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Organization: CARE North Hastings  
Phone Numbers: 613-332-4700
Fax: 613-332-0432
PO Box 1786
Bancroft, ON
K0L 1C0
1 Manor Lane, Lower Level
Intersection: Monck St and Manor Lane
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Executives: Jennifer Kauffeldt - Executive Director
Contacts: Brooke Bentley - Senior Program Coordinator
613-332-4700 ext 6 *
Service Description: Supports for older adults and adults with disabilities * helps people remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible * referral to other community services
Canada Volunteer Income Tax Preparation - Volunteers trained by Canada Customs and Revenue Agency assist individuals with low incomes  to complete their income tax returns in the spring of each year * not able to process previous years' returns
Coe Hill Office - Supports for older adults, and adults with disabilities * helps people remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible * referral to other community services
Crisis Alert Safety Device - Medical alert system allowing older adults and people with disabilities to call for assistance using a help button
Crisis Intervention and Assistance - Intervention and supports for people facing homelessness, critical life changes, abuse, or isolation * referrals to other community support services as necessary
Foot Fix - Foot Care Clinic and In-Home - Basic and advanced foot care provided at monthly community clinics or in the client’s home
Form Completion Assistance - Human Resources Development Canada forms are made available and assistance completing them
Friendly Visiting - Regular volunteer visits and phone calls to older adults and people with disabilities who live alone, to provide companionship and reassurance
Meals On Wheels - Hot and Frozen - Hot and frozen meals delivered * special dietary meals * diabetic diets * low cholesterol * anti-reflux (low acid) * low-salt and light * puree/minced
Recorded Readings for Folks with Visually Impairments - Volunteers read news articles and other items of interest from the local weekly newspaper onto compact disks which are in turn mailed out to people who are unable to read due to visual problems
Rural Overland Utility Transit (The) - Non-emergency * wheelchair accessible * transportation to medical appointments in North Hastings and Highlands East 
Security Reassurance - Telephone contact five days weekly to check on the health and safety of people living alone
Volunteer Drivers - Non-emergency, non-accessible transportation to Bancroft and out of town medical appointments and regular activities such as grocery shopping and banking * volunteer drivers

Fees: Varies per program
Application: Call * no referral required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Older adults and people with disabilities, who need physical, social, or emotional supports
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
North Hastings and area  
See Also: Community Support Services

This information was last completely updated on July 17, 2017

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Updated July 17, 2017
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About Us
Volunteer based, non profit, charitable organization that strives to enable individuals 55 years of age and older and adults with physical disabilities (18 years of age and older) to gain more control over their lives, therefore promoting independence within their own environment, and deterring premature or unnecessary institutionalization