Thank you to our supporters who helped raise over $3100 for the Meals on Wheels Program at SCS. We sold 150 planters and 99 wreaths that will decorate doors and porches in support of nutritious meals deliverer directly to clients in our community.
Our thanks to the volunteers who filled up cars with the holiday spirit!
Pre-registration for each program is required, proof of full vaccination or medical exemption (if not already on file) SCS will keep a record in our confidential database.
Anyone entering the Centre will be greeted by a staff member or volunteer who will ensure that COVID 19 screening and contact information is collected. This information will be kept for 30 days in the event it is required by Public Health for contact tracing.
Please contact us to book an appointment.
Medically-exempt individuals must present a doctor’s note before access to the building is granted. Once the medical exemption is confirmed, the individual must provide weekly proof of a negative COVID-19 test and present documentation to Executive Director, Dawn Rodger.
A written vaccine exemption document from a licensed physician or nurse practitioner must include:
No, all in-person programming requires pre-registration 48 hours in advance, to maintain reasonable levels of workflow for our staff. Pre-registration is by telephone to avoid any duplication or errors. Please call 613-258-3203 to register. *Pre-registration will not be required if you are already registered in a program or class.
Yes, you must wear a mask at all times, unless you are actively eating or drinking. For those who cannot wear a mask for medical reasons, a face shield is required.
Yes, we are pleased to have in-person cards/social programming resume Monday, Nov. 8th. Effective Wednesday, Nov. 24th Diner’s Club will no longer require attendance in cohorts. Exercise classes will remain virtualy until further notice.
Read the SCS complete Reopening Plan
For the holiday season we would love to see you decorate your door, and your porch with love!
In collaboration with CC Farms, we are offering beautiful handmade wreaths and planters as a fundraiser. All funds raised will go to our Meals on Wheels program that is growing every day.
A beautiful wreath for you, and the reassurance of a nutritious meal delivered to your neighbour.
A kind community is a strong community, and we are so grateful for the support.
With every dollar raised Seniors' Community Services can continue to offer hundreds of seniors in your community stay in place with independence and vitality.
Wreaths are $ 30.00
Fresh hand made wreaths. Wreaths are made with a base of greens, spruce, white cedar, and pine and decorated with red sumac.
They will measure about 20” wide. The thickness is about 5".
Planters $ 35.00
Fresh made holiday planters made in (approx.) 2-gallon plastic pot. They fit well into black iron/plastic urns. They come with a variety of spruce, white cedar, white pine, and red pine (Scotch pine). They are decorated with sumac, and dog wood (tall red sticks) in the center.
Payment can be made via e-transfer or by cash or cheque at the SCS office 215 Sanders St.
November 19th 4 - 6 PM and November 20th 8 AM to 2 PM.
Seniors' Community Services has officially been approved to be part of a new Ontario Health Team, alongside 60 other partners from across the region – working as one to improve healthcare in west and south Ottawa area.
On June 27th the Heritage Stables horse community came together after a year apart for an in-house show in support of Seniors’ Community Services. The heat of the day was no match for the smiles that radiated from each rider as they trotted, cantered and jumped into the spirit of raising critical funds to support seniors, and adults with physical disabilities live well at home.
The 2020 Annual Report for Seniors' Community Services is a fiscal recap of this past year and milestone of celebration of 40 years of service to our community. All of this was made possible through the generous support of our donors, partners, volunteers, and staff.
On Dec. 23, Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and MPP for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, announced on behalf of the Ontario government that Seniors’ Community Services (formerly Kemptville & District Home Support) will receive $77,700 to rebuild and recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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