Programs & Services

Seniors Grocery Shopping

Wednesdays — 9AM to 11:30am * Call IGA Market Place at 604-795-3727 • Groceries will be delivered the same day by 6pm

Volunteers from the Seniors’ Resources Society will take and fill phone-in grocery orders at Chilliwack IGA for seniors who are unable to shop for themselves due to: illness, disability, lack of transportation or weather related concerns. Groceries will be delivered to your door and the driver will collect payment. Credit card payment or cash in the exact amount will be accepted. There is a $10.00 delivery fee and the driver does not make change. 

The brochure below also includes information on community meal programs and cooked meal delivery.

Income Tax Program

By Appointment

The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) is a collaboration between the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and community organizations.  Volunteers assist low income retirees or disabled seniors with simple income tax and benefit returns. For more information please contact our office.

Form Completion and Assistance

By appointment

We are available to assist with both hard copy (paper) and online forms or applications accessing the most recent forms for:

  • SAFER
  • Medical Services Plan Regular and Temporary Premium Assistance;
  • Parking Permit Program for People with Disabilities;
  • Canada Pension Plan Retirement Pension;
  • Old Age Security Pension;
  • HandyDART and HandyCard;
  • BC Housing;
  • and many other support services offered to seniors.

For assistance, please call our office to make an appointment.

Snow Angels

Call between 9am and 4pm, Monday to Friday

As available and when safe to do so, Snow Angels are community volunteers who offer free assistance with shovelling when there has been a snowfall of 4” or more. 

Housing Support Program

Supporting seniors to access affordable and appropriate housing through information, community resources and form assistance. There are several grants, subsidies and programs available provincially and municipally to qualifying applicants including: SAFER (Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters), HAFI (Home Adaptations for Independence), property tax deferral and homeowner grants. Contact our office for information or to book an appointment for form completion. Other housing resources include: weekly rental list, tenant advocacy, support at home.

 

Access these services today!

Just call 604.793.9979 or email info@cdsrs.ca and we'll help you get started.