Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-668-6223
Fax 905-668-7190
E-Mail webmaster@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Website www.communitycaredurham.on.ca
Located In Community Oshawa
Address 20 Sunray St, Unit 6
Whitby, ON L1N 8Y3
 
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Intersection Hopkins St and Consumers Dr
Contact Information
Primary Contact Yvonne Brooks, Manager; Phone: 905-430-5944; Email: ybrooks@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Alternate Contact Karen Harries, Program Assistant; Phone: ext 239; Email: kharries@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Marcy Marchuk, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-623-2261 ext 221; Fax: 905-623-2604; Email: mmarchuk@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Primary Executive Laura Ricketts, Executive Director; Phone: 905-668-6378; Email: lricketts@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Alternate Executive Sally Barrie, Director, Home Support; Phone: 905-668-6291; Email: sbarrie@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Description & Services
Description (Service) 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 
 
Transportation 
Drives for clients primarily to medical appointments, and when time allows to shopping and errands 
 
Home Help 
Light housekeeping assistance  
 
Home Maintenance 
Occasional minor repairs, yard work, grass cutting, snow shoveling 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 
 
Friendly Visiting 
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 Reassurance 
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 
 
Footcare Program 
Foot care services are provided by trained registered foot care nurses available to clients in the Adult Day Program 
 
Luncheon Out 
With a focus on helping seniors stay connected, provides a nutritious meal and entertainment in a social setting
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Oshawa
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 Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Disability Related Transportation ; Errand Running/Shopping Assistance ; Friendly Outreach Programs ; Home Delivered Meals ; Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services ; Homemaker Assistance ; Podiatry/Foot Care ; Senior Ride Programs ; Specialized Information and Referral ; Telephone Reassurance

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