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Contact Information

Office Phone 905-844-0252
Toll Free Phone 1-866-844-0252
Fax 905-844-5656
E-Mail info@links2care.ca
Website www.links2care.ca/program/care-at-home/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/Links2Care/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/company/links2care
Primary Contact Deirdre Hogan, Marketing and Communications Coordinator; Phone: 905-873-6502; Email: dhogan@links2care.ca
Alternate Contact Deborah McCarthy, Manager, In Home Services; Email: dmccarthy@links2care.ca
Contact Form links2care.ca/contact/

Agency Information

Description (Agency) A community support organization delivering a wide variety of programs and services to seniors, adults, youth, and children of Halton Region and Mississauga
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1977
Primary Executive Lisa Brading, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 905-844-0252 ext 101; Email: lbrading@links2care.ca
Alternate Executive Fabienne Prior, Director, Quality and Performance; Phone: 905-844-0252 ext 129; Email: fprior@links2care.ca
Funding Donations * United Way of Halton & Hamilton * Halton Region * Ontario Health (Central)

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

A charitable, not-for-profit, multi-service agency whose services help adults with a permanent disability and older adults live independently and safely in their homes * volunteer opportunities available

Services include:

Bathing assistance

  • provides one bath per week in the home at no cost to older adults or adults with disabilities to reduce the risk of a fall
  • service is provided by personal support worker (PSW) in the client's home


Home help

  • staff provide housekeeping in the clients' home including vacuuming, cleaning kitchen and bathroom, laundry and grocery shopping
  • program fee is geared to income


Phone Assurance Program

  • regular phone calls to older adults and people with disabilities who live alone, to check on their health and safety


Friendly Visiting

  • a volunteer visits isolated or lonely seniors and adults with disabilities in their home to provide companionship and conversation


Home Maintenance and Repair:

  • fee for service program provides qualified workers to do jobs inside and outside of the home
  • jobs may include installing grab bars, grass and yard maintenance, snow removal, painting, window washing or seasonal housekeeping, odd jobs, minor home repairs


Caregiver Recharge / Respite

  • relief for caregivers
  • delivers flexible options to informal caregivers, providing worry-free in home relief with peace of mind that their loved one is being well cared for
  • fee for service
  • there are eligibility requirements to access this service that is provided at no cost
  • respite program not available in Burlington


Community Navigation

  • support older adults or adults with disabilities who may be at risk due to a critical or impending change in their life situation such as an upcoming eviction, facing homelessness, loss of financial income, or experiencing difficulties within their home setting such as abuse and isolation
  • Community Navigator will meet with people and/or caregivers to work to support achieving goals of financial stability, housing stability and linking to supports and services, completing required forms, etc.
  • provides in-home assessments to identify needs, facilitate access to information and community resources and develop short and long term plans
  • no cost for this service


Hot and frozen meals (available in Halton Hills only)

  • congregate dining * for older adults living in designated apartment buildings in Georgetown and Acton
  • Wheels to Meals * held twice a month at a local restaurant, church or community hall providing an opportunity for seniors to get out and socialize with friends
  • Meals on Ice * affordable frozen meals delivered by volunteers, or can be picked up at Links2Care offices
  • Meals on Wheels * meals are delivered by volunteers at lunchtime Mon through Fri



Services and Programs:

  • Acton
  • Care At Home - Bathing Assistance
  • Care At Home - Community Navigation
  • Care At Home - Friendly Visiting and Calling
  • Care At Home - Home Help
  • Care At Home - Home Maintenance and Repair
  • Care At Home - Relief for Caregivers
  • Connection in Action
  • Georgetown
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm
Program hours vary, call to confirm
Areas Served Halton Region
Boundaries Halton Region
Eligibility Persons with a permanent disability and older adults who need physical, social, or emotional supports
Application Call * no referral required
Languages English ; Dutch ; German ; Italian ; Portuguese ; Spanish
Fees Varies per program

Site Information

Site Location Oakville (Winston Park)
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
2030 Bristol Circle, Suite 202
Oakville, ON L6H 0H2
 
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Intersection Winston Park Dr and Upper Middle Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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