CARP (A New Vision of Aging)

Site: Barrie - Mailing Address

Service: Barrie Chapter # 36

Description (Service) National, non-partisan, nonprofit organization committed to advocating for people as they age, in matters affecting their rights, well being and welfare * members eligible for a range of products, services, and group rates such as travel and accommodation discounts, as well as car, home, and health insurance discounts * local Chapter holds nine meetings a year and provides trips for social and educational reasons * initiated Seniors Advisory Committee for the City of Barrie * Seniors Advisory Committee is comprised of representatives from CARP, 55 + Clubs, 4 non-profit organizations and 4 Seniors * initiated a Senior Housing Committee, working towards solutions for future housing shortages * for more information call Gwen Kavanagh at 705-828-2743

Spring into Green Event:
April 22, 2018 10 am-4 pm, Holly Community Centre, 171Mapleton Ave, Barrie * event will include vendors, electric cars, speakers * admission is an item for food bank

Spring Political Forums:
Candidates from four parties will discuss various topics
May 8, 2018 - candidates for Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte Riding, Steckley Gooderham Funeral Home, 30 Worsley St, Barrie
May 15, 2018 - candidates for Barrie-Innisfil Riding, Steckley Gooderham Funeral Home, 201 Minet’s Point Rd, Barrie

Annual brunch and theatre in May, call or email for information
Service Details
Hours Meetings: third Tue of each month 6:30 pm
Dates Jan-Jun, Sep-Nov
Areas Served Barrie - and surrounding area
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Adults * guests can attend a meeting with a CARP member
Application On-line or by mail
Languages English
Fees Membership - Paid to Head Office * minimum one year membership is $19.95 or other membership which includes Zoomer magazine, if register online, fee is reduces by $5
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Meeting Location - Steckley Gooderham Funeral Home - Community Meeting Room
201 Minet's Point Rd
Barrie, ON L4N 4C2
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Physical Access Fully Accessible - Meeting Location
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-252-4756
Toll Free Phone National Office in Toronto 1-800-363-9736
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Primary Contact Tom Oldershaw, Vice Chair; Phone: (Cell) 705-794-7170; Email:
Primary Executive Gwen Kavanagh, Chair
Mailing Address 150 Livingstone St E 
Barrie, ON L4M 6Y7

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