You can become a Senior Peer Counsellor!!
If you are interested in having a positive impact on seniors by increasing health awareness and encouraging responsibility and independence, the next steps are:
Step 1: Call 604-
Step 2: Your personal interview will allow us to meet and get to know each other
Step 3: Paperwork: Criminal record check
Step 4: The fun part: Participate in Senior Peer counselling training
Step 5: Graduate and become an active counsellor.
Step 6: Experience personal growth, community service and the fun of involvement with others.
That's it! You will be ready to graduate and become an active counsellor. We hope that you will be able to provide our community with at least one year of counselling. We know that you will experience personal growth, community involvement, and many other intangible rewards for your time spent training with us.
OUR VOLUNTEERS ARE:
Our Mission Statement:
To assist and encourage seniors to
take control of their own lives.
1458 Glenwood Drive
7270 Elm Road
1525 Mackay Crescent
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“We Listen Because We Care”
Older persons, even those most sceptical about accepting any type of supportive services, are often more likely to accept support help from a person, who has similar life experience and a common language.
Clients report stronger coping skills, increased self-
WHO DO WE SERVE?
WHAT IS SENIOR PEER COUNSELLING?
It Is a FREE One-
SENIORS FACING ANXIETY OR FRUSTRATION BECAUSE OF:
WHERE DOES COUNSELLING TAKE PLACE?
WHEREVER THE CLIENT IS MOST COMFORTABLE: at home, at a counselling group office, or a mutually agreed upon location.
HOW DO I REQUEST SERVICE?
Call Betty 604-
WE ARE A MEMBER OF
Senior Peer Counseling of BC, and
AND A NON-
Agassiz Public Health Unit
Aging In Canada Alcohol issues that affect seniors
BC Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie
BC Coalition to Eliminate Abuse of Seniors
A free service provided by volunteers
Red Cross Provides Medical Equipment Loan Service:
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SAFER: Shelter Aid for Elderly Residents
Seniors' Supportive Housing Program BC Chairperson -