Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments COVID-19 Service Change: Meals on Wheels, in-home nursing and home support continue. Volunteer visiting may continue via phone. Adult day program transitioned to virtual program model. SMART/exercise and falls prevention classes, caregiver programs are suspended. See Program Changes for more information.
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-268-7028
Toll Free Phone 1-866-252-1113
Fax 519-268-2972
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Supports for older adults, and adults with disabilities * helps people remain independent for as long as possible

Adult Day Program - Adult day program * social, recreational, and therapeutic activities for adults and adults with disabilities in a group setting for part of the day * helps to support family caregivers who provide day-to-day care

Blood Pressure Clinic - Trained volunteers measure seniors' blood pressure and provide educational materials and information on how to be more heart-healthy

Congregate Dining - Group meals and social activities for older adults and adults with disabilities

Falls Prevention and Group Exercise Classes for Older Adults - Group exercise and falls prevention classes for older adults and people with mobility issues and chronic conditions * aims to improve strength and balance to prevent injury and falls

Home Help - Assistance with daily chores, such as laundry, light housekeeping, errands, shopping, meal planning and meal preparation * home help personnel visit weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, or seasonally

Meals On Wheels - Volunteers deliver hot or frozen meals to clients to help meet their nutritional requirements and provide security checks and social visits * hot meals delivered at lunch

Telephone Reassurance and Security Checks - Regular visits and phone calls to check on the health and safety of older adults and adults with a disability people who live alone * screened volunteers listen, talk, and help isolated people stay in contact with the outside world

Transportation Services - Non-emergency transportation to local medical and non-medical appointments and regular activities such as shopping, errands, and social outings * volunteer drivers * wheelchair accessible and ambulatory transportation is available in Dorchester, London, Thorndale and surrounding areas

Volunteer Visiting - Regular volunteer visits to older adults and adults with disabilities * volunteer visitors are matched one to one with clients to provide companionship and support and may take place in-home or outside the home
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
Areas Served Middlesex County
Boundaries Rural Middlesex and area
Eligibility Older adults and people with disabilities, who need physical, social, or emotional supports
Application Call * no referral required
Languages English
Fees Varies per program
Agency Information
Established 1897
Primary Executive Julie Johnston, Senior Manager, Community and Family Support Services; Email:
Alternate Executive Jill Ouimette, Manager, Home and Community Care
Funding Private ; Provincial - SWLHIN
Site Information
Site Location Dorchester
Located In Community Dorchester
Address & Map
2066 Dorchester Rd
Dorchester, ON N0L 1G2
Intersection Dorchester Rd and Hamilton Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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