Seniors Support Task Force

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During this time we know that our City's seniors have many questions and need answers.

To ensure that you have easy access to information and resources on how to cope with COVID-19, the City of Brampton has set up the Seniors Support Task Force. This Task Force is co-chaired by Regional Councillor Pat Fortini and Regional Councillor Gurpreet Dhillon.

For assistance with grocery shopping, medication pickups and other errands, click on the buttons below.

Stay Active. Enjoy Designated Seniors' Hours.

The City of Brampton Recreation Division is welcoming patrons back to select Recreation Centres by reservation only.
Designated Seniors' Hours are in effect for patrons ages 55+ throughout select community centres. Various program categories can be found here.

Ontario Providing Additional Support for Seniors

The Ontario government is providing up to $4 million for the Seniors Community Grant Program, a significant increase over last year. This funding will help non-profit organizations, local services boards, or Indigenous groups develop programs for seniors that focus on combatting social isolation, promoting seniors' safety and well-being, improving financial security and making communities age-friendly. For more information, Click here.

Prime Minister announces additional support for Canadian seniors

No Canadian should have to choose between putting food on the table, filling their prescriptions, or paying their bills. Yet too many seniors are facing significant health, economic, and social challenges due to COVID-19. They helped shape this country, and now they need our help. For more information, Click here.

Ontario Providing Additional Relief to the Province's Most Vulnerable

The Ontario government is delivering much-needed support to Ontario's most vulnerable citizens, including seniors and persons with disabilities, during the outbreak of COVID-19. The province is investing $11 million to help deliver meals, medicines and other essentials to those in need and doubling the Guaranteed Annual Income System (GAINS) payments. For more information, click here.

Certain Businesses Allowed to Reopen Under Strict Safety Guidelines

The Ontario government is allowing certain businesses and workplaces to reopen as long as they comply with strict public health measures and operate safely during the COVID-19 outbreak. Those permitted to start up include seasonal businesses and some essential construction projects. For more information, click here.

Region of Peel resources for groceries, meals, and food supports available to seniors:

Since the start of the pandemic, the Seniors Support Task Force provided grocery support to seniors. This included grocery delivery through volunteers as well a grocery payment program where the City paid up front and invoiced seniors upon grocery delivery.

Now that Brampton is in Stage 3 recovery phase, this service has been modified. Seniors can continue to receive supports through the City’s referral program. This is how it works:

Call 311 or email covid19seniors@brampton.ca if you require information on resources. A staff member will be able to guide you through the available resources listed below. If you require urgent food support, our Social Support Task Force can help arrange for food bank support.

You may also reach these organizations directly for support:

Do you have a question?

To view Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) click here. Still don't have the question to your answer? Ask us in the Q&A below!

Seniors Groups

Wondering where to get information and resources?
Please email us at covid19seniors@brampton.ca.

Bramptonians

Know a senior who needs help?

Please check on them and see if they need any help. Refrain from direct contact but do check on them. If you think they need additional help, have them call either 311 or 905.874.2000, or email us at covid19seniors@brampton.ca.


During this time we know that our City's seniors have many questions and need answers.

To ensure that you have easy access to information and resources on how to cope with COVID-19, the City of Brampton has set up the Seniors Support Task Force. This Task Force is co-chaired by Regional Councillor Pat Fortini and Regional Councillor Gurpreet Dhillon.

For assistance with grocery shopping, medication pickups and other errands, click on the buttons below.

Stay Active. Enjoy Designated Seniors' Hours.

The City of Brampton Recreation Division is welcoming patrons back to select Recreation Centres by reservation only.
Designated Seniors' Hours are in effect for patrons ages 55+ throughout select community centres. Various program categories can be found here.

Ontario Providing Additional Support for Seniors

The Ontario government is providing up to $4 million for the Seniors Community Grant Program, a significant increase over last year. This funding will help non-profit organizations, local services boards, or Indigenous groups develop programs for seniors that focus on combatting social isolation, promoting seniors' safety and well-being, improving financial security and making communities age-friendly. For more information, Click here.

Prime Minister announces additional support for Canadian seniors

No Canadian should have to choose between putting food on the table, filling their prescriptions, or paying their bills. Yet too many seniors are facing significant health, economic, and social challenges due to COVID-19. They helped shape this country, and now they need our help. For more information, Click here.

Ontario Providing Additional Relief to the Province's Most Vulnerable

The Ontario government is delivering much-needed support to Ontario's most vulnerable citizens, including seniors and persons with disabilities, during the outbreak of COVID-19. The province is investing $11 million to help deliver meals, medicines and other essentials to those in need and doubling the Guaranteed Annual Income System (GAINS) payments. For more information, click here.

Certain Businesses Allowed to Reopen Under Strict Safety Guidelines

The Ontario government is allowing certain businesses and workplaces to reopen as long as they comply with strict public health measures and operate safely during the COVID-19 outbreak. Those permitted to start up include seasonal businesses and some essential construction projects. For more information, click here.

Region of Peel resources for groceries, meals, and food supports available to seniors:

Since the start of the pandemic, the Seniors Support Task Force provided grocery support to seniors. This included grocery delivery through volunteers as well a grocery payment program where the City paid up front and invoiced seniors upon grocery delivery.

Now that Brampton is in Stage 3 recovery phase, this service has been modified. Seniors can continue to receive supports through the City’s referral program. This is how it works:

Call 311 or email covid19seniors@brampton.ca if you require information on resources. A staff member will be able to guide you through the available resources listed below. If you require urgent food support, our Social Support Task Force can help arrange for food bank support.

You may also reach these organizations directly for support:

Do you have a question?

To view Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) click here. Still don't have the question to your answer? Ask us in the Q&A below!

Seniors Groups

Wondering where to get information and resources?
Please email us at covid19seniors@brampton.ca.

Bramptonians

Know a senior who needs help?

Please check on them and see if they need any help. Refrain from direct contact but do check on them. If you think they need additional help, have them call either 311 or 905.874.2000, or email us at covid19seniors@brampton.ca.