Calgary Seniors' Resource Society

SeniorConnect

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Description
Provides urgent city-wide social work intervention for older adults identified as being at-risk or in crisis.

Service offers:

  • crisis intervention for older adults and their care providers who are experiencing a non-medical crisis
  • addressing immediate concerns to stabilize the crisis and connecting individuals to longer term supports
  • assistance in accessing basic needs supports such as food, clothing, shelter
  • support around complex situations such as caregiver stress, dementia, mental health, addictions, elder abuse and family violence¬†
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Affiliation: Distress Centre Calgary, Family and Community Support Services (FCSS), United WayKey Provider: gerontology focused social workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • individuals age 60 and older
  • individuals who are believed to be at risk socially, emotionally, financially or physically
  • younger older adults may also be considered depending on need 
 
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • general public or self-referral can be completed through the Distress Centre Help Line at 403-266-4357
  • referral can also be made directly by calling 403-269-5445
Referral Process: Yes,

For public referral contact the Distress Centre's  24hr. helpline - (403)266-4357
For professional referral call - 403-269-5445



Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-269-5445 (SeniorConnect Line)
Telephone
403-266-4357 (24 hour line)
Telephone
403-266-6200 (training and information line)
Fax
403-269-5183
Web Site
http://www.calgaryseniors.org
Email
info@calgaryseniors.org
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services - Partners with other agencies to assist with language barriers if required.
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Documents Required

For public referral contact the Distress Centre's  24hr. helpline - (403)266-4357
For professional referral call - 403-269-5445

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation, Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
April 16, 2020
Address
3639 26 Street NE
Calgary, AB, T1Y 5E1
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