Home for Life South Georgian Bay

Site: Home for Life South Georgian Bay

Service: Technology Program

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Record #: CWD7579 Last Modified: 30 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 09 Mar 2015
DescriptionVolunteers are recruited and trained to provide a free training program to qualified individuals in their home or in small groups.  
Home For Life Technology Trainers instruct individuals how to use computers, e-mail, Skype (video chat) and surf the Internet, to stay connected with family and friends.  
Program allows person to stay in contact with their support network and reduce the loneliness that may lead to depression and illness & helps to relieve stress on the client's caregivers and their families, especially if they do not live in close proximity to one another 
Service Details
DatesYear round
Areas ServedBlue Mountains ; Collingwood ; Stayner ; Wasaga Beach
EligibilitySocially isolated individuals interested in program.
ApplicationCall 211
Address and Location
Located In CommunityCollingwood
Address & Map
275 First St, 2nd Flr; Unit 13 & 14
Collingwood, ON L9Y 1A8
Contact Information
Office Phone2-1-1
TDD Phone1-888-435-6086
Volunteer CoordinatorPhone: ext 149
Mailing Addressc/o Community Connection 
Box 683 
Collingwood, ON L9Y 4E8