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Date updated: July 31, 2019

Seniors Advocate NL

The Office of the Seniors’ Advocate is an independent office of the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador. This Office has authority to identify, review and analyze systemic issues related to seniors and make recommendations respecting changes to improve seniors’ services. CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE WEBSITE

Medical Care Plan – MCP – Government of NL

The Provincial Medical Care Plan (MCP) is a far-reaching plan of medical care insurance. It covers the cost of physician services for residents of Newfoundland and Labrador. Did you know?  Barcodes have been added to newly issued MCP cards to enable a user to self-register for scheduled appointments at health care facilities throughout the province…

Huddol – Platform run by the Canadian Caregiver Network (CCN)

Huddol – Learn from the wisdom of the Huddol community. Huddol is a platform run by the Canadian Caregiver Network (“CCN”), a registered non-profit organization in Montreal, Canada. Huddol is for people over 13 years of age. Find help. Offer help. Collaborate with health professionals and people like you to problem solve and share helpful…

Seniors Memory Mug Up – At The Market – April 2019 to March 2020

Seniors Memory Mug Up – At The Market   St. John’s Farmers Market A free tea and story-sharing session for seniors   Location:  Community Room at the St. John’s Farmers Market Day and Time: Second Sunday of every month at 2 pm Date: April 2019 to March 2020   Funded through the New Horizon’s for Seniors…

The Helping Hand- Food Bank and Used Clothing – Bay Roberts

The Helping Hand, Patterson Street in Bay Roberts, is a Goodwill centre and Food Bank services. They accept donations on sight and then sell good quality affordable clothing for all ages, along with various house hold items. Contact by calling 709-786-0740 or e-mail at helpinghand@nf.aibn.com The Helping Hand typically replies within a few hours.

City of St. John’s Non-Profit Housing

City of St. John’s Non-Profit Housing manage houses and apartments that vary in size from one to four-bedroom units and are available for rent to low income earners based on their family net income. Housing provided by the City falls into three distinct categories: Lower End of Market Housing (LEMS) Rent Geared to Income (RGI)…

Hope For Wellness Helpline

The Hope for Wellness Helpline – On-Line Chat Counseling Service Call the toll-free Help Line at 1-855-242-3310, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or use the chat box  to connect with a counsellor on-line Phone and chat counselling is available in English and French. On request, phone counselling is also available in: Cree, …

Centre of Expertise on Mental Health in the Workplace

Centre of Expertise on Mental Health in the Workplace Find information about how the Government of Canada addresses mental health in the workplace and access resources, tools and services for organizations, managers and employees. If you are in distress, please contact your nearest distress centre. If it is an emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to…

EAO Webinar Series – Emotional Abuse of Older Adults – March 14th

Free Lunch & Learn – EAO Webinar Series Thursday March 14th, 2019 at 11:00 am – 12:15 pm EST [12:30 pm to 1:45 pm NST] Emotional Abuse of Older Adults – Indicators, Risk Factors and Prevention Emotional abuse is any action, verbal or non-verbal, that lessens a person’s sense of identity, dignity and self-worth. Emotional abuse…

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