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Seniors Stay Active with Socials and Outings
Through our partners, we offer an assortment of bus trips and social activities for you to enjoy.
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Seniors Activities, Information, Volunteering & Planning
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 Society (CCSS) is a non-profit society connecting residents of the North Shore to their communities, by providing free and by-donation social programs and support services, such as:
- The Seniors’ Hub Program: offers outreach programs, and support services that improve the lives of frail and isolated seniors living in the community.
- The Youth Outreach Program: provides a variety of programs and services for youth aged 10 to 24 years old, such as one-to-one support, after school programs, group discussions, and community presentations.
- The Red Cross Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP): offers the North Shore community a short-term loan (of up to 6 months) of mobility and personal care aids, to people of all ages who are recovering from surgery, illness, or injury. The program relies on donations. Location: 1733 Lions Gate Lane, North Vancouver.
CCSS also collaborates and supports the following non-profit agencies: Lionsview Seniors’ Planning Society, North Shore Keep Well Society, North Shore Restorative Justice Society, and Canadian Hard of Hearing Association-North Shore Branch.
For more information, phone 604-988-7115 or visit their website.
Lynn Valley Services Society (LVSS) operates the Mollie Nye House as a vibrant community centre in the heart of Lynn Valley. This lovely heritage building, located at 940 Lynn Valley Road, provides a community gathering place offering a wide range of activities for all ages, in a setting where residents feel a sense of belonging and welcome.
LVSS at Mollie Nye House offers a wide range of senior programs with several drop-in activities such as book club, stamp club, arts and crafts, music groups, darts or table tennis and more!. Registered programs with a focus on fitness, well-being and personal growth are offered. These programs include Tai Chi, Better Balance with Surefeet, Adult ESL and special seasonal workshops. Please call 604-987-5820 or visit the website for more details on all programs and activities.
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North Shore Community Resources Society, located on the 2nd floor inside Capilano Mall, provides information and referrals on services, resources and activities available to seniors on the North Shore and throughout the region.
Visit a volunteer at the Seniors One Stop program in person, over the phone at 604-983-3303 or online for information and referrals on health, transportation, education, recreation, housing, finances and more. The program publishes the annual North Shore Seniors Directory. In addition to the Seniors One Stop, NSCR offers a variety of other programs for seniors:
If you are interested in volunteering, visit Volunteer North Shore. This program promotes and encourages volunteering, offers interviews, and refers volunteers to community organizations who are looking for volunteers.
The Caregiver Support program assists people who are caring for an adult friend or family member by providing supportive networks, activities and workshops for caregivers.
North Shore Better at Home supports seniors’ independence by providing them with basic non-medical services to help them remain in their homes.
- The Legal Services program assists people with legal problems through the advocacy or information support.
For more information, call 604-985-7138 or visit their website.
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 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 the MyParkgate website or contact 604-983-6350 for additional information.
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.
North Shore Eldercollege Society is a not-for-profit organization run by volunteers who share a love for learning. They focus on delivering general interest classes that promote with an emphasis on intellectual stimulation in a social setting. From archaeology to zoology and everything in between, their classes have an emphasis on thinking, learning and enjoyment. Their affordable classes are offered in convenient locations across the North Shore.
For more information, visit the website or call 778-246-6737
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.