Better At Home

Better At Home

Temporary Scope of Service

Based on the recommendations from the Provincial Health Officer, we are temporarily suspending housekeeping and handyperson service for the next two weeks,  at which time at will be reassessed, based on the Provincial Health Officer’s recommendation.   We are continuing to provide grocery shopping and delivery, Wellness/visiting calls and transportation for critical medical appointments.

Hours of Service
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Purpose Statement
Enabling seniors to function at their optimum level and maintain their independence

About Program
Assists geographically and socially isolated seniors to become more independent, thus allowing them to remain in their own homes as long as possible.

  • Transportation services is tailored to meet the needs of seniors who are living in their own homes and require transportation to medical appointments.  Shopping services encourages seniors to accompany volunteers on shopping outings. 
  • Visiting services provides friendly visits to seniors in their homes.
  • Housekeeping services provides non-medical home support (i.e. cleaning, laundry).
  • Handyman/woman Service offers affordable home maintenance to seniors, helping to provide a safe home environment.

Who Qualifies/Eligibility
Must be 65 years or older and reside in Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows. Must be able to get in and out of the volunteers vehicle with limited assistance.  Eligible individuals must register in the program.

Priced on a sliding scale according to the individual's income level
*Please note that parking fees are the responsibility of the senior

Community Partners/Funders
The United Way of the Lower Mainland and the Government of British Columbia

Contact Info
Joanne Leginus, Program Director or Charlie Christie, Community Support Worker/Admin. Asst.

Joanne 604.467.6911ext. 1206 or  Charlie 604.467.6911 ext. 1232

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22718 Lougheed Hwy., Maple Ridge  V2X 2V6