West Elgin Community Health Centre

Community Support Services for Seniors

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Record #: LON0942 Last Modified: 13 Jun 2014 Last Full Update: 15 Jan 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone519-768-1715
Fax519-768-2548
E-Mailinfo@wechc.on.ca
Websitewww.wechc.on.ca
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameWest Elgin Community Health Centre
Service Level(50) Non Profit
FundingPrivate ; Provincial - SWLHIN
Description and Service Details
DescriptionHelps maintain independence while the person remains in their home and community with various programs

Caregiver Support - One-on-one counselling, education and support services for formal and informal caregivers * information related to specific diseases and conditions * information and referral services

Congregate Dining - Group meals and social activities

Friendly Visiting - Regular volunteer visits to older adults and people with disabilities, who live alone * volunteers are one-to-one with clients * visits generally occur in the client's home, but the volunteer can also take the client on a shopping or banking trip or to a social or cultural event

Meals on Wheels - Hot meals delivered, three days per week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at lunch time

Security Checks and Reassurance Service - Regular visits and phone calls to check on the health and safety of older adults, adults with disabilities, and adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias who live alone * screened volunteers listen, talk, and help isolated people stay in contact with the outside world * general security check includes a short telephone call at a scheduled day and time

Transportation - Non-emergency transportation to local medical appointments and regular activities such as shopping or visiting friends and family * volunteer drivers use their own vehicles * all rides are dependent on volunteer availability
HoursMon, Wed, Fri 8:30am-5pm * Tue, Thu 8:30am-9pm
Areas ServedElgin County
BoundariesWest Elgin
EligibilityOlder adults and adults with disabilities
ApplicationCall * appointments required for some programs
LanguagesEnglish
FeesVaries per program
Site Information
Located In CommunityWest Lorne
Address & Map
153 Main St
West Lorne, ON N0L 2P0
IntersectionGraham Rd and Main St
AccessibilityFully Accessible