Agassiz-Harrison Senior Peer Counsellors
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“Knit n’ Natter Group”

Meets every Thursday at Dogwood Manor,

on Morrow Road in Agassiz.

Everyone Welcome!

For more information, contact Eunice at 604-796-9841

Senior Peer Support is a FREE one-to-one service provided by trained senior volunteers who offer emotional support, guidance and empathy, to at-risk peers troubled by loneliness, depression, isolation from family and  friends, loss of loved ones, conflict with loved ones and other life changes.

Are you facing anxiety, frustration, difficulty? Because of:

WE BELIEVE Seniors prefer to talk to other seniors who have similar life experiences.

CONFIDENTIALITY ASSURED

Our Mission Statement:

To assist and encourage seniors to

take control of their own lives.

Senior Peer Counselling Code:

We are here . . .

Where does counselling take place?

Wherever the client is most comfortable: At home or a mutually agreed upon location.

How Are Referrals Made?

Training

Senior Peer Counsellors undergo an intensive training course following guidelines set by the Ministry of Health and given by experienced Senior Peer Counsellors, Trainers and Consultants.

   Some of the topics covered are:

Ongoing training for all graduate Senior Peer Counsellors continues throughout the year. There is a Tremendous need within our community for Volunteers (Men and Women) to help other Seniors.

If you are interested in training as a Senior Peer Counsellor, talking to someone about this program, or making a donation, please contact Betty 604-796-0409.

A-H SPC Reports

Click here to download the Presidents 2016 Report

Click here to download the Coordinators 2016

Click here to download the Presidents 2015 Report

Click here to download the Coordinators 2015

  Agassiz-Harrison Senior Peer Counsellors

Executive and Directors 2017

New Officers Elected

  at the Annual General Meeting held in February 2017

 

 Chairperson (President): Eunice Royle

 Vice Chair:  Not filled

 Secretary: Robin McCullough

 Treasurer: Sheila Robertson

 Volunteer Coordinator: Betty Rajotte

  Directors: Eunice Royle, Robin McCullough, Betty Rajotte,  Whyles Rowan and   Sheila Robertson

WE ARE A MEMBER OF

Senior Peer Counseling of BC, and

Agassiz-Harrison Community Services

AND A NON-PROFIT SOCIETY

Sponsored by

New Horizons for Seniors Program

Agassiz-Harrison Lions Club

Kent Harrison Foundation

Click Here for Training Information!!

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Agassiz Public Health Unit

604-7963-7160

Aging In Canada Alcohol issues that affect seniors

Arthritis Society  BC

BC Old Age Pensioners

BC Association of Lifeline Programs

BC Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie

info@seniorsad vocatebc.ca

Toll Free

1-877-952-3181

Mon to Fri 8:30 to 4:30 pm

Better Meals

BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support

BC Coalition to Eliminate Abuse of Seniors

BC Nurse Line

24/7/365

Call 8-1-1 from anywhere in British Columbia to speak with a nurse any time of the day or night

Emergency Social Services

Friendly Phone

Program

A free service provided by volunteers

604-796-2585

Red Cross Provides Medical Equipment Loan Service:

HELP - Short Term Loan Service

Location/Hours

Chilliwack Location - 9290 Mary Street Chilliwack, BC - Ph: 604-792-2343

SAFER: Shelter Aid for Elderly Residents

Call: 1-800-257-7756

Senior Living Magazine - Online

Seniors' Supportive Housing Program BC Chairperson - Marg Hicks 604-796-0665

United Way

Valley Alert Lifeline Society

Abbotsford, BC

Call: 1-888-969-1818

Glenwood Care Centre

1458 Glenwood Drive

Agassiz, BC V0M 1A2

Call: 604-796-9202

Logan Manor Assisted and Supportive Living

7270 Elm Road

Agassiz, BC V0M 1A2

Call: 604-796-8778

Cheam Village Holdings Ltd.

1525 Mackay Crescent

Agassiz, BC

Call: 604-796-3886

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