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Organization: Links2Care - Oakville  
Phone Numbers: 905-844-0252
Toll-Free: 1-866-920-6502
Fax: 905-844-5656
Email: info@links2care.ca
Website: links2care.ca/
Address:
2030 Bristol Circle, Suite 202
Oakville, ON
L6H 0H2
Intersection: Winston Park Dr and Upper Middle Rd E
Location: Oakville
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm
Executives: Kate Power - Chief Executive Officer
905-844-0252 ext 101 * kpower@links2care.ca
Allison Price - Director, In-Home Services
905-844-2007 * aprice@links2care.ca
Contacts: Deirdre Hogan - Marketing and Communications Coordinator
905-873-6502 * dhogan@links2care.ca
Service Description: A charitable, not for profit, multi-service agency whose services help adults with a permanent disability and older adults live independently and safely in their homes * volunteer opportunities available

Services include:

Bathing assistance: 
  • provides one bath per week in the home at no cost to older adults or adults with disabilities to reduce the risk of a fall
  • service is provided by personal support worker (PSW) in the client's home

Light housekeeping:
  • staff provide housekeeping in the clients' home including vacuuming, cleaning kitchen and bathroom, laundry and grocery shopping
  • program fee is geared to income

Friendly Visiting
:
  • a volunteer visits isolated or lonely seniors and adults with disabilities in their home

Home Maintenance and Repair:
  • fee for service program provides qualified workers to do jobs inside and outside of the home
  • jobs may include installing grab bars, grass and yard maintenance, snow removal, painting, window washing or seasonal housekeeping, odd jobs, minor home repairs

Caregiver Recharge / Respite
:
  • relief for caregivers
  • delivers flexible options to informal caregivers, providing worry-free in home relief with peace of mind that their loved one is being well cared for
  • fee for service
  • there are eligibility requirements to access this service that is provided at no cost
  • respite program not available in Burlington

Client Intervention and Assistance
:
  • provides in-home assessments to identify needs, facilitate access to information and community resources and develop short and long term plans
  • contact Seniors Coordinator (cell) 905-699-2010

Community Navigation:
  • support older adults or adults with disabilities who may be at risk due to a critical or impending 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
  • Community Navigator will meet with people and/or caregivers to work to support achieving goals of financial stability, housing stability and linking to supports and services, completing required forms or providing information required to support accessing the most appropriate services
  • no cost for this service

Hot and frozen meals (available in Halton Hills only):
  • congregate dining * for older adults living in designated apartment buildings in Georgetown and Acton
  • Wheels to Meals * held twice a month at a local restaurant, church or community hall providing an opportunity for seniors to get out and socialize with friends
  • Meals on Ice * affordable frozen meals delivered by volunteers, or can be picked up at Links2Care offices
  • Meals on Wheels * meals are delivered by volunteers at lunchtime Mon through Fri

Services and Programs:

Fees: Varies per program
Application: Call * no referral required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Persons with a permanent disability and older adults who need physical, social, or emotional supports
Languages: English ; Dutch ; German ; Italian ; Portuguese ; Spanish
Area(s) Served:
Halton Region  
See Also: Community Support Services
Congregate Dining
Friendly Visiting
Frozen Meals
In-Home Personal Support
Information and Referral Services
Meal Delivery Services
Respite Care for Adults
Respite Care for Seniors

This information was last completely updated on February 21, 2018

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