Kerby Centre

Thrive Grocery Delivery


Description
Provides a grocery store shopping and delivery program for seniors.

Service offers:

  • volunteers to shop and deliver groceries to medically, physically frail or disabled seniors or those returning home from the hospital
  • delivery of prescription and over-the-counter medications available from a grocery store
  • supportive visits by staff who are also trained in recognizing¬†signs of hoarding or elder abuse
Key Provider: program coordinators
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • medically or physically frail individuals age 65 and older
  • low income individuals receiving guaranteed income supplement or an equivalent (proof required)
  • individuals unable to shop for themselves
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • call 403-234-6571 to schedule an appointment to assess eligibility
  • visit website for more information
Referral Process: Yes,

Referrals can be made by any community member or organization. Self-referrals are accepted.  



Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-234-6571
Fax
403-705-3211
Web Site
https://www.kerbycentre.com/general/supportservices/thrive/
Email
thrive@kerbycentre.com
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Full payment of grocery or medication order plus a nominal delivery fee.

Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Annual membership fee of $25.00 with an optional $5.00 for parking.

Documents Required

Referrals can be made by any community member or organization. Self-referrals are accepted.  

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Accessible entrance through centre doors and use elevator. Accessible parking in lot east of building.Other disabled access: Yes - Elevator has hold switch to aid when unloading wheelchairs. Elevator buttons have Braille descriptors. A wheelchair lift connects the basement level to the gym.
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
April 16, 2018
Address
1133 7 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB, T2P 1B2
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM