Community Care

Community Care

What is Community Care?
Established in 1988, Community Care Northumberland strives to be the best, multi-service, volunteer-based community support organization in Northumberland County. Our 950 regional volunteers enable clients to experience a higher quality of life by strengthening their connections with the community.

Office Information
Office location: 11 King St., Colborne. We are open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Telephone:  905-355-2989

Email:   colborne@commcare.ca

Website:  www.commcare.ca

More About Our Services...
Staff are trained and knowledgeable in regards to other community resources and we are available to assist you. This is a free and confidential service.

*Nominal fees may apply, please contact the local office for details about these programs.

*Community Diners – A monthly program that offers a tasty, nutritious, affordable meal enjoyed with others. It’s a time for fun, entertainment and learning that keeps you connected with your community.

Friendly Visiting – A visit or telephone call for a caring volunteer on a regular basis to share in activities and companionship.

Home at Last- A one –time settlement home from the hospital that can include transportation, grocery shopping, medication pick –up, preparing a small meal and providing personal care and/or homemaking. Qualifying clients may receive enhanced supports to make the transition from hospital to home a success.

*Home Help - Assistance with household activities such as light housekeeping, shopping, and meal preparation.   This service is provided by brokered workers.

*Home Maintenance - Assistance with heavier chores such as snow shovelling and yard maintenance. This service is provided by brokered workers.

Hospice Palliative Care – Support is provided to people of all ages who have a life threatening illness or need end of life care. Family and friends are also supported by trained volunteers during these difficult times. Individual grief support and grief groups are available.

Information and Referral:  
Staff are trained and knowledgeable in regards to other community resources and we are available to assist you. This is a free and confidential service.

 

Income Tax Assistance:
Income Tax services provided by a Certified General Accountant for a nominal fee.

*Meals on Wheels - Nutritious hot and frozen meals delivered to the homes of adults who are aging, have special needs or are recovering from illness or injury.

Supports for Caregivers -Assistance in meeting the individual needs of caregivers with their on-going responsibilities associated with caring for a loved one, a friend or a neighbour.

Telephone Security Checks – A short telephone call at a pre-arranged time will provide reassurance, a sense of security or send assistance when needed.

*Volunteer Transportation Program- provides transportation for medical appointments, shopping and to various social activities and programs. Local and long distance destinations are available. Volunteer drivers provide the transportation in their own vehicles.

*Specialized Van Service – provides accessible and affordable transportation in both rural and urban areas. Local and long distance trips can be accommodated for both individual and groups.

-          *Northumberland Transportation Initiative (NTI)

Provides transportation to and from Colborne, Dundonald, Castleton, Lakeport, Morganston, Salem, Grafton, Centreton and Cobourg (Cramahe Township/Alnwick/ Haldimand Van Routes available servicing Rosneath and Fenella) 

Visit www.commcare.ca/links.html  and click the Northumberland Transportation Initiative for more details.

This service is available to anyone living in our service areas.

 

·         Pre-registered and Pre-booked service

·         4 days per week, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

·         Cramahe Township/Alnwick//Haldimand Wards to Cobourg

·         6 passenger van

·         12 passenger van available also

·         Walk on and  wheelchair accessible van

·         Our drivers are screened and trained

·         Car Seats are available upon request

For more information please call 905-355-1444 or 1-866-768-7778

Wellness Programs – over-all health and wellness of clients is promoted through a variety of activities and programs such as fitness, blood pressure clinics, choral groups, support groups and more.

Funding

Funding to operate our programs comes primarily from the Ministry of Health - Long Term Care, service clubs, community organizations, municipalities, and local fundraising efforts. We rely heavily on the generosity of individuals to make sure our programs continue to be offered in the community.

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In-Camera Council - 14 Jul 2015

Special Council Meeting - June 27, 2016 at 5:30 P.M.

November 15 Council Agendas now available

Cramahe Heritage Day

Interim Tax Bills

Land Division Advisory Committee Meeting - February 27, 2017

March 7th Council Agendas Now Available

Notice- Cancellation of April 4, 2017 Council Meetings

April 18th Council Agendas Now Available

Land Division Advisory Committee Agenda now available

Interim Tax Bills

Special Council Meeting - May 1, 2017

May 2, 2017 Council Agendas Available

May 16th Council Agendas Available

Special Council Meeting - Wednesday, May 31/2017

June 5th, 2017 - Land Division Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda

June 6, 2017 Council Meeting Agendas now available

June 20th, 2017 Council Meeting Agenda Now Available

Land Division Advisory Committee Agenda

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