General · 27th September 2015
EMOTIONAL WELLNESS: Sometimes we all can get hung up on the speed-bumps of life, and getting to services in Campbell River can feel overwhelming. So Quadra Circle is partnering with Island Health's Mental Health and Substance Abuse program to have a counsellor here on Quadra twice a month, starting Tuesday, Sept.22. Arrange a referral through your doctor or call Mental Health: (250)
850-2100 and ask for an appointment on Quadra.
VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED for our Transportation Program: Drive seniors to appointments. Mileage is paid if needed and bookings can fit your schedule. Seniors who need a ride to appointments, activities, and shopping can call at least 24-hours in advance to arrange a volunteer driver. Call Diana: 285-3630.
GOT EXTRA FRUIT AND VEGGIES? The Food Bank can use them. Deliver them to the Food Bank at the Community Centre (far left side) on Wed., Oct.7 or 21. Call Rina to schedule another time: 285-3903.
Friday Lunch Sept.25 Tune up at Armchair exercise at 11am with Ann Lawrence. Please join us for a delicious lunch ($5 suggested donation) at noon. 1281 West Road, (Quadra Bible Church, lower level).
Seniors Drop-in: Come for coffee and conversation with old and new friends on Mondays, 10am-noon at Quadra School's Literacy Room. Use the school entrance by the Garden.
Housing Initiative: Is on track to complete a feasibility study of our selected property in Q Cove. We're now looking at how to fund the land purchase for a supported-living residence, community park and housing for young families, seasonal workers and seniors wanting to downsize to small lots. Hear more at our public meeting Nov.2. Maureen: 285-2221
Foot Care subsidy for seniors and those with illness or a disability who receive GIS or MSP premium assistance. Call 285-2255.
Seniors Outreach: Marie Sheran makes home visits and connects you with helpful services: 285-3950.
Quadra Home Meals: For $5 per meal Island seniors and anyone with surgery/illness can order tasty, nutritious meals for all dietary needs made by Gowlland Harbour Resort's Chef. Pick up the meals at the Community Centre Wednesdays 11:30am-12 noon or pre-arrange delivery. Please order by Saturday noon: Marie 285-3950.
DID YOU KNOW that Quadra Circle volunteers contributed 7500 hours or $196,000 in volunteer community service to our islanders last year? And they had fun doing it. Want to volunteer with the School or Quadra Circle? Need helpful info about resources for seniors? Drop in our Community Connections Centre (next to Quadra Island Medical Clinic) Wed.-Fri., 11am-3pm, or call: 285-2255.