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Better at Home Programs – Newton

Better at Home is a program that helps seniors live in their own homes by providing simple nonmedical support services delivered by local non-profit organizations using a mix of paid workers and volunteers. Better at Home is funded by the Government of British Columbia and managed by the United Way of the Lower Mainland. The services provided by the Better at Home Program include:

▪ Friendly visiting                           ▪ Transportation

▪ Housekeeping                             ▪ Minor home repairs

▪ Grocery shopping                        ▪ Light yard work

▪ Snow shoveling

IMPORTANT NOTE: The services identified above vary between locations and some may not be offered in your community. Please contact your local Better at Home Program to find out if the service is offered near you.

COST: Some services identified are offered for free. While other services such as light housekeeping and transportation are based on a sliding scale. Subsidies are available and based on your current income tax.

(604) 507-2266