Site: Acton Community Hub

Service: Care at Home for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities

Record #: MHH0317
Last Full Update: 27 Jul 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-853-3310 or 905-873-6502
Toll Free Phone 1-866-844-0252
Fax 519-853-3530
Social Media Facebook Facebook, LinkedIn LinkedIn
Primary Contact Deirdre Hogan, Marketing and Communications Coordinator; Phone: 905-873-6502; Email:
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Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1977
Primary Executive Lisa Brading, Chief Executive Offficer; Phone: 905-844-0252 ext 101; Email:
Alternate Executive Fabienne Prior, Director, Quality and Performance; Email:
Funding United Way of Halton and Hamilton; Donations

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Community support programs:

  • information and referral regarding health and social service agencies, government resources, etc.
  • assistance and advocacy for individuals and families experiencing difficulties, especially those who have no other place to go or those who are unable to access services without assistance
  • Needs Coordination Program matches those in need of household items with those who can provide them such as food, household items, toiletries, etc.
  • Food for Life Program: free, fresh and nutritious food available weekly for those in need
  • Community Fridge and Food Pantry: bulk fresh food and non-perishable food items * Mon-Fri 9:30am-3pm * bring own bags
  • agency accessibility provides office space and an answering service to agencies like counselling agencies - family, teen, addiction, legal, financial
  • transitional housing is available for families who are homeless * families can stay for a period of two months
  • Holiday Hampers Program * provides hampers of children's clothing and toys for families who are experiencing financial difficulties in Halton Hills

Winter Warmth Program:

  • one-time financial assistance for eligible low income people who are at risk of going into arrears on their gas bill

Backpack Program:

  • provides backpacks with school supplies for lower income families in Halton Hills

Services for older adults:

  • Meals on Wheels, Meals on Ice, Wheels to Meals, congregate dining
  • home maintenance and repair
  • telephone assurance * call older adults regularly to provide a safety check and social contact
  • friendly visiting
  • letter carriers alert * provides reassurance and a check on the well-being of those living alone who receive mail delivery to their door * a joint effort between Acton postal workers and Links2Care
  • client intervention and assistance * provides support for older adults and adults with disabilities who may be at risk due to a critical change in their life situation such as an upcoming eviction, facing homelessness, loss of financial income, or experiencing difficulties within their home setting such as abuse and isolation * contact Seniors Coordinator, (mobile) 905-699-2010 or (office) 905-844-0252
  • Connection in Action Halton Initiative * focusing on helping adults aged 55 and older who are at risk of or currently experiencing social isolation
  • supportive housing program * provides essential supports for daily living services to eligible older adults living at Lakeview Villa, 17 Elizabeth Dr, Acton * services may include bathing, dressing, medication reminders, light housekeeping and laundry * contact Marianne, Seniors Coordinator, Supportive Housing at 519-853-9916

Youth programs:
Off the Wall - Acton
Open Door - Georgetown

Children's programs:
Ontario Early Years- Acton Satellite
Ontario Early Years - Georgetown Satellite

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
Volunteers prepare income tax and benefit returns for eligible Halton Hills residents who have a modest income and a simple tax situation

Care In The Community - Community Volunteer Income Tax Program - Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) trained volunteers to complete income tax and benefit returns for eligible individuals for free * total family income for 1 person should be less than $35,000 and $45,000 for 2 persons * tax situation must be simple and is not for a deceased person

Care In The Community - Shop Assist - Assists isolated Halton Hills residents who are unable to shop independently and who have no family/friend supports available, with pick-up and delivery of groceries * clients phone in bi-weekly on Mon between 9am-2pm to place their order with their debit or credit card for payment * groceries are delivered by volunteers and staff will inform client of the date and time of their delivery

Services and Programs:

  • Supportive Housing

Mon-Fri 9:30am-3pm

Areas Served Halton Hills
Boundaries Halton Hills and area
Eligibility Persons with permanent disabilities and older adults who need physical, social, or emotional supports

Call * no referral required

Languages English
Fees Varies per program

Site Information

Site Location Acton
Located In Community Acton
Address & Map
69 Acton Blvd
Acton, ON L7J 2H4
Intersection Churchill Rd N and Hwy 7
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Community Programs ; Disabilities ; Food ; Health Care ; Housing / Shelter ; Income Programs ; Older Adults
HCSD Sub Heading Advocacy for People with Disabilities ; Assistance Programs ; Donation Drop-off/Pick-up ; Fresh Food Programs ; Home Repairs & Modifications ; Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; Programs for Home Support ; Transitional Housing
Service Categories Agency Facility Space ; Attendant Services for People With Disabilities ~ Older Adults ; Case/Care Management ~ Older Adults ; Case/Care Management ~ People With Disabilities ; Christmas Programs ; Friendly Outreach Programs ; Gatekeeper Alert Programs ; Good Food Boxes ; Holiday Gifts/Toys ; Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services ~ Older Adults ; Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services ~ People With Disabilities ; Material Goods Donation Information/Matching Services ; Personal Care ~ Older Adults ; Residential Snow Shovelling ~ Older Adults ; Residential Snow Shovelling ~ People With Disabilities ; School Supplies ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Human/Social Services Issues ; Tax Preparation Assistance ; Telephone Reassurance ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Families ; Utility Assistance ; Yard Maintenance ~ Older Adults ; Yard Maintenance ~ People With Disabilities


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