CHATS - Community & Home Assistance to Seniors

Site: Aurora - Head office

Service: Community services and programs for seniors

Description
Description (Service) Enhances the health, wellness and independence of seniors and caregivers * offers programs such as in-home help and care, Meals on Wheels, transportation, home safety services, wellness/social programs, diversity outreach programs, caregiver support and education, hospital-to-home transition, home medical equipment, and much more * caregiver support and education, transportation, Lifeline personal response system * Diversity Outreach Programs for isolated seniors of various cultures to support wellness and healthy aging in under-served communities 
 
Tenancy Risk Reduction Service: The program provides support to low and moderate income York Region seniors (or those with an age-related condition) at risk of losing their tenancy due to hoarding behaviour, cluttered living spaces, uncleanliness and squalor, and/or unmaintained homes 
 
 
Transportation for clients living in their own homes or retirement residences: drivers escort clients to and from medical appointments, Adult Day Programs, grocery stores, errands, CHATS programs, and more to facilitate their independent living * wheelchair accessible van available in Bradford West Gwillimbury and New Tecumseth
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Dates Year round
Areas Served Alliston ; Aurora ; Beeton ; Bradford West Gwillimbury ; East Gwillimbury ; Georgina ; Keswick ; King Township ; Markham ; New Tecumseth ; Newmarket ; Richmond Hill ; Simcoe County ; Tottenham ; Vaughan ; Whitchurch-Stouffville
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
 
Transportation services are available only to clients living in their own homes or in retirement residences, not for those living in long-term care residences 
 
Drivers escort clients to and from medical appointments, Adult Day Programs, grocery stores, errands, CHATS programs and more to facilitate their independent living. Wheelchair accessible van available in Bradford West Gwillimbury and New Tecumseth.
Application To book a service, or for more information, please call
Languages English ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Farsi ; Italian ; Russian ; Tamil
Fees Service ; Sliding Scale, depending on service
Address and Location
Located In Community Aurora
Address & Map
240 Edward St, Suite 1
Aurora, ON L4G 3S9
 
View Google Map
Intersection Yonge St and Wellington St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-713-6596
Toll Free Phone 1-877-452-4287
After Hours Phone 905-713-6596
Fax 905-713-1705
E-Mail seniorshelp@chats.on.ca
Website www.chats.on.ca
Primary Contact Christina Bisanz, CEO, CHATS - Community & Home Assistance to Seniors; Phone: 905-713-3373 ext 6039; Email: cbisanz@chats.on.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Christine McGregor, Volunteer Resources Department; Phone: ext 6051; Email: CMcGregor@chats.on.ca
Primary Executive Christina Bisanz, Chief Executive Officer; Email: cbisanz@chats.on.ca

Agency Overview