Seniors Programs

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Green View Family & Community Support Services-FCSS, Valleyview office
Phone:  780-524-7603
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Green View FCSS (Grande Cache office)
Phone:  780-827-4336
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Caregiver Workshops:  A variety of workshops are available to give caregivers the tools to better manage the unique demands and challenges they face in the caregiving role.

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program:  Seniors and low-income individuals are assisted with completion of their Income Tax returns.

Counselling Services:  Short term one-on-one mental health appointments with a registered psychologist or professional therapist for those experiencing challenges negatively impacting their lives.

Home Support:  This program provides light housekeeping, meal preparation, and transportation to access essential needs to adults experiencing disruptions to their normal household routines.  Adults with disruptions due to physical limitations, mental well-being, pre/post operative care or pre/post natal care help may qualify for assistance.

Information, Referral, and Forms Assistance:  If you are not sure where to access the help you need the Valleyview and Grande Cache offices provide information on their respective regional and localized programs and services.  We provide referrals that match your need and will assist with completion of forms or applications such as Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH), Income Support, and Seniors Benefits.

Just In Case Workshop:  This is a hands-on workshop to start preparing the documents and information you will need “Just In Case” you or a family member has a sudden death or emergency.

Meadows to Mountains Homelessness Prevention Project:  This project provides crucial supports for individuals and families within the Municipality of Greenview to prevent homelessness.  Clients are provided on-going support to navigate systems, access life skills development, and are shown how they are pivotal to their success in stabilizing their living situation.  Working with a wide range of organizations, agencies, and community contacts clients will discover they are not alone, support does exist, and success is possible.  This project is a partnership between Green View FCSS, the Alberta Rural Development Network and Reaching Home.

Older Adult Information Day:  This annual event focuses on programs and services available to the senior and older adult population.  Event specifics vary as to needs and interests and a variety of guest speakers provide presentations.

Outreach Services: (available in Grande Cache, Cooperatives, and Enterprises surrounding Grande Cache).  The Outreach Coordinator is available to assist adults and seniors with forms completion, connection to relevant resources, , home visitation to reduce isolation, and transportation for essential services.

Seniors Supports:  Available in office individuals are provided support in filling out forms, gaining access to federal and provincial supports, advocacy etc.

Wheels for Meals:  Green View FCSS partners with local senior lodges to deliver meals to clients that are nutritious promoting health, well-being, and independence. Areas served: Town of Valleyview and Hamlet of Grande Cache.