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Organization: Second Mile Club of Toronto  
Phone Numbers: 416-597-0841
Fax: 416-597-1925
Email: mpersaud@kensingtonhealth.org
Website: secondmileclub.kensingtonhealth.org
Address:
45 Brunswick Ave
Toronto, ON
M5S 3M3
Intersection: Bathurst St and College St
Location: Toronto (University)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Executives: Nadine Persaud - Director of Client Services
Contacts: Melissa Persaud - Administrative Assistant
416-597-0841 ext 3611
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
 
Caregiver Support - One-on-one and group support, as well as counseling for caregivers * training, information and education in providing physical and emotional care to client * information and referral to community resources * monthly support group
 
In-Home Friendly Visiting Program - Regular volunteer visits and/or phone calls to seniors and people with disabilities who live alone, to provide companionship and reassurance * errands * banking * social and cultural events
 
In-Home Help or Homemaking - Assistance with daily chores such as laundry, light housekeeping, pet care, errands, shopping, and meal preparation * service is offered weekly, bi-weekly, monthly or seasonally
 
In-Home Respite - Temporary relief for caregivers of people with complex medical conditions
  • homemaking
  • personal care
  • light housekeeping
  • attendant care
  • health monitoring
 
Medical Escort Services - Non-emergency transportation to local and long-distance medical appointments and regular activities such as grocery shopping and banking * volunteer drivers
 
Seniors Intervention and Assistance Services - Intervention and support to help people facing homelessness, critical life changes, abuse or isolation * coordination of community supports * referrals to other community support services as necessary
 
Telephone Reassurance and Security Checks - Regular telephone calls, or other contact by a volunteer, to check on the health and safety of seniors and people with disabilities who live alone

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 ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin)
Area(s) Served:
Toronto and area  
See Also: Community Support Services

This information was last completely updated on April 11, 2017

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