The Renfrew-Collingwood Better at Home program is to support seniors in maintaining independence and staying connected with their communities by providing non-medical support services. The program is funded by the Government of British Columbia and managed by the United Way.  Service offered includes a seniors shuttle, light housekeeping & yard work, a walking club and friendly visiting.

Seniors Shuttle:

The Seniors’ Shuttle provides door-to-door transportation to take seniors where they need to go into the community, such as medical appointments, grocery shopping, running errands, etc.

The shuttle runs on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays, 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.  Fees are based on a sliding scale and are as follows:

Single Income Household Income Fee Category Fee
for Roundtrip
Below $17,666 Below $26,921 A By Donation
(suggested $3)
$17667-$38,400 $26,922-$72,000 B $5
Over $38,400 Over $72,000 C $10

Light Housekeeping & Yard Work

This service connects seniors with experienced housekeepers in the community to help with light housekeeping and yard work tasks, such as vacuuming, cleaning the bathroom, mowing the lawn, weeding, etc.

Single Income Household Income Fee Category Subsidy
Below $17,666 Below $26,921 A By Donation
$17667-$24,957 $26,922-$37,777 B $12/Hour
24,958-$38,399 $37,778-$71,999 C $15/Hour
Over $38,400 Over $72,000 D $18/hour