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Volunteer information and opportunities from Independence Groups in Canada. You can also view fewer results of Independence Groups by selecting a specific city or province from the menu to the right.

Groups that focus on independence can be doing so either with seniors, or with disabled people. In both cases it refers to groups that enable both user-groups to live fuller lives, usually through assistance of other people, and can include an element of recreation.



Opportunities for the Disabled

Richmond Centre for Disability
5671 No 3 Rd, Suite 100, Richmond, British Columbia

The Richmond Centre for Disability (RCD) is not-for-profit, disability-led and community-based, providing service to entire communities on disability issues. Our Charitable Organization Number is 88832 8432 RR0001.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Richmond Centre for Disability


Opportunities for the Disabled

Sarnia & District Association for Community Living
551 Exmouth St, Suite 202, Sarnia, Ontario

Community Living Sarnia-Lambton is a not-for-profit, charitable corporation, registered in Ontario. Our operating budget for 2005 2006 was in excess of $6.3 million and we provided services to over 300 families. We have approximately 210 employees (full-time and part-time) and over 100 volunteers. The Association is financed mainly by government funding, with about 60% of the total coming from Ontario's Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS).

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Sarnia & District Association for Community Living


Opportunities for the Disabled

Saskatchewan Abilities Council Inc.
2310 Louise Avenue, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Abilities Council is a registered charity and operates under the authority of The Non-Profit Corporations Act, 1995, of Saskatchewan. It is dedicated to providing programs and services to people with disabilities in Saskatchewan.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Saskatchewan Abilities Council Inc.


Opportunities for the Disabled

Saskatchewan Association of Rehabilitation Centres
111 Cardinal Crescent, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Established in 1968, the Saskatchewan Association of Rehabilitation Centres (SARC) is a non-profit association representing community-based organizations that provide residential, developmental, and employment supports/services to thousands of individuals with disabilities. SARC Members are located in every corner of this province and employ more than 2,000 people.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Saskatchewan Association of Rehabilitation Centres


Opportunities for the Disabled

Saskatoon Council on Aging, Inc
506 25th St E, Suite 301, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

The Saskatoon Council on Aging (SCOA) is a non-profit organization and a community leader in the promotion of dignity, health and independence of older adults through programs, education, services and policy advocacy.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Saskatoon Council on Aging, Inc


Opportunities for the Disabled

Scarborough Support Services for the Elderly Inc.
1045 Mcnicoll Ave., Scarborough, Ontario

TransCare Community Support Services, formerly Scarborough Support Services, is a registered, charitable corporation providing high quality care and compassionate service.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Scarborough Support Services for the Elderly Inc.


Opportunities for the Disabled

Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre Society
5604 Trail Avenue, Sechelt, British Columbia

The Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre Society is here for YOU. so please come in, find an activity to join or get involved in the running of the Centre. Consider serving on the Centre's Board of Directors in the future.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre Society


Opportunities for the Disabled

Senaca Seniors Day Program Halton Inc
53 Bond St, Oakville, Ontario

S.E.N.A.C.A. is a non-profit charitable organization supporting individuals and families in their care giving roles within the community. We provide adult respite services focusing on nurturing activities, personal achievement, companionship and wellness. We strive to meet the diverse needs of each unique individual and have staff who speak different languages: Urdu, Polish, Punjabi, Hindi, etc.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Senaca Seniors Day Program Halton Inc


Opportunities for the Disabled

Senior Peoples' Resources in North Toronto Incorporated
140 Merton St, 2nd Floor, Toronto, Ontario

We began caring for seniors and enabling seniors to care for themselves in 1983. We continue to do so today as an accredited, not-for-profit community support service agency in Toronto by offering a wide range of practical and low-cost services to seniors and their caregivers. Our services help seniors stay safe, connected, and live as independently as possible, as well as prevent premature or inappropriate institutionalization.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Senior Peoples' Resources in North Toronto Incorporated


Opportunities for the Disabled

Seniors Outreach Services Society
202-1889 Springfield Road, Kelowna, British Columbia

Seniors Outreach is a non-profit society, working in partnership with other organizations striving to enhance the lives of seniors in Kelowna. By providing support and linking them to other needed services, we help aging, isolated seniors to maintain their dignity and independence, and to stay connected to their community and each other. We provide information on a wide variety of resources and services available to seniors, including but not limited to: housing, financial, social, recreational, health, safety, legal and estate-planning.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Seniors Outreach Services Society


Opportunities for the Disabled

Seniors Resource Centre Association of Newfoundland & Labrador
280 Torbay Rd, Suite W 100, St. John's, Newfoundland

The Seniors Resource Centre of Newfoundland and Labrador ( SRC NL) is a non-profit, charitable, voluntary organization administered by a Board of Directors.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Seniors Resource Centre Association of Newfoundland & Labrador


Seniors Services Society

Seniors Services Society
750 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster, British Columbia

Senior Services Society is a nonprofit organization serving older adults and seniors 55 or over, family or friends and/or service providers in need of information about programs and services for seniors.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Hunger · Housing

Volunteer Profile of Seniors Services Society


Seniors Services Society

Shelburne Association Supporting Inclusion
170 Water St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia

SASI is an organization that is committed to providing quality, person-centered programs to benefit individuals with disabilities and mental health difficulties. Or Mission statement is "working with persons with disabilities to improve the quality of their lives by providing hands on training and learning opportunities".

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Shelburne Association Supporting Inclusion


Seniors Services Society

Shoreham Village Senior Citizens Association
50 Shoreham Crescent, Chester, Nova Scotia

Shoreham Village Senior Citizens Association was founded by a group of local citizens in 1974 as a non-profit organization and is governed by a volunteer board of directors.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Housing

Volunteer Profile of Shoreham Village Senior Citizens Association


Seniors Services Society

Silver Threads Service
286 Hampton Road, Victoria, British Columbia

Silver Threads Service (STS) is a longstanding non-profit organization with a sterling reputation. Since we opened our doors in 1956, our services, programs and community partnerships have evolved to meet the changing needs of an ever-growing population of older seniors.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Silver Threads Service


Seniors Services Society

South Granville Seniors Friendship Centre Society
1420 12th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia

We are a non-profit community centre that has supported healthy and independent lifestyles for local seniors in the South Granville/Fairview area for over 34 years. We have over 450 members; 80% are women over the age of 75. Many members are single or widowed, live on fixed income and are at risk of isolation and depression due to reduced social interaction.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of South Granville Seniors Friendship Centre Society


Seniors Services Society

Sparc BC Society
4445 Norfolk Street, Burnaby, British Columbia

SPARC BC knows that communities are just and healthy when people have equitable access to places, knowledge, services, adequate incomes, and community decision-making processes. That is why SPARC BC is passionate about working with people on income security, accessibility, and community development; and on the connections between them.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Sparc BC Society


Seniors Services Society

Spectrum Society for Community Living
3231 Kingsway, Vancouver, British Columbia

Spectrum Society for Community Living is a Vancouver registered non-pro?t society and charitable organization, established in 1987 to develop community-based services for people with disabilities. Our services have expanded over the years. We travel British Columbia to deliver community living workshops through Spectrum Learning and publish community living books and DVDs through Spectrum Press.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Spectrum Society for Community Living


Seniors Services Society

Storefront Humber Incorporated
2445 Lakeshore Blvd. W., Etobicoke, Ontario

Storefront Humber Inc. is a non-profit charitable organization located in South Etobicoke. We developed out of the growing concern for residents living in the area who were without adequate support to remain independent in their own home. The agency started as a result of caring Humber College students and volunteers and has now flourished to a thriving agency of over 95 employees, providing services to over 2,000 clients.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Storefront Humber Incorporated


Seniors Services Society

Strathcona Place
10831 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta

Strathcona Place Senior Centre is a charitable organization whose aim is to assist seniors in Southwest Edmonton

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Strathcona Place


Seniors Services Society

Sunshine Centres for Seniors
117 Bloor St. East, Toronto, Ontario

Sunshine Centres for Seniors is a non-profit organization providing social, recreational and health promotion day programs for seniors in the Greater Toronto Area. Our mission is to reduce social isolation, improve the health and well-being of older adults and to empower them to lead meaningful and connected lives in which they are engaged and participating in the community.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Sunshine Centres for Seniors


Seniors Services Society

The Bernard Betel Centre for Creative Living
1003 Steeles Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario

The Bernard Betel Centre is committed to empowering seniors to lead active, creative and healthy lifestyles in a Jewish environment.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of The Bernard Betel Centre for Creative Living


Seniors Services Society

The Bow Corridor Society for Community Living
709 Main Street, Suite 209, Canmore, Alberta

The Bow Corridor Society for Community Living (BCSCL) is a non-profit registered charity that has been offering support for individuals with disabilities since 1999.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of The Bow Corridor Society for Community Living


Seniors Services Society

The Garth Homer Society
813 Darwin Ave, Victoria, British Columbia

Since the inception of The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in 2002, Garth Homer Society has had four successful terms of accreditation from the commission (2003, 2006, 2009 and 2012). CARF is a private, non-profit organization that grew out of a need to promote quality programs for people with disabilities. Every three years, CARF surveyors visit us to see if we meet the standards for the employment and community services we provide. We will be surveyed again for accreditation in 2015.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of The Garth Homer Society


Seniors Services Society

The Good Companions
670 Albert St, Ottawa, Ontario

The Good Companions, a non-profit multi-service seniors' centre, provides opportunities for men and women to participate in social, recreational, educational and volunteer activities and benefit from social and health services.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of The Good Companions


Seniors Services Society

The Kamloops & District Society for People in Motion
182B Tranquille Rd, Kamloops, British Columbia

Our mandate is to provide support and assistance, to the best of our ability, to any person with a disability, however we do have a special interest and expertise in those with physical disability. We are committed to working in partnership with other service providers to meet the needs of all.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of The Kamloops & District Society for People in Motion


Seniors Services Society

The Lethbridge Association for Community Living
527 - 6 St South, Lethbridge, Alberta

In 1957, parents of children with developmental disabilities in the Lethbridge area came together with a shared dream. This dream was of a meaningful and inclusive life in the community for their children. Fifty years later this dream lives at the heart of Lethbridge Association for Community Living.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of The Lethbridge Association for Community Living


Seniors Services Society

The Open Access Resource Centre Inc.
120 Maryland St, Unit 3, Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Open Access Resource Centre (OARC) is dedicated to enriching the lives of Manitobans with speech impairments through the use of communications devices. The Centre provides information on the types and functions of various devices, and operates an extensive equipment loan program.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of The Open Access Resource Centre Inc.


Seniors Services Society

The Ulyssean Society
215 Richview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario

As a companion of the Ulyssean Society, I am committed to the noble concept and the provable fact that men & women in the middle and later years can, if they choose to do so, richly maintain the powers to produce, to learn, and to create, until the very end of the life journey

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of The Ulyssean Society


Seniors Services Society

Total Communication Environment
203 Colonnade Rd S, Unit 5, Nepean, Ontario

Total Communication Environment (TCE) is a non-profit charitable organization providing residential, day services and outreach to long term care homes for adults with multiple disabilities and special communication needs. We provide support to over ninety (90) people in many different residential settings including group homes, apartments and townhouses, and outreach at a number of long term care homes in the Ottawa area.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Total Communication Environment


Seniors Services Society

Trans County Transportation Society
26 Bay Road, Bridgetown, Nova Scotia

Trans County Transportation Society (TCTS) is a charitable organization that started over 10 years ago to provide safe and cost effective transportation services to people in Annapolis and western Kings counties who are unable to use public transportation.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Trans County Transportation Society


TransCare Community Support Services

TransCare Community Support Services
1045 McNicoll Avenue, Toronto, Ontario

TransCare Community Support Services is a registered, charitable, non-profit corporation located in Scarborough, providing home and community support services for seniors and adults living with disabilities.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Disabled · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of TransCare Community Support Services


United Way of Central Alberta

United Way of Central Alberta
4811 48 Street, Red Deer, Alberta

A funding and community impact organization.

Keywords: Independence · Family Services · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of United Way of Central Alberta


United Way of Central Alberta

Vela Microboard Association of B.C.
17564 56a Ave, Suite 100, Surrey, British Columbia

We are a non-profit society that provides information and mentoring to individuals with disabilities and their trusted others to take greater control of his/her life by exploring ideas and options that can lead to customized, inclusive and creative supports and services.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Vela Microboard Association of B.C.


Victoria Disability Resource Centre

Victoria Disability Resource Centre
817A Fort St, Victoria, British Columbia

The VDRC is a cross disability organization that assist individuals with disabilities to make informed choices and participate in the community.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Victoria Disability Resource Centre


Victoria Disability Resource Centre

West Coast Assistance Teams Society
4425 Halifax St, Suite 1905, Burnaby, British Columbia

West Coast Assistance Teams is a registered charity that provides highly trained and loving dogs to disabled people in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. We are a small community-based, human service organization that makes a huge difference in the lives of people with disabilities. Our program is certified by the Province of B.C. and we are governed by the Guide Animal Act Legislation.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of West Coast Assistance Teams Society


Victoria Disability Resource Centre

Westend Seniors Activity Centre
9629 176 St, Edmonton, Alberta

Westend Seniors is a vibrant hub for seniors 55+ with a wide variety programs that stimulate the mind body & soul

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Westend Seniors Activity Centre


Victoria Disability Resource Centre

Western Community-Centred College for the Retired Society
6650 Southoaks Cres, Burnaby, British Columbia

The Community Centred College for the Retired (CCCR) is a registered non-profit society that was established in 1973.

We offer a variety of courses and workshops for persons over the age of 55 at reasonable prices. Designed to maintain social and mental well-being, our programs meet a variety of needs and interests. There are no tests or grades in any of our programs making learning an enjoyable experience

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Western Community-Centred College for the Retired Society


Victoria Disability Resource Centre

Woodstock and District Developmental Services
212 Bysham Park Drive, Woodstock, Ontario

Woodstock and District Developmental Services (WDDS), a non-profit charitable organization, has been providing opportunities and supports for people with developmental disabilities in Oxford County since 1959. We offer a wide range of individualized supports and services through our Day, Accommodation, Employment and Family Support Programs.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Woodstock and District Developmental Services


Victoria Disability Resource Centre

Yellowknife Seniors Society
2-5710 50th Avenue, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

The Society offers social, recreational and educational programs for Seniors six days a week, at the Baker Centre and at other locations in Yellowknife.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Yellowknife Seniors Society




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