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Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

* All staff members are proactively self-screening before visiting clients
* All visitors to Links2Care Offices are being pre-screened before arriving on site
* For Impact on Services updates see here

Phone Assurance Program
* adaptation of Friendly Visiting Program for anyone isolated by the pandemic restrictions
* if you or someone you care about could benefit from friendly, reassuring, regular phone calls, please call 905-873-6502 or email
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-853-3310
Fax 519-853-3530
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
LinkedIn LinkedIn:
Primary Contact Deirdre Hogan, Marketing and Communications Coordinator; Phone: 905-873-6502; Email:
Contact Form
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1977
Primary Executive Lawna Paulos, Chief Executive Offficer; Phone: 905-844-0252 ext 101; Email:
Alternate Executive Christine Heath, Director of Quality; Email:
Funding MH LHIN ; United Way of Halton ; Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) *Impact on services and updates in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) see here*

A charitable, not-for-profit, multi-service agency whose services help adults with permanent disabilities and seniors live independently and safely in their homes * volunteer opportunities available

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 older adults:
  • 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 older adults 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 older adults 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 older adults 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 older adults 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

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
Volunteers prepare income tax and benefit returns for eligible Halton Hills residents who have a modest income and a simple tax situation * total family income for one person should be less than $35,000 and less than $45,000 for 2 persons * call for more information

Services and Programs:
  • Supportive Housing
  • Congregate Dining
  • Halton Hills. Recreation & Parks - Halton Hills Youth Centre
  • Meals On Wheels
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
Site Information
Located In Community Acton
Address & Map
47 Mill St E
Acton, ON L7J 1H1
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Intersection Main St N and Mill St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Community Programs ; Disabilities ; Health Care ; Housing / Shelter ; Income Programs ; Older Adults
HCSD Sub Heading Advocacy for People with Disabilities ; Assistance Programs ; Donation Drop-off/Pick-up ; Home Repairs & Modifications ; Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; Programs for Home Support ; Transitional Housing
Service Categories Agency Facility Space ; Attendant Services for People With Disabilities ~ Older Adults ; Case/Care Management ~ Older Adults ; Case/Care Management ~ People With Disabilities ; Christmas Programs ; Friendly Outreach Programs ; Gatekeeper Alert Programs ; Holiday Gifts/Toys ; Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services ~ Older Adults ; Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services ~ People With Disabilities ; Material Goods Donation Information/Matching Services ; Personal Care ~ Older Adults ; Residential Snow Shovelling ~ Older Adults ; Residential Snow Shovelling ~ People With Disabilities ; School Supplies ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Human/Social Services Issues ; Tax Preparation Assistance ; Telephone Reassurance ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Families ; Utility Assistance ; Yard Maintenance ~ Older Adults ; Yard Maintenance ~ People With Disabilities
Copyright Information This listing is copyright © 2021 Home and Community Care Support Services Mississauga Halton

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