Funded by

The United Way of British Columbia

The Better at Home program assists isolated seniors in maintaining independence and enables them to remain in their own homes for as long as possible. The Better at Home program provides non-medical home supports including, transportation to medical appointments (local and long-distance), grocery shopping and delivery, friendly visits, light housekeeping and handyperson services to help maintain a safe and independent home environment.

Better at Home assists local seniors, primarily aged 65 years and older, with what they need most in supports in order to live as long as possible in the comfort of their own home and stay connected to their community.

  • Contact Info:

    Sue Fordyce - Community Support Worker-Better at Home Seniors Outreach and Home Support

  • Phone:

    Cell 236-334-4203 Office 604.467.6911 ext. 1232

  • Email:

    sfordyce@comservice.bc.ca

Join Community Services as a Better at Home volunteer!

The Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows Community Services Better at Home Program is looking for Volunteer Drivers to provide transportation for seniors to medical appointments and shopping trips (reimbursement for mileage provided).

Volunteers are also needed to provide yard work and handyperson services at an honorarium of $18 per hour. Please help our local seniors receive the help they need to live in a safe and supported environment.

To become part of our vibrant volunteer program please call Charlie at 236-334 4203 or email cchristie@comservice.bc.ca

Senior Better at Home Client getting help out of a car.

The Better at Home Program Info

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 a vehicle with limited assistance and be registered in the program.

Hours of Service

Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cost

Services provided are administered on a fee-for-service basis, on a sliding scale, based on income.

Location

22768 119th Avenue Maple Ridge BC V2X 4L2
Phone 604.467.6911 Fax 604.463.2988

Contact Info

Sue Fordyce – Community Support Worker-Better at Home Seniors Outreach and Home SupportT 604.467.6911 ext.1232 | sfordyce@comservice.bc.ca

Joanne Leginus, Program Director
Phone: 604.467.6911ext. 1206
Email jleginus@comservice.bc.ca

Location
22718 Lougheed Hwy., Maple Ridge V2X 2V6