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 on their website or by calling 780-465-4665.

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. 

The City of Wetaskiwin FCSS has partnered with Drive Happiness to assist seniors in remaining independent through accessible, affordable, and safe assisted transportation.

For more information, to become a Rider, or to become a volunteer Driver contact:

780-361-4425 ext. 1

fcss@wetaskiwin.ca

Drive Happiness

780-424-5438 | 1-888-336-4503

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SENIORS

BENEFITS

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.

More information can be found on these websites:

Alberta - Seniors Financial Assistance programs

Canada - Programs and services for seniors

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.

SENIORS WELLNESS CONFERENCE

ON HOLD DUE TO COVID-19

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.

BIRDS OF A FEATHER

ON HOLD DUE TO COVID-19

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.

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