Supporting seniors who need information and assistance, and walking with them through difficult situations. Helping with paperwork and application forms and connecting seniors to sources of assistance.
We support seniors who are experiencing elder abuse and neglect and those who encounter these situations. We do this by connecting people to the BC Community Response Network. Marpole Oakridge Family Place represents the BC Community Response Network in Marpole.
Enquiries and Referrals
Seniors can call with any enquiries about seniors programs and resources. They will be helped or referred to someone who can help.
The Seniors Outreach Coordinator provides training in responding to elder abuse and neglect situations; literacy and life skills; and organizes educational workshops.
Income Tax Clinic
In March and April each year Marpole Oakridge Family Place hosts a free income tax clinic for seniors. Volunteers trained by Canada Revenue Agency provide online tax filing.
Continuing Adult Education
Opportunities for seniors to engage with learning, life skills and continuing adult education.