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Organization: St Marys and Area Home Support Services  
Phone Numbers: 519-284-3272
Fax: 519-284-0261
Box 998
St Marys, ON
N4X 1B6
St Marys and Area Friendship Centre
317 James St S
St Marys
Intersection: James St S and Maxwell St
Location: South Perth
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Administration: Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm
Executives: Jenny Mikita - Older Adult Services Manager
Service Description: Supports for older adults, adults with disabilities, and people recovering from illnesses or injury * helps people remain independent in the community for as long as possible
Congregate Dining - Group meals and social activities
Falls Prevention and Group Exercise Classes for Seniors - Group exercise and falls prevention classes for older adults and people with mobility issues and chronic conditions * aims to improve strength and balance to prevent injury and falls
Fitness Programs - Exercise programs for seniors that promote wellness focusing on cardio-vascular conditioning, muscle strengthening, balance and flexibility training
Foot Care Clinic - Basic foot care provided by certified foot care practitioners at the St Marys Friendship Centre * foot care includes evaluation of feet condition, nail care, and treating of basic foot conditions
Home Help Referral Program - Referrals to local services such as snow removal, lawn care, cleaning, and general maintenance
Meals on Wheels - Hot or frozen meals delivered Mon-Fri 12noon * special diet types available
Shopping Services - Non-emergency transportation for older adults to go shopping
Telephone Reassurance - Regular phone calls to check on the health and safety of older adults who live alone * checks are done by trained and screened volunteers
Volunteer Visiting - Regular volunteer visits to older adults and people with disabilities, who live alone * volunteers are matched one-to-one
Wellness Programs - Educational seminars discussing health related education topics such as healthy eating, exercise, chronic disease prevention and overall health and wellness

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Fees: Varies per program
Application: Call * no referral required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Older adults and people with disabilities, who need physical, social, or emotional supports
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
St Marys and area  
See Also: Community Support Services

This information was last completely updated on March 6, 2017

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About Us
St Marys and Area Home Support Services strives to promote wellness and enhance the quality of life of seniors, people recovering from illness or injury, and people with varying abilities by providing a variety of services to assist them in leaving independently in the community.