Seniors Services

ASSIST Community Services Centre

Provides practical support, assistance, and activities to Chinese seniors.

Service offers:

  • practical support and activities to help seniors continue to live independently and productively as fully participating members of society


  • Seniors Co-ordinated Outreach - assistance to seniors to deal with their day-to-day life challenges such as applying for government benefits, form filling, and interpretation and translation
  • Tuesday and Thursday Activities for Seniors - activities for seniors to be active physically and mentally, make social connections, acquire new skills and knowledge, and contribute through volunteering

Activities may include:

  • Tai Chi
  • line dancing
  • fan dancing
  • calligraphy
  • crafts
  • pencil sketch
  • singing / karaoke
  • English conversation
  • learning iPad/computer
  • ping-pong
  • information workshops on senior benefits / health issues
  • cultural celebrations

Affiliation: GEM Seniors Society
Key Provider: volunteers
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • 60 years and older
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • call for details or to register

Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Web Site
Cantonese; English; Mandarin
Fee: No

Fee Reduction: No

Membership Fee: Yes,

Memberships available to individuals and families. Services are available to members and non-members.

Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: No -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
April 10, 2024
9649 105A Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5H 0M3
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Hours of Operation

Seniors Co-ordinated Outreach hours are:

  • Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Friday is virtual services only)

Tuesday and Thursday Activities for Seniors program hours are: 

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Closed statutory holidays.