Services Currently Being Offered During the COVID-19 Closure

Services for individuals living in TGC’s catchment area (north of the Queensway between Preston St. and Blair Rd.)

Food Hamper Delivery
For those needing access to food, we are delivering a free food hamper containing groceries, e.g. bread, milk, eggs, fresh produce and frozen meals. Delivery is free to your door.

Grocery Help and Pharmacy Delivery
Help to find resources for grocery delivery, pharmacy pick up and delivery.

Transportation to Medical Appointments
Prearranged Transportation  to non-urgent medical and essential appointments available, cost depends on round trip mileage driven.

Drives to vaccine appointments are free

Telephone Assurance Calls
A daily call for reassurance, made by our volunteers in the morning to check in at a prearranged time. Follow ups are made to alert emergency contacts if you do not answer the phone within a time period specified by you.

LGBT Well-being Check-in
For members of the LGBT Community, LGBT Volunteers call to check in daily, weekdays at a prearranged time. Follow ups are made to alert your emergency contacts if you do not answer your phone within a time period specified by you.

Outdoor Home Maintenance
Referrals to screened, insured companies and individuals for outdoor seasonal essential home maintenance tasks such as lawn care and yard work. Companies are following the protocols of the public health authorities for COVID-19.

Home Help Housekeeping
A referral to a choice of screened independent contractors regarding your regular and/or seasonal cleaning needs. Cost depends on individual service arrangement. Cleaning rates vary, but range from $29.00-$35.00/per hour (2 hour minimum). Companies are following the protocols of the public health authorities for COVID-19.

Handy Help Technology Volunteers
Volunteers can provide technology help over the phone or on video conference. Basic technical support for problems with computers, printers, cell phones and tablets. No in home visits.

Eligibility is seniors age 55+ or adults with physical disabilities 18+ who live north of the Queensway between Preston St. and Blair Rd.

To access these programs, use the COVID Caredove site: https://communitysupport.covidresponse.ca/  or call us at 613-236-0428.

 

Programs and services for individuals living anywhere in Ottawa

COVID Check-in Calls
A call from one of our volunteers to check in, chat, and see how you are doing, can be weekly, monthly, or occasionally.

Seniors’ Centre Without Walls (SCWW)
A free, telephone-based program for seniors 55+ and adults 18+ with physical disabilities offering 3 programs per day, Monday-Friday. Click here for the current calendar and for more information.

To access these programs, use the COVID Caredove site: https://communitysupport.covidresponse.ca/  or call us at 613-236-0428.

Day Program Without Walls
Our existing Adult Day Program, now being offered virtually via Zoom and over the phone 3 days per week. Click here for more information. A referral through the Champlain LHIN is required to access this program.

Virtual Activities via Zoom
Check out our Summer 2021 Program Guide for more information about what courses are currently being offered remotely and how to join.

 

For a full list of helpful resources related to COVID-19, please visit our Resources page.