seniors programs & resources
Seniors Activities, Information, Volunteering & Planning
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North Vancouver has a growing population of active adults aged 55+. A number of community service organizations provide seniors programs and services at many convenient locations.
- Capilano Community Services
- Lynn Valley Seniors Association
- North Shore Community Resources Society
- North Shore Neighbourhood House / John Braithwaite Community Centre
- Parkgate Community Services Society
- Silver Harbour Centre
- Other Services
Capilano Community Services
Capilano Community Services provides administrative support for several non-profit agencies, including the Red Cross medical equipment loan service and Lionsview Seniors Planning Society. It also offers a variety of programs through Seniors Hub (such as shopping, walking, telefriends, visits and small group outings). Contact 604-988-7115 for more information.
Lynn Valley Seniors Association
The Lynn Valley Seniors Association operates in partnership with the municipality, community groups, and the Recreation Commission to offer services in the Lynn Valley area. Programs are based at Kiwanis Lynn Manor, Karen Magnussen Centre, and the historic Mollie Nye House. Activities include drop-in lunch, arts and crafts, bus trips, a walking group, movie afternoons, and discussion groups.
For more information, call 604-987-5820.
North Shore Community Resources Society
The North Shore Community Resources Society provides information on services, resources and activities available to seniors on the North Shore and throughout the region.
Call the Seniors' One-Stop Information Line at 604-983-3303 for general information on health, transportation, education, housing and finances, as well as referrals and follow-up. Volunteer North Shore promotes and encourages volunteering, offers interviews, and refers volunteers to community services. Contact 604-985-7168 if you'd like to get involved.
The North Shore Community Resources Society also publishes The Green Book directory to North Shore agencies, the North Shore Guide to Helping Services for Seniors & Caregivers, and the Oak Tree Project Adult Abuse Prevention & Response Directory. Further information available by calling 604-985-7138.
North Shore Neighbourhood House / John Braithwaite Community Centre
North Shore Neighbourhood House has a long tradition of providing social, recreational and childcare services to North Shore residents. Located at 225 East 2nd Street in North Vancouver, their services are directed towards improving community health and well-being. Many programs are offered out of other North Shore locations. Neighbourhood House delivers seniors programming at the John Braithwaite Community Centre, which they operate in partnership with the City of North Vancouver and the North Vancouver Recreation and Culture Commission.
Visit the North Shore Neighbourhood House or call 604-987-8138 for more information.
Parkgate Community Services Society
Parkgate Community Services Society offers an extensive range of programming for seniors living in the East of Seymour area. The Society offers programs at Parkgate Community Centre, 3625 Banff Court. North Vancouver Recreation & Culture also offer a number of seniors' programs in the same facility. Visit Parkate Community Centre or contact 604-983-6350 for additional information.
Silver Harbour Senior's Activity Centre
Silver Harbour provides a gathering place, recreational activities, and social services for local seniors at 144 East 22nd Street in North Vancouver. The Centre offers a wide variety of activities including physical fitness, martial arts, indoor sports, games, visual arts, performing arts, languages, computers, cultural groups, special events, outings, and informative seminars. It also provides a number of important services such as legal advice, low-cost meals and refreshments, information and referral, affordable clothing and household goods, transportation, and volunteer opportunities. For more information, visit Silver Harbour Senior's Activity Centre or call 604-980-2474 to learn more.
Lionsview Seniors Planning Society
Lionsview Seniors Planning Society seeks to ensure the participation of seniors in planning processes-including community planning, health planning and social services. Lionsview also fosters and facilitates networking between local seniors organizations and agencies. Visit the Lionsview Seniors Planning Society or contact Tom Carney at 604-985-3852 for more information.
Social Planning/Community Service Advisory Committee Grants
The District of North Vancouver's Community Service Advisory Committee advises Council on a variety of current social issues. The committee also evaluates grant applications and makes community grant recommendations annually. Contact Robyn Newton at 604-990-2274 to learn more.
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