The City of Wetaskiwin no longer facilitates the Home Support Program for seniors in Wetaskiwin. Instead FCSS has partnered with Comfort Keepers to provide Home support services designed to assist seniors to remain in their homes longer and to encourage their participation as active community members.
You can find out more information regarding Comfort Keepers and the services they offer here.
We are able to assist seniors apply for benefits that are available to them through the provincial and federal government. Contact our office to make an appointment to sit down with staff. Note* you may need to bring in special documents with you for your appointment.
MEALS ON WHEELS
Meals on Wheels is a joint community service project. Volunteer drivers deliver hot and nutritious full-course meals to clients during the lunch hour from Monday through Friday. These well-balanced meals are provided at a reasonable cost to the client.
INCOME TAX PREPARATION
The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) helps eligible taxpayers who do not know how to prepare their income tax and benefit returns, and who have low to modest income and a simple tax situation.
The program DOES NOT complete returns with income from: farming, rental, capital gains, deceased persons, bankruptcies, business, self employed, fishing or interest over $1000.
BIRDS OF A FEATHER
If you are lacking from social connection, need a friend to chat with or want to entertain a visitor, this program is for you. We have a list of volunteers who are ready to get talking! Contact our office to get paired up with a volunteer today.
ON HOLD DUE TO COVID-19
Grocery Delivery is available to seniors on an as needed basis. There is a limit to items that can be purchased and delivery is set at one day during the week. Please contact us to find out more.
SENIORS WELLNESS CONFERENCE
The 2020 Seniors Conference has been cancelled due to COVID-19. Next year, join us for a full day of sessions, refreshments and lunch. For more information contact FCSS at 780-361-4425.