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Links2Care

Site: Georgetown Office

Service: Community Social Services Programs

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Record #: ACT1036 Last Full Update: 16 May 2013
Record Details
Alternate NameLinks to Care ; Links2Kids Early Learning and Childcare Centre ; Meals on Wheels Halton Hills ; Ontario Early Years Centre
Former NameActon Social Services and Information Centre ; ASSIC ; Halton Helping Hands ; Halton Hills Community Support and Information: Georgetown Meals on Wheels
Contact Numbers
Office Phone905-873-6502; 
Acton Office 519-853-3310
Toll Free Phone1-866-920-6502
Fax905-873-6195
Contact Information
Address & Map
36 Armstrong Ave, Unit #1
Georgetown, ON L7G 4R9
 
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Located In CommunityGeorgetown
Nearest Main IntersectionMountainview Rd and Armstrong Ave
Wheelchair AccessibilityNot Accessible
Organization Emailinfo@links2care.ca
Websitewww.links2care.ca/
Primary ContactJulie Vail, Director, Human Resources & Corporate Services; Email: jvail@links2care.ca
Coordinator of VolunteersPatty Colautti, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-873-6502 ext 26; Email: pcolautti@links2care.ca
Primary ExecutiveMark Spence, Interim Executive Director; Phone: 905-873-6502; Fax: 905-873-6195; Email: mspence@links2care.ca
Service Details
Areas ServedHalton Hills
DescriptionA charitable, not for profit, multi-service agency whose services help seniors and permanently disabled adults live independently and safely in their homes.  
 
Community Support Programs: 
* information and referral regarding health and social service agencies, community groups and organizations, government resources  
* assistance and advocacy support to individuals and families who are experiencing difficulties, especially those who have no other place to go or those who are unable to access services without assistance 
* Income tax clinics for low income clients  
* Needs Coordination matches those who are in need of household items with those who are able to provide them 
* Transitional Housing is available for families who are homeless * rent is geared to income * a community support coordinator provides family support 
* Holiday Hampers provides hampers of children's clothing and toys for families who are experiencing financial difficulties 
 
Seniors Programs: 
Meals on Wheels: 
* hot nutritious meals at noon, Monday to Friday, to seniors and people with disabilities in Halton Hills 
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 in Halton Hills 
Home Maintenance and Repair: 
* provides help both inside and outside of the home to seniors and persons with disabilities * jobs could include yard maintenance, snow shoveling, painting, window washing, plumbing repairs, electrical repairs and seasonal housecleaning 
Telephone Assurance: 
* a scheduled phone call to ensure that all is well 
Friendly Visiting: 
* a community support service which brings volunteer "visitors" to the homes of seniors and persons with disabilities 
Home Help: 
* providing assistance with light housekeeping and meal preparation 
Letter Carriers Alert: 
* provides reassurance and a check on the well-being of those living alone who receive mail delivery to their door * a joint effort between Georgetown and Acton postal workers and Links2Care 
 
Client Intervention and Assistance: 
* provides support for seniors who may be at risk due to a critical change in their life situation 
* this may include homelessness, bereavement, or isolation 
* staff will meet with seniors and/or caregivers to offer information regarding programs and services 
* referrals may also be made to other agencies in an effort to create a sustainable plan, until the situation is stabilized 
* contact Seniors Coordinator at 905-844-0252 
 
Supportive Housing Program: 
* program provides essential support services to eligible seniors living at Lakeview Villa in Acton 
* personal support workers are on site daily to assist residents with their personal care and activities 
* these may include bathing, dressing, medication reminders, light housekeeping and laundry 
* contact Anne, Support Services Coordinator 519-853-9916 
 
Youth Programs: 
* Off the Wall (Acton) 
* Open Door (Georgetown) 
* Individual Youth Support available by phone and email 
 
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 
 
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm  
Eligibilityseniors and permanently disabled persons who need physical, social, or emotional supports
ApplicationCall * no referral required
FeesProgram - small fee for some programs
LanguagesEnglish ; Interpretive Services - available as necessary
Established1977
FundingCity / Town - Town of Halton Hills ; Regional / Municipal - Halton ; Provincial ; Donations ; United Way ; Private - corporate sponsors ; Foundation
Service Level(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Indexing
Service CategoriesCase/Care Management ~ Older Adults ; Case/Care Management ~ People With Disabilities ; Christmas Baskets ; Comprehensive Information and Referral ; Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Directory/Resource List Publication ; Friendly Visiting ; Home Delivered Meals ; Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services ; Supported Living Services for Adults with Disabilities ; Tax Preparation Assistance ; Telephone Reassurance ; Transitional Housing/Shelter