The town offers a variety of programs, classes and volunteer opportunities for adults 50+. Visit the Seniors' Centres page to learn more.
The Friendship Luncheon program combines lunch with a social outing. Clients (ages 80+) are picked up from their home, driven to the centre for lunch and an activity, and taken home again. You must pre-register for this program. Check the Seniors Newsletter on the Seniors Centres page for specific dates, times, and locations.
Oakville Transit is a great and convenient way to get to and from places in Oakville. Senior fares available. Visit the Oakville Transit website for details on rates, schedules and more!
The town offers a windrow clearing service for residents who are 65+ or have a physical disability. Visit the Driveway Windrow Snow Clearing program page for details or call ServiceOakville at 905-845-6601.
Visit the Rebates and Assistance page to learn more.
For more services and community groups search the Halton Community Services Database.
The Seniors Working Action Group (SWAG) meets bi-monthly under the authority of the Recreation and Culture department to support the well-being of seniors in Oakville. Their mandate is to:
Open the latest SWAG committee meeting minutes (PDF). For more information, contact Darlene Cox at 905-466-6212 or Nancy Beddoe at 905-845-6601, ext. 3976.
Halton Region provides a number of services for seniors and older adults including:
For more information visit the Halton Region website, or call the Halton Region Health department by calling:
The Province of Ontario offers various forms of support and programs for seniors. Please visit the Province of Ontario website or call one of the following phone numbers for more information:
Federal programs for seniors include:
For general information about Government of Canada programs and services call 1-800-622-6232.
For forms, information, income security, programs, employment insurance or job information, call 1-800-277-9914 (toll free) or the Services Canada Centre in Oakville at 1-800-959-9522.
For more information, visit the Government of Canada website.
There are a number of community-based programs and services for seniors, including the following:
This telephone service helps address physical, emotional, or financial abuse or neglect. Call 1-866-457-8252 (toll free) or visit the Halton Seniors Helpline website.
Meals on Wheels delivers nutritional hot meals and/or frozen prepackaged meals. The program is funded by the Long-Term Care Division of the Ministry of Health, Client Fees and Donations. Subsidies may be available. For more information call 905-842-1411 or visit the Kiwanis website.
Halton Healthcare Services provides a number of programs and services through Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital including:
For more information visit the Halton Healthcare website.
ConnectCARE is an emergency response system run by Halton Healthcare Services and Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital. For more information call 905-338-4357 or 1-800-665-7853 (toll free).