Links2Care

Site: Oakville

Service: Community Social Services Programs

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-844-0252
Toll Free Phone 1-866-920-6502
Fax 905-844-5656
E-Mail info@links2care.ca
Website www.links2care.ca/program/care-at-home/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/Links2Care/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: ca.linkedin.com/company/links2care
Primary Contact Deirdre Hogan, Marketing and Communications Coordinator; Phone: 905-873-6502; Email: dhogan@links2care.ca
Alternate Contact Christine Heath, Director of Quality; Email: cheath@links2care.ca
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1977
Primary Executive Lawna Paulos, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 905-844-0252 ext 101; Email: lpaulos@links2care.ca
Alternate Executive Allison Price, Director, In-Home Services; Phone: 905-844-2007; Email: aprice@links2care.ca
Funding MH LHIN * Donations * United Way of Halton & Hamilton * Halton Region
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A charitable, not for profit, multi-service agency whose services help adults with a permanent disability and older adults live independently and safely in their homes * volunteer opportunities available

Services include:

Bathing assistance: 
  • provides one bath per week in the home at no cost to older adults or adults with disabilities to reduce the risk of a fall
  • service is provided by personal support worker (PSW) in the client's home

Light housekeeping:
  • staff provide housekeeping in the clients' home including vacuuming, cleaning kitchen and bathroom, laundry and grocery shopping
  • program fee is geared to income

Friendly Visiting
:
  • a volunteer visits isolated or lonely seniors and adults with disabilities in their home

Home Maintenance and Repair:
  • fee for service program provides qualified workers to do jobs inside and outside of the home
  • jobs may include installing grab bars, grass and yard maintenance, snow removal, painting, window washing or seasonal housekeeping, odd jobs, minor home repairs

Caregiver Recharge / Respite
:
  • relief for caregivers
  • delivers flexible options to informal caregivers, providing worry-free in home relief with peace of mind that their loved one is being well cared for
  • fee for service
  • there are eligibility requirements to access this service that is provided at no cost
  • respite program not available in Burlington

Community Navigation:
  • support older adults or adults with disabilities who may be at risk due to a critical or impending 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
  • Community Navigator will meet with people and/or caregivers to work to support achieving goals of financial stability, housing stability and linking to supports and services, completing required forms, etc
  • provides in-home assessments to identify needs, facilitate access to information and community resources and develop short and long term plans
  • no cost for this service

Hot and frozen meals (available in Halton Hills only):
  • congregate dining * for older adults living in designated apartment buildings in Georgetown and Acton
  • Wheels to Meals * held twice a month at a local restaurant, church or community hall providing an opportunity for seniors to get out and socialize with friends
  • Meals on Ice * affordable frozen meals delivered by volunteers, or can be picked up at Links2Care offices
  • Meals on Wheels * meals are delivered by volunteers at lunchtime Mon through Fri


Services and Programs:
  • Bathing Assistance
  • Community Navigation
  • Friendly Visiting
  • Lawn, Garden,Snow, Repairs
  • Light Housekeeping
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Boundaries Halton Region
Eligibility Persons with a permanent disability and older adults who need physical, social, or emotional supports
Application Call * no referral required
Languages English ; Dutch ; German ; Italian ; Portuguese ; Spanish
Fees Varies per program
Site Information
Site Location Oakville (Winston Park)
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
2030 Bristol Circle, Suite 202
Oakville, ON L6H 0H2
Intersection Winston Park Dr and Upper Middle Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Food ; Health Care ; Older Adults
HCSD Sub Heading Advocacy for People with Disabilities ; Home Delivered ; Home Repairs & Modifications ; Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; Meals for People with Disabilities ; Meals for Seniors ; Meals for Seniors / People with Disabilities ; Programs for Home Support
Service Categories Case/Care Management ~ Older Adults ; Case/Care Management ~ People With Disabilities ; Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Friendly Outreach Programs ; Home Delivered Meals ; Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services ~ Older Adults ; Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services ~ People With Disabilities ; Homemaker Assistance ; In Home Meal Preparation ~ Older Adults ; In Home Meal Preparation ~ People With Disabilities ; Personal Care ~ Older Adults ; Personal Care ~ People With Disabilities ; Residential Snow Shovelling ~ Older Adults ; Residential Snow Shovelling ~ People With Disabilities ; Respite Care ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Human/Social Services Issues ; Telephone Reassurance ; Volunteer Opportunities ; Yard Maintenance ~ Older Adults ; Yard Maintenance ~ People With Disabilities

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