Administered by the Board of Management for Eastholme, this community program has dedicated staff, community coordinators, and volunteers to deliver Meals-on-Wheels, transportation services, seniors’ luncheons, and fitness classes throughout the East District of Parry Sound.
Leslie Price: Program Coordinator
Shelly Bateman: Assistant Coordinator
Sarah Walker: Administrative Assistant
Programs available to seniors 65+ and people with disabilities include:
Hot & Frozen Meals
Seniors Luncheons (Diners Program)
For further information on the programs, to be determined eligible for services, or to become a volunteer please call:
Leslie, Shelly, or Sarah at the Community Support Services office:
705-724-6028 or 1-888-521-0000
Transportation (Volunteer Drivers)
Volunteer drivers use their own vehicle to take clients to medical and other related appointments and are reimbursed for their mileage.
For eligibility, to book a ride, or for information on client fees please call Leslie, Shelly, or Sarah at the Community Support Services office 705-724-6028 or 1-888-521-0000.
Ontario Works and ODSP clients must contact their worker to request this service.
Wheelchair Accessible Van
A specialized van equipped with a ramp for those who are using a wheelchair or walker and not able to ride in a regular vehicle (as used by the volunteer drivers).
The van is dispatched from Burk’s Falls at the Almaguin Highlands Health Centre and is available to all eligible clients in the East Parry Sound District.
For further information on the Wheelchair Accessible Van call the East Parry Sound Community Support Services office at 888-521-0000 or 705-724-6028.
FREE Seniors Balance & Stretch Classes
- Callander (Royal Canadian Legion Br# 445) on Thursday 9:30 to 10:30 am
- Port Loring (Royal Canadian Legion Br# 415) on Wednesday 11:00 am to Noon
- South River (Friendly Circle Senior Centre) on Thursday 11:00 am to Noon
- Sundridge (Royal Canadian Legion Br# 467) on Friday 11:45 am to 12:45 pm
- Burk’s Falls (Arena Hall Upstairs) on Thursday 10:00 to 11:00 am
For inquiries on the classes, contact the Community Support Services office 705-724-6028 or 888-521-0000.