RENFREW AND AREA SENIORS' HOME SUPPORT INC

Registered Name: RENFREW AND AREA SENIORS' HOME SUPPORT INC.

Business Number: 133279802RR0001

Non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the independence of Seniors’ and Adults with disabilities, providing practical, volunteer–based services that allow them to remain in their homes and communities for as long as possible.

Our Mission

"...to preserve the independence of seniors and adults with disabilities by enabling these individuals to remain as active as possible for as long as possible in their own homes and communities."

About Our Charity

Volunteers and staff work together to fulfill the mission statement of Renfrew and Area Seniors' Home Support. We are a non-profit, charitable organization that has been providing volunteer-based support services for seniors and adults with disabilities since 1987.

Providing practical volunteer-based services that allow seniors and adults with disabilities to remain as active as possible for as long as possible in their own homes and communities. 

Services

Non-Urgent Medical Transportation ensures that our clients are able to get to necessary out-of-town medical appointments easily, safely, and economically.

Home Maintenance provides access affordable help with light property maintenance

Frozen Meals provide 40% of daily nutritional requirements that are economical, tasty low fat, low sodium meals that are easy to prepare. Delivered free of charge by volunteers. 

Grocery Program In co-operation with the Renfrew Metro Grocery store, we offer assistance to people living in the town of Renfrew who are unable to do their grocery shopping personally.

Friendly Visiting one-on-one contact visits helps to alleviate loneliness and stimulate interest in quality of life by providing friendship and ongoing communications, two important ingredients for healthy living.

Telephone Assurance helps to ensure the safety and well-being of people who are living alone or spending a lot of time on their own.

Client intervention and Assistance forms assistance, assistance with access to information and general advocacy. 

What People Are Saying

"I feel very fortunate to receive such wonderful and prompt services for eye appointments and surgeries in Ottawa and also for appointments in Ottawa for two total knee surgeries. It has relieved a lot of stress for me. Thanks so much for the wonderful service. "

— Renfrew & Area Seniors' Home Support Transportation Client

"I am so thankful to Renfrew Seniors’ Home Support and their many volunteers for showing such kindness to a complete stranger and for giving me back my independence. "

— Renfrew & Area Seniors' Home Support Client

"Volunteering with Renfrew & Area Seniors' Home Support has been the most wonderful experience that I have ever had. It brings me joy and happiness, a feeling of self worth, also a feeling that I’m helping people and it feels like a great accomplishment."

— Volunteer: Heather

"I would not be able to attend my physician’s appointments in Pembroke/Ottawa without this service. The drivers are Class A all the way, courteous, prompt and knowledgeable. The office staff is always so polite and helpful. Your service is so valuable to our community. Thank you all."

— Renfrew & Area Seniors' Home Support Transportation Client

"It’s a wonderful service! Often a person does not want to ask family or friends for a ride to an appointment. The service just allows one to be independent and it’s just so comforting to know that the service is available if it is needed. "

— Renfrew & Area Seniors' Home Support Transportation Client

"When my health suddenly began to spiral downward someone told me about the services at Renfrew Home Support, they provided me with all the necessary services that I was in need of. They were very friendly and great to me; me, a person that they did not know."

— Renfrew & Area Seniors' Home Support Client

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