Seniors’ Resources

Innisfail Senior Drop-In Society
4959 – 53rd St. | 403-227-6601
seniordropin@outlook.com      www.innisfailseniorcentre.com

The Innisfail Senior Drop-In is partially funded through the FCSS Grant Program and is open to anyone who is 50 years of age or over. Members’ spouses that are not 50 are also welcome to join. The Drop-In provides and facilitates programs, activities, friendship, social development, and healthy well-being to seniors within and around our community.

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” – Mark Twain

Seniors
The Town Voice 55+

The Town of Innisfail produces a monthly newsletter with information and resourcesfor seniors. Printed copies are available at locations thrughout town, including the Town Office. If you would like to receive and electronic copy of the newsletter, email sandy.wacker@innisfail.ca.

GROCERY DELIVERY FOR SENIORS

The Co-op Food Store is pleased to offer this service to our seniors. Please call 403-227-4888 for more information.

Seniors’ Housing Opportunities

Housing Options & Organizations

Autumn Glen Lodge 
(Supportive Living)
4045 50 Avenue
403-227-3745

Poplar Grove Court
(Independent Living)
4035 50 Avenue
403-227-3745

Dodd’s Lake Manor
(Independent Living)
5804 50 Avenue
403-227-4180

Innisfail Country Lodge
(Independent/Supportive Living)
3308 52 Avenue
403-227-6164

Sunset Manor
(Supportive Living)
3312 52 Avenue
403-227-8200 or 403-227-6164

Snowberry Downs
(Independent Living)
5000 48 Street
Contact a Realtor

Pine Meadows Assisted Living
(Assisted Living)
5139 56 Street
403-227-3844

Penhold Royal Manor
(Independent Living)
27 Robinson Avenue, Penhold, AB
403-224-2691

Housing Organizations

Parkland Foundation – Housing Organization
403-224-2691

Piper’s Creek Foundation – Housing Organization (Red Deer)
403-350-1077

Wednesdays | Session 1
Please Note – due to COVID-19 restrictions, these programs are currently not running.
5:30-7 PM
Adult (16+ yrs) $84
Early Bird Fee $72

Register!

Wednesdays | Session 2
Please Note – due to COVID-19 restrictions, these programs are currently not running.
5:30-7 PM
Adult (16+ yrs) $72
Early Bird Fee $60

Register!

Housing & Rent Supplement Programs

Community Housing Program
Provided to families who, because of income, cannot obtain adequate accommodation at current market rates. To find out more go to www.reddeerhousingauthority.ca/services.

Rent Supplement Program
Established by the federal and provincial governments, the rent supplement programs help address the housing need in Alberta. To find out more go to www.reddeerhousingauthority.ca/services.

Transportation Options 

PACE Bus, Regional Bus Service, & Taxi Service

HANDI-VAN

Innisfail has a community bus that provides local service for people with limited mobility and seniors in the Innisfail area. The PACE Bus operates as follows:

Mon – Thurs…..8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Fri………8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sat – Sun………9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Red Deer once a month | Second Wednesday

Cost: Service is by appointment only and cost/fees vary. Booking 24-hours in advance is preferred.

Contact the legion at 403-227-3622 or rcl104admin@shaw.ca for more information and bookings. Anyone needing service on the evenings and weekends may call the handivan direct at 403-348-7035.

 

TAXI SERVICE

Innisfail Associated Cab: 403-227-2229 or 403-227-2272

Seniors Resource Assistance

The Town of Innisfail has partnered with the following government programs to help provide various support services necessary for our residents. These programs can help with social, government and/or health services that are difficult to find in smaller communities.

Alberta 211

Alberta 211 is an online resource directory available for all citizens of Innisfail. Visit their website for information regarding financial & social assistance, housing & utility help, food assistance & meal programs, various parenting & family programs, government program assistance and much much more.

Online: www.ab.211.ca
Phone: As of August, 2020, the 211 phone service is available for the Innisfail area.

Alberta Supports

Alberta Supports provides information for seniors, children, youth and adults on social based programs and services provided by the Government of Alberta.

Ph: 1-877-644-9992
Online: https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-supports

Seniors Financial Assistance and Benefits Lifeline

The Alberta Seniors Benefit (ASB) program provides a monthly income supplement to federal income sources including Old Age Security (OAS) and Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS).

In general, for July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018, a single senior with an annual income of $27,300 or less, and senior couples with a combined annual income of $44,335 or less, are eligible for a cash benefit. These income levels are guidelines only, and are for seniors whose income includes a full OAS pension.

To find out if you’re eligible and for more information, visit http://www.seniors-housing.alberta.ca/seniors/seniors-benefit-program.html

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) administers tax laws for the Government of Canada and for most provinces and territories, and administers various social and economic benefit and incentive programs delivered through the tax system

Ph. Canada Revenue Agency (CRA): 1-800-959-8281
Ph. Benefits Inquiries (Canada Child Benefit, GST/HST): 1-800-387-1193
Online: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency.html

For more information on children, family and senior programs and services, contact the Town of Innisfail Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) Department at 403-227-3376.

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