Halton. Social and Community Services Department

Site: Milton - 185 Ontario St S - Services for Seniors Division - Community Supports Office

Service: Community Support Services - Assisted Living/Supports for Daily Living Program

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Record #: OAK3174 Last Full Update: 06 Jan 2015
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameSupportive Housing
Contact Information
Office Phone3-1-1 or 905-825-6000
Toll Free Phone1-866-442-5866 (1-866-4HALTON)
After Hours Phone905-825-6000
TDD Phone905-827-9833
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Primary ContactKaren Aikman, Manager of Community Support Services; Email: karen.aikman@halton.ca
Alternate ContactLaurie Maratovich, Supervisor of Community Support Services; Fax: 905-878-8797; Email: laurie.maratovich@halton.ca
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameHalton. Social and Community Services Department
Legal Status(20) Regional Government
FundingProvincial - Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network
Service Information
DescriptionHalton Region Services for Seniors offers an Assisted Living Program (Supportive Housing and Supports for Daily Living) which provide in-home or on-site personal support for daily living by qualified staff. Wellness promotion is a key component of the program. The goal is to provide support for seniors to encourage long-term, independent living in their own apartments in supportive housing communities.  
Services include personal care and support with: 
* bathing 
* hair care 
* dressing 
* medication 
* exercising 
* reassurance 
* safety checks  
* homemaking support with laundry and meal services 
Professional services such as nursing are provided through the Community Care Access Centre (CCAC). The Support Services Coordinator for the Assisted Living Program and the CCAC Care Coordinator work closely together to ensure that the seniors' needs are met.  
Seniors housing projects where the Assisted Living Program is available to eligible applicants: 
* Bonnie Place I and II, 500 & 510 Claridge Road, Burlington 
* Wellington Terrace, 410 John Street, Burlington 
Supports for Daily Living 
Supports for Daily Living program operates at John R. Rhodes Senior Citizens Residence, 271 Kerr Street, in Oakville. Halton Region provides this service to eligible residents of John R. Rhodes Seniors Residence and eligible individuals living in the surrounding Kerr Street neighbourhood. 
Supports for Daily Living program also operates at the Bruce Apartments, 40 Ontario Street, Milton. Halton Region provides this service to eligible residents of The Bruce Apartments and eligible individuals living in the surrounding neighbourhood.  
HoursAdministration 8:30 am-4:30 pm; 
Each program site operates Mon-Sun 24 hours to provide the required services. 
Areas ServedBurlington ; Milton ; Oakville
EligibilityAges: 60 year(s) and up 
Senior residents who require some form of every day living assistance may be eligible for the program. 
Applicants must be able to direct and participate in their own care * 24 hour supervision services are also available.
ApplicationFor Wellington Terrace and the Bruce Apartments call H.A.T.C.H. (Halton Access to Community Housing) at 905-825-6000 or 311; 
For Bonnie Place call 905-634-0046; 
For Supports for Daily Living program at John R. Rhodes Seniors Residence and The Bruce Apartments call the SDL Central Registry at 905 281-4443. 
For further information on the programs, contact Access Halton at 311. 
FeesService ; No fee for personal support services. There is a modest monthly charge for access to the required Emergency Response System and meal services.  
If rent for apartment unit is geared to income - application through H.A.T.C.H. (Halton Access to Coordinated Housing) at 311. * Fee assistance available.
Site Information
Site LocationOffice located at the Allendale Long Term Care Home
Located In CommunityMilton
Address & Map
185 Ontario St S
Milton, ON L9T 2M4
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IntersectionOntario St S and Childs Dr
AccessibilityFully Accessible - office and some accessible units
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesAttendant Services for People with Physical Disabilities ; Independent Living Communities/Complexes ; Personal Care