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Organization: St Marys and Area Home Support Services  
Phone Numbers: 519-284-3272
Fax: 519-284-0261
St Marys and Area Friendship Centre
317 James St S, Box 998
St Marys, ON
N4X 1B6
Intersection: James St S and Maxwell St
Location: South Perth
Accessibility:     Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Administration: Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm
Executives: Kim Leis - 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
Community Dining Program - Group meals and social activities
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, pedicure, 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

Related Service:
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 (Perth)
See Also: Community Support Services

This information was last completely updated on 2/27/2014

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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 indep