A member of the Association of Neighborhood Houses of BC, Alex House serves the community by offering activities, events, and programs for people of all ages. Programs for seniors include a monthly community lunch, monthly out-trips, and weekly knitting and walking groups. Alex House also runs a community garden, and a Reading Room (open by appointment), where people can take a book or leave a book.
FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL. Providing education, advocacy & support for women age 55+ unable or not ready to access a transition house and who have or still experiencing abuse.
Provides services in the following: information and referral, interpretation and translation, English language programs, family counseling, career services, women’s programs and community development (settlement and integration).
Hours: Tuesday – Thursday 8:30am to 9:00pm, Monday & Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm.
Formerly called Surrey Aboriginal Culture Society, this center supports activities that promote health and economic well-being of Aboriginal people and promote the resurgence of resident Aboriginal culture, language and teachings, particularly those of local residency.
ISS of BC is a friend of newcomers, assisting with immediate settlement needs by providing information on settlement as well as immigration information. The main settlement office is located in Vancouver.
The JSAGV is an organization supporting Jewish seniors and all other seniors through advocacy, information, education, research and peer support programs. Membership is open to everyone. Call (604) 267-1555
Non-Profit society providing community social services in Surrey, Delta, Langley and White Rock. Aims to help people to help themselves and to promote safe, healthy, and vibrant communities.
Administration Office: (604) 584-5811
9815 – 140th Street
Surrey, BC, V3T 4M4 www.options.bc.ca
Newton Office: (604) 596-4321
13520 – 78th Avenue
Surrey, BC, V3W 8J6 www.options.bc.ca
PICS Society is a registered non-profit society that actively promotes harmony and intercultural understanding to build a more inclusive society. They provide services that directly assist women, youth, seniors, and new immigrants in the community. They offer settlement services, employment programs, housing programs, counselling and support services. Office locations are in Surrey, Delta, White Rock, and Vancouver.
SUCCESS is a multi-service agency in BC that delivers services in five major areas: social services, employment services, business and economic development services, and health services. They also provide settlement services as well as English lessons. The services are provided in all the following languages: English, Punjabi, Cantonese, Mandarin, Farsi, Korean, Arabic, French, Tagalog and Vietnamese.
Our services assist older adults to remain independent in their homes for as long as possible. These programs include: Caregiver Outreach and Education, Information and Referral, Volunteer Programs, South Surrey/White Rock Better at Home Program, Social group programs, Neighbor Network Program and Community meal programs and dinners. All programs are sensitive to cultural and diverse needs of our clients. Language assistance can be arranged.
• Seniors Information and Referral Line
This service provides up to date information connecting you to community services. This information will link you to organizations, health professionals and businesses.
• Seniors Resource Directory
This large print directory has information in specific areas providing easy access and helpful information about local organizations and businesses. Call our office to enquire about submitting information for our next publication or to acquire copies.
• Caregiver Outreach & Education
Supports we offer: Direct Support for Individuals and Families, Educational Sessions, Caregiver Workshops, Support Groups, Outreach to Various Groups & Organizations within the Community, Referrals and Information about Community & Health Care Service
• Community Lunches
Our Meal Programs in Surrey and White Rock offers older adults a community lunch to enjoy a hot nutritious meal in a group setting and at some venues, entertainment as well. The Meal Program provides the opportunity for seniors to meet new friends and to engage in socialization!
• Health and Wellness Fairs
Community Support Services attend several Health and Wellness Fairs help to promote our services and provide information about other community services.
• Free Information & Education Sessions
These sessions are held all year long focusing on senior’s issues and interests. We offer a wide spectrum of topics such as tax preparation/information, caregiver education, dementia information, fall prevention, medication safety, health and well-being tips as well as current issues of the day.
• Senior Service Connectors
Offers resources and referrals for seniors and families. We help connect seniors and/ or their caregivers with available information and services in our community including: Volunteer Services, Legal Services, Recreation Programs, Financial Services, Housing Options, Food Services, Health Services, Caregiver Programs, Help with forms. We have 13 permanent locations throughout Surrey and White Rock. If you cannot make it out to one of these locations please call us and we can arrange for one of our volunteers to come to you.
• Law Clinics
Offers one on one appointments with Barrister & Solicitor, Heather Cunningham, to help seniors with legal queries and problems concerning Power of Attorney, Wills, Tenancy Issues, Representation Agreements and Family Law issues.