Services and Resources

Community Services and Resources

Banking Services

Automatic deposit and bill paying – (some banks will make a one time home visit)
 
Kootenay Savings – will come to your home
365-3375
Family and Friends
 
Internet/Telephone Banking
 

Drug Stores

Pharmasave – some home delivery available
365-7813
Shoppers Drug Mart – will deliver to home
365-5875

Foot Care

Dr. Lih (Podiatrist) – please leave message
304-4792
Helen Alton
364-0272 or 365-2989
Loretta Davidson
365-2511

Health

Alcohol and Drug Services
304-1846
BC Nurseline (toll free 24 hrs/7 days a week)
1-866-215-4700
Community Care Case Manager
365-4333
Health Link – Internet
www.interiorhealth.ca
Home Care Nurse
365-4332
Home Support Services
365-4352
Castlegar Hospice Society
304-1266
Regional Mental Health Advocate
1-888-251-1166
Senior’s Mental Health
304-1846

Home Safety

Family and Friends
 
Lifeline – Personal Emergency Response System
1-888-832-6071
Red Cross Medical Equipment Loan
365-3911
Castlegar RCMP Victim’s Services
365-7341

Housekeeping Services

Carol Pettigrew (Blueberry only)
365-3701
Community and Church Bulletin Boards/Newsletters
 
Family and Friends
 
Hamma’s Full Home Care – Gwen
399-0033
Heather Ricard
365-5560
Hummingbird Home Care – Donna Sauber
693-2425
Neighborhood Nursing
1-888-427-2220
Newspaper Ads – those directed at “Seniors”
 
Referral from Friends
 
We Care
1-800-891-8289
Yellow Pages
 

Housing and Accommodation (Private)

Castleview Care Centre (private pay residential care)
365-7277
Castle Wood Village (supportive housing and assisted living)
365-6686
Family and Friends
 
Rosewood Manor (subsidized seniors housing)
365-5055
Rota Villa (subsidized seniors housing)
365-7010
Sandalwood Court (seniors only, privately owned units)
see realtor
Stellar Place (seniors only, privately owned units)
see realtor
Woodland Park Housing Coop (seniors friendly housing)
365-2677

Laundry Services

Available with some private housekeeping services
 
Community and Church Bulletin Boards/Newsletters
 
Family and Friends
 
Referral from Friends
 
Soap and Suds – drop off services available
365-7701
Yellow Pages
 
Business Directory on www.castlegar.com
www.castlegar.com

Meal and Food Services

Dinners at Home – Frozen Meals Blueberry
365-7201
Family and Friends – Pre-Freezer Meals
 
Frozen meals from Grocery Stores
 
Meals on Wheels
304-1252
Restaurants – Eat in or Take Out
 
Senior Chef Program
365-7711 ext 148
Taste of Home – Traditional Doukhobor and Vegetarian Western Cuisine
365-6877
Dining Directory on www.castlegar.com
www.castlegar.com

Respite Services

Available with some private housekeeping services
 
Castle Wood Village Day Program
365-4333
Family, Friends and Church
 
Home and Community Care – call for more information
365-4300
Happy Wanderers
365-1252

Senior’s Information

Senior’s Association #46 – Castlegar Recreation Complex
365-8104

Shopping Services

Family and Friends
 
Private Care Providers
 

Support Groups – call toll free for information of group nearest your location

ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Society of BC
1-800-708-3228
Alzheimer Society Supports – 1-800-667-3742 or
1-800-352-9552
Arthritis and Lupus Society
1-800-321-1433
BC Bereavement Helpline
1-877-779-2223
Canadian Cancer Society (Kootenay Boundary Region)
1-800-656-6426
Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)
1-866-246-2642
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of BC
1-800-513-8202
Diabetic Education Program
1-800-707-8550
Grief Support Group
304-1266
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of BC
1-800-268-7582
Osteoporosis Society of Canada (BC Division)
1-800-363-1933
Parkinson’s Society of BC
1-800-668-3330
Relaxation Group
365-6880
Scleroderma Association
1-888-940-9343
Stoke Recovery Association of BC
1-888-313-3377
Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
1-604-736-7391

Transportation

BC Bus Pass Program
1-888-661-1566
BC Transit – web site
365-3100
Castlegar Taxi and Transportation Services
365-7222
Community and Church Bulletin Boards
www.castlegar.com
HandyDart
365-3100
West Kootenay Volunteer Driver Program – 1-877-304-2990 or
304-2990

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