Seniors Health Services
Social isolation and loneliness is a serious health risk for seniors. The City of Toronto is committed to improving quality of life for seniors, building and sustaining communities that ensure seniors’ needs are met, and that they are supported to live full and healthy lives.
Find out who to call in an emergency, including the Seniors Help Line at 416-217-2077, which provides information about home care, community care and crisis services in Toronto.
Health Care in Your Home
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Homemakers & Nurses Services
Homemakers and Nurses Services are available to low-income seniors. It includes light housekeeping, laundry, grocery shopping and meal preparation.
Get more information by emailing email@example.com or calling 416-392-8579.
Supportive Housing Services
The Supportive Housing Services program is a community-based service promoting independent living to eligible residents in designated buildings. The program offers the stability and safety of intermittent 24-hour support and an on-site Registered Practical Nurse.
- personal care
- light housekeeping
- medication reminders
- safety checks
- light meal preparation
- wellness and health promotion
Vulnerable Adults & Seniors Team
Vulnerable Adults and Seniors Team (VAST) offers specialized supports for seniors who need help taking care of themselves, live in poor conditions or who lack adequate supports such as family, friends or a doctor.
You can access this program by calling Toronto Public Health at 416-338-7600 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paramedic Clinics in Select Toronto Community Housing Buildings
The Community Paramedic Led Clinics (CPLC) take place in five Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) buildings in Scarborough and West Etobicoke areas. These wellness clinics provide weekly physical and mental health monitoring and works to connect residents of the building in need of services with local health care teams and agencies.
Programs Outside of Your Home
Getting the annual flu vaccine is the best way for seniors to prevent the flu or reduce the risk of complications.