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Community Development Halton

Site: Burlington - South Service Rd

Service: Burlington Age-Friendly Council

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-632-1975
Toll Free Phone 1-855-395-8807
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Primary Contact Heather Thompson, Director, Age-Friendly Initiatives; Email:
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2013
Primary Executive Joan Lewis, Chair
Funding Grants ; Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Promotes a vision of Burlington as the best place to live, work and play as we age  
* independent body of citizen volunteers and organization representatives which works in collaboration with other organizations 
* educates and advocates for policies, services, settings and structures that support and enable people to age gracefully, actively, and with dignity  
* hosts education events on a wide range of topics related to seniors and age-friendly communities 
Focuses on 8 priority areas:  
* communication and information  
* transportation and mobility  
* housing options  
* outdoor spaces and buildings  
* social participation  
* respect and social inclusion  
* civic participation and employment  
* community support and health services 
Supports the World Health Organization (WHO) definition of an Age-Friendly City, and is committed to an age-friendly Burlington that:  
* promotes the sharing of resources, talents and gifts of all citizens  
* promotes physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being of all citizens  
* ensures older adults are able to thrive throughout their life course and continue to be contributing members of the community  
* works collaboratively to take action to enhance the well-being and participation of seniors and their families in Burlington
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, by appointment only
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Contact for information
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
3350 South Service Rd
Burlington, ON L7N 3M6
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Intersection Walkers Line and South Service Rd
Physical Access Unknown - varies by event location
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Older Adult/Aging Issues ; Senior Advocacy Groups

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