All essential drives will take place in our CCD Transportation vehicles or volunteer vehicles * Cleaning will be completed following each drive

Home Help SUSPENDED Light housekeeping assistance

Home Maintenance SUSPENDED Occasional minor repairs, yard work, grass cutting, snow shovelling or one-time clean-up

Meals on Wheels™ Nutritionally balanced meals to people who are unable to prepare meals or easily shop for groceries * hot or frozen meals are delivered by volunteers * special diets are available

Community Food Box -- Plentiful box of essentials to people who fit criteria (income, ability to get outside/shop, isolation) for $30

Luncheon Out SUSPENDED An opportunity for adults with physical disabilities and the frail elderly to enjoy a nutritious meal, information and/or entertainment in a local, centrally located setting * luncheons are held at preset times * transportation can be arranged

Friendly Visiting By telephone Volunteers visit on a regular basis with clients who are isolated * activities may include playing cards, taking walks, doing crafts or just enjoying pleasant conversation

Telephone Security Checks Daily Monday to Friday telephone calls to clients for a friendly check-in and brief chat * checks on their well-being and reassures them that help is available if and when needed

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ajax ; Pickering
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Adults and their caregivers who have needs related to aging, physical and/or mental health
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees Program ; Service ; Client pays for Transportation, Home Help, Home Maintenance, Meals on Wheels, Luncheon Out programs
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Subjects
Service Categories COVID-19 ; Errand Running/Shopping Assistance ; Friendly Outreach Programs ; Grocery Delivery ; Home Delivered Meals ; Homemaker Assistance ; Non-Emergency Medical Transportation ; Senior Ride Programs ; Telephone Reassurance ; Volunteer Opportunities

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