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Delivery to your door of nutritious meals for seniors

Delivery to your door of a hot nutritious noon-time meal means daily contact with a volunteer to help you stay safe and well in your own home. Prince Edward Community Care offers both hot and frozen meal to seniors, those who are recovering from an illness and clients of Hospice Prince Edward or the Alzheimer Society of Prince Edward County. For Meals on Wheels for yourself or to refer someone, call 613-476-7493. Staff can make home visits to explain this and other services.

Help around the home for seniors
If seniors need help with chores at home, either inside or out, Prince Edward Community Care has carefully screened workers available at reasonable rates.  Help is available with yard and garden work, light and heavy housework, meal preparation, and respite – both during the day and overnight.  Yard maintenance and grass cutting is also offered.  For information on this service call the Prince Edward Community Care office located in The Armoury, 206 Main Street, Picton at 613-476-7493.

Volunteer Drivers Needed
Volunteer Drivers escort seniors to medical appointments and essential shopping.  If you enjoy driving and meeting people, Prince Edward Community Care for Seniors want to discuss with you volunteer opportunities tailored to your availability.  The life you change may be yours! Call 613-476-7493 today to start the conversation.  Prince Edward County Community Care’s volunteers support seniors to live at home.

Seniors – need a ride to medical and other appointments?
Prince Edward Community Care offers an escorted transportation program that can maximize your independence with affordable rates, punctuality, personalized service and friendly drivers.  Whether you need to travel locally or out of town, this service gets you where you need to go.  The volunteer waits while you’re in the appointment.  Call Community Care at 613-476-7493.

Volunteer with Community Care
Do the days keep getting longer with nothing to do? Do you have 2-3 hours a week and you want to give back to your community?  Stop into the Prince Edward Community Care office at 206 Main Street in Picton and start the conversation with the professional staff about volunteer options just for you. If you like driving around – become a volunteer driver; like working in a group on a weekly basis  – the Thrift Shop is just where you need to be; only have an hour at lunch – volunteer to deliver Meals to Home. There are many options and many positions where you name your availability. Call 613-476-7493 today.

Donate used items to Community Care’s Thrift Shop
Clutter doesn’t need to sit around your house. Take your good used items to Prince Edward Community Care’s Thrift Shop, 153 Main Street, Picton Monday 1-4pm and Tuesday to Saturday 10am-4pm. 100% of the proceeds go towards helping seniors live at home. For more information call the Thrift Shop at 613-476-1555.  Like the Thrift Shop on Facebook.

Telephone Reassurance Program
A short call each day can help maintain independence.  Prince Edward Community Care has supportive volunteers that can offer companionship, encouragement and a warm friendly call to seniors to help alleviate loneliness and help keep people safe.  This service is provided at no cost.  To participate in this program, call Prince Edward Community Care at 613-476-7493.

Caregiver Support
The knowledgeable staff of Prince Edward Community Care are willing and able to talk to caregivers about the depth and breadth of services in the community that will help seniors live at home.  This knowledge can form the basis of good decisions.  Call 613-476-7493 to make an appointment.

Contacting Prince Edward Community Care
The staff can only help if you ask the question.  Contact Prince Edward Community Care in person at Suite 3A, 206 Main Street, The Armoury in Picton; email; look at the website (and the many videos about services) at; find the agency and its Thrift Shop on Facebook; follow them on Twitter; or call 613-476-7493.

Rural Route Reassurance Program
In partnership with Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Prince Edward Community Care can arrange for your mail courier en route to keep a watchful eye on your home to help keep you safe.  This service is free, offering added safety and security to those living in the country.  To participate in this service, call Prince Edward Community Care at 613-476-7493.

Friendly Visiting
If seniors are isolated and need some encouragement and support, Prince Edward Community Care can match them with friendly volunteers for visits in the home.  To sign up for this program, or refer someone, call Community Care at 613-476-7493.

Help with Forms
Prince Edward Community Care’s staff will help seniors with paperwork for Federal or Provincial programs such as Old Age Security, Spouse’s Allowance, GAINS, Guaranteed Income Supplement, Income Tax, etc.  Appointments are necessary.  Income tax forms are also completed for eligible seniors.  Call Community Care at 613-476-7493.


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