Make a difference in the life of a senior by volunteering with the
Better at Home program.
Supporting the non-medical needs of older adults in B.C.
Better at Home is a program that helps seniors with simple non-medical, day-to-day tasks so that they can continue to live independently in their own homes and remain connected to their communities.
Be connected with a senior based on your availability and interests.
Opportunities include friendly visiting, transportation and grocery shopping.
Please contact the program regardless of the amount of time that you are able to commit. Even minimal availability will make a difference in the life of a senior.
Better at Home will:
Please contact program coordinator Rachel Warriner for more information.
250-442-2267 or 1-877-442-5355 extension 40243
Current specific volunteer need:
Someone who would play cards with a senior in greenwood 2-4 x per month
Boundary Family Services is committed to maintaining the health and safety of our participants through our Communicable Diseases Plan:
- Please do not attend the centre or outdoor groups if you are not feeling well
- Physical distancing with staff and other participants is encouraged
- Practice healthy hand hygiene by washing your hands or using the provided hand sanitizer when entering the centre or attending an outdoor group
- Enhanced cleaning measures are in place in all areas
- Masks are no longer mandatory in indoor spaces
Thank you for your cooperation in helping to keep our community safe and healthy.
Boundary Family Services provides a wide variety of programs to meet the interests and needs of children, youth and families throughout the Boundary.
A Boundary Family Centre is located in each Elementary School from Christina Lake to Beaverdell with the main hub being the Glanville Family Centre in Grand Forks. Some programs require an appointment while other programs are open for drop in. Accessing most programs just requires that you contact us for an intake appointment or drop in time but some programs have specific guidelines and require a referral.
Please call or email us to discuss interest and eligibility.