The Wellness Supportive Living program is a partnership with the Ontario March of Dimes, The Region of Niagara, Niagara Regional Housing and Community Support Services of Niagara. The goal is to provide comprehensive support services to seniors living within four identified social housing buildings (St Catharines (2), Niagara Falls and Welland) to enhance independence and improve the overall health and well-being of these at-risk individuals. Services include on-site attendant care, personal care, medication prompts, housekeeping, volunteer visiting, security checks, social and recreation programs as well as exercise and wellness clinics.
WSL Volunteer Assistant – Matched with a client(s) to eliminate isolation and loneliness. Flexible scheduling.
WSL Office Assistant – Type information, prepare flyers and information packages, organize documents and files. Flexible scheduling.
WSL Recreation Assistant – Assist staff with small group activities such as Bingo, games, crafts, exercise programs. Day and evening hours available.
WSL Assisted Shopping Driver – Drive the CSSN van and pick up clients at specific buildings and drop them off for shopping then return to pick them up and bring them back. Morning and afternoon shopping trips on specific days for each building.