Resources for Seniors
We hope that this page helps you to gain access to helpful information and connect to community resources in the Quinte region.
Victoria Order of Nurses SMILE Program:
Belleville and Quinte West Community Health Centre provides many programs that promote overall health and wellbeing:
Community Care for South Hastings has a Meals on Wheels program where they will deliver healthy meals to your door on a weekly basis. This is helpful if you have difficulty grocery shopping and making meals for yourself. Community Care also provides many other resources such as transportation to appointments and stroke support. A link to their services is available below.
Hastings County Housing and Social Services
Hastings County provides affordable housing that is geared to your income. If you would like more information about their housing services and would like to download an application, you can do so here:
Ontario Life Lease Housing Guide
A practical guide created under Ontario's More Homes, More Choice: Ontario's Housing Supply Action Plan.
Power of Attorney Kit
Information and forms about designating your Power of Attorney for Personal Care or Property can be found here:
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