Supporting Healthy Active Aging 

Local Resources for Seniors, Caregivers, and their Families

Service Description Organization
bc211

The Safe Seniors, Strong Communities Program matches seniors who need support with non-medical essentials, to volunteers in their community. Also find COVID-19 links and the Family and Friend Caregiver Support line

bc211, United Way
Healthy Active Aging Guide Important Phone Numbers A quick list of phone numbers for community resources, found in the Healthy Active Aging Guide City of Surrey
Free and Low Cost Services Brochures of affordable services in Surrey Surrey Libraries
Library Cards and Online Library Take your Library card online to access online resources Surrey Libraries
Resource Directory Various resources for seniors in Surrey Seniors Come Share Society
Mental Health Resources

Resources for mental health

Mental Health Commission of Canada
Crisis Lines Counselling phone lines Various
COVID 19: Useful Resources for Persons with Disabilities Additional COVID-19 specific resources for people with disabilities Rick Hansen Foundation

Federal Government Resources

Service Description Organization
BC Senior COVID-19 Vaccine Schedule

Book a vaccine appointment for yourself or your spouse.

 
Service Canada

Information about CPP/Old Age Pension Plan. Also available is an online service request 

After a Death checklist and resources

Service Canada
Canadian Anti Fraud Centre Information on recent COVID-19 scams and frauds Canadian Anti Fraud Centre
CRA Free Income Tax Clinics Community organizations host free tax clinics where volunteers file tax returns for eligible people.  
Seniors Fraud Prevention Toolkit Toolkit focused on the digital economy of scams and frauds  
Emergency Preparedness Resources to prepare for emergencies Government of Canada

Community-based Programs

Service Description Organization
Surrey Intercultural Seniors Social Inclusion Partnership

This collective network consists of six organizations that aim to address barriers to social inclusion and engagement for seniors 55+ to make Surrey a more interculturally inclusive and engaged community.

Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS)
Surrey SPEAKS Free online personal development program Surrey Speaks
Health Coach Program One-on-One telephone-based Health Coach Program to support those living chronic health conditions. Self Management BC
Choose to Move Program to help with motivation and support to become more active UBC Active Aging
Minds in Motion Fitness and social program for people living with any form of early-stage dementia. Alzheimer Society of BC

Other Seniors Groups

Service Description Organization
Canadian Association for Retired Persons

CARP (Canadian Association for Retired Persons) is Canada’s largest advocacy association for older Canadians

CARP is a non-profit organization and does not receive government operating funding. Its advocacy mission is funded through CARP membership fees and through contributions from our affinity partnerships.
Semiahmoo Seniors Planning Table Group working towards inclusion and wellbeing of older adults living in the White Rock / South Surrey community