Links2Care

Site: Acton - Mill St E

Service: Community Social Services Programs

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-853-3310
Fax 519-853-3530
E-Mail info@links2care.ca
Website www.links2care.ca
Primary Contact Deirdre Hogan, Marketing and Communications Coordinator; Phone: 905-873-6502; Email: dhogan@links2care.ca
Site Information
Site Location Acton
Located In Community Acton
Address & Map
47 Mill St E
Acton, ON L7J 1H1
Intersection Main St N and Mill St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Links to Care
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1977
Primary Executive Kate Power, Chief Executive Offficer; Phone: 905-844-0252 ext 101; Email: kpower@links2care.ca
Funding MH LHIN ; United Way of Halton
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A charitable, not for profit, multi-service agency whose services help adults with permanent disabilities and seniors 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 for 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 clinics for low income clients
  • Needs Coordination matches those in need of household items with those who can provide them
  • agency accessibility provides office space and an answering service to agencies like counselling agencies - family, teen, addiction, legal, financial
  • transitional housing is available for families who are homeless * families can stay for a period of two months
  • a community support coordinator provides family support 
  • Holiday Hampers Program: provides hampers of children's clothing and toys for families who are experiencing financial difficulties in Halton Hills

Winter Warmth Program:
  • one time financial assistance for eligible low income people who are at risk of going into arrears on their gas bill

Backpack Program:
  • provides backpacks with school supplies for lower income families in Halton Hills

Services for seniors:
  • Meals programs: Meals on Wheels, Meals on Ice, Wheels to Meals, Congregate Dining
  • Home maintenance and repair: provides help with tasks inside and outside the home to enable seniors or adults with disabilities to remain in their own homes * may include yard maintenance, snow shoveling, window washing, seasonal house cleaning, odd jobs and minor repairs
  • Telephone assurance: call seniors regularly to provide a safety check and social contact
  • Friendly visiting: volunteer who will visit once a week to provide companionship and conversation
  • 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 Acton postal workers and Links2Care
  • Client Intervention and Assistance: provides support for seniors and adults with disabilities who may be at risk due to a critical change in their life situation such as an upcoming eviction, facing homelessness, loss of financial income, or experiencing difficulties within their home setting such as abuse and isolation * contact Seniors Coordinator, (mobile) 905-699-2010 or (office) 905-844-0252
  • Supportive Housing Program: provides essential supports for daily living services to eligible seniors living at Lakeview Villa, 17 Elizabeth Dr, Acton * services may include bathing, dressing, medication reminders, light housekeeping and laundry * contact Marianne, Seniors Coordinator, Supportive Housing at 519-853-9916

Youth programs:
Off the Wall - Acton
Open Door - Georgetown

Children's programs:
Ontario Early Years- Acton Satellite
Ontario Early Years - Georgetown Satellite

Services and Programs:
  • Congregate Dining
  • Halton Hills. Recreation & Parks - Off The Wall Youth Centre
  • Meals On Wheels
  • Supportive Housing
Hours Mon 9am-12:30pm * Tue-Fri 9am-3pm * closed 12:30pm-1:30pm for lunch
Areas Served Halton Hills
Boundaries Halton Hills and area
Eligibility Persons with permanent disabilities and older adults who need physical, social, or emotional supports
Application call * no referral required
Languages English
Fees Varies per program
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Case/Care Management ~ Older Adults ; Case/Care Management ~ People With Disabilities ; Christmas Programs ; Community Meals ~ Older Adults ; Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ~ Older Adults ; Friendly Outreach Programs ; Holiday Gifts/Toys ; Home Delivered Meals ; Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services ~ Older Adults ; Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services ~ People With Disabilities ; Material Goods Donation Information/Matching Services ; Residential Snow Shovelling ~ Older Adults ; Respite Care ; Tax Preparation Assistance ; Transitional Housing/Shelter

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