Site: Oakville

Service: Connection in Action - Social Supports for Older Adults

Record #: MHH0735
Last Full Update: 02 May 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-844-2299
Toll Free Phone 1-866-844-0252
Fax 905-844-5656
Primary Contact Tiziana Pelusi, Connection Specialist; Email:
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Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2020
Funding Halton Region Community Investment Fund

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Project focusing on adults 55+ who are at risk or currently experiencing social isolation * partnership with organizations that support older adults in Halton Region in various capacities

Services include:
  • Connection Specialist works one-on-one with older adults by offering information and making referrals to support a sense of belonging
  • also supports community through awareness-raising and capacity-building education called LITE (Loneliness, Isolation to Empowerment) education

Signs that someone may be socially isolated include:
  • physical health changes such as bruising, weight loss and weakness which can be a result of declining health or possibly a sign of elder abuse
  • mental or emotional health changes such as fear or confusion
  • general lack of interest and acting withdrawn
  • changes in personal hygiene or appearance
  • changes in eating and nutritional status
  • behaviour or personality changes
  • poor living conditions, disrepair, clutter and hoarding
Hours Hours vary * appointment is required
Areas Served Halton Region
Boundaries Halton Region
Eligibility Adults 55+ who live in Halton and are isolated during COVID-19 or otherwise
Application Call or referral can be made online
Languages English ; Dutch ; German ; Italian ; Portuguese ; Spanish
Fees None

Site Information

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

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Emergency / Crisis ; Health Care ; Older Adults
HCSD Sub Heading Elder Abuse ; Elder Abuse Services ; Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; Programs for Home Support
Service Categories Case/Care Management ~ Older Adults ; Elder Abuse Prevention ; Friendly Outreach Programs ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Older Adults


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