Links2Care

Site: Georgetown - Armstrong Ave - Georgetown Office

Service: Community Social Services Programs

Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Links to Care ; Links2Kids ; Meals on Wheels ; Ontario Early Years Centre
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-873-6502 Georgetown; 
519-853-3310 Acton; 
905-844-0252 Oakville
Toll Free Phone 1-866-920-6502 Georgetown; 
1-866-844-0252 Oakville
Fax 905-873-6195
E-Mail info@links2care.ca
Website www.links2care.ca/
Primary Contact Julie Vail, Director, Human Resources & Corporate Services; Email: jvail@links2care.ca
Alternate Contact Deirdre Hogan, Coordinator, Human Resources and Communications; Email: dhogan@links2care.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Patty Colautti, Volunteer Coordinator; Email: pcolautti@links2care.ca
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A community support organization delivering a wide variety of programs and services to seniors, adults, youth, and children of Halton Region and Mississauga.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1977
Primary Executive Kate Power, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 905-844-0252; Fax: 905-873-6195; Email: kpower@links2care.ca
Funding City / Town - Towns of Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville ; Regional / Municipal - Region of Halton ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ; Donations ; United Way ; Private - corporate sponsors ; Foundation
Service Information
Description (Service) Community Support Programs in Halton Hills 
* information and referral regarding health and social service agencies, community groups,organizations and government resources  
* assistance and advocacy support to individuals and families experiencing difficulties, especially those who have no other place to go or those who are unable to access services without assistance 
* Income Tax Program has trained volunteers preparing returns for low income clients 
* Needs Coordination matches those who need household items with those who are able to provide them 
* Transitional Housing is available for families who are homeless * rent geared to income * a community support coordinator provides family support 
* Holiday Hampers provides hampers of children's clothing and toys for families experiencing financial difficulties 
* Backpack program provides school supplies to children in need 
* Winter Warmth Program (in partnership with the United Way) provides financial help for Union Gas arrears  
* Jumpstart Program (in partnership with Canadian Tire) provides financial help for kids' sports and recreational activities  
* Fresh Food Box supplies fresh produce monthly at a reasonable cost 
 
Seniors Programs throughout Halton 
Home Help: 
* in-home assistance with light housekeeping, laundry, and meal preparation 
Bathing: 
* a free, weekly in-home bathing service 
Caregiver Recharge/Respite: 
* regularly scheduled in-home relief for caregivers of seniors and adults with disabilities 
Home Maintenance and Repair: 
* provides help both inside and outside of the home to seniors and adults with disabilities, including yard maintenance, shoveling, painting, window washing, small repairs, and seasonal housecleaning 
Friendly Visiting and Telephone Assurance: 
* volunteer "visitors" are matched with isolated seniors and adults with disabilities for in-home companionship and safety checks 
Client Intervention and Assistance: 
* provides one-on-one support, information and referrals for seniors and adults with disabilities who may be at risk due to a critical change in their life situation including homelessness, bereavement or isolation 
 
Seniors Programs in Halton Hills: 
Meals on Wheels: 
* hot nutritious meals at noon, Monday to Friday, to seniors and people with disabilities 
Meals on Ice: 
* clients choose from a varied menu  
* frozen meals ordered and delivered weekly 
Wheels to Meals: 
* a social outing for seniors twice a month  
* transportation provided to a local restaurant or venue 
Congregate Dining: 
* provides a meal and social activities in seniors buildings 
Letter Carriers Alert: 
* provides reassurance and a check on the well-being of those living alone who receive mail delivery to their door * (in partnership with Georgetown and Acton postal workers) 
Supportive Housing Program: 
* program provides essential support services to eligible seniors living at  
Lakeview Villa in Acton 
 
Youth Programs: 
* Off the Wall (Acton) 
* Open Door (Georgetown) 
* individual youth and family support available in person, by phone and over the internet 
 
Children's Programs: 
* Georgetown Parent-Child Centre 
 
Links2Kids School Age Programs 
* Acton Parent-Child Resource Centre 
 
Parenting Programs: 
* individual parenting support available 
* parenting programs available through the Parent Child Resources Centres
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Halton Region ; Mississauga
Eligibility Some programs have specific eligibility
Application Call * no referral required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - available as necessary
Fees Program - many programs are free but there may be a small fee for some
Site Information
Site Location Near Wastewise
Located In Community Halton Hills (Georgetown)
Address & Map
36 Armstrong Ave, Unit 1
Georgetown, ON L7G 4R9
 
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Intersection Mountainview Rd and Armstrong Ave
Accessibility Unknown - depends on the location
Taxonomy and Classification
Service Categories Case/Care Management ~ Older Adults ; Case/Care Management ~ People With Disabilities ; Christmas Programs ; Comprehensive Information and Referral ; Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Directory/Resource List Publication ; Friendly Outreach Programs ; Holiday Gifts/Toys ; Home Delivered Meals ; Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services ; Material Goods Donation Information/Matching Services ; Semi-Independent Living Residences for Adults with Disabilities ~ Older Adults ; Supported Living Services for Adults with Disabilities ; Tax Preparation Assistance ; Telephone Reassurance ; Transitional Housing/Shelter
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