Support for Seniors

The Provincial Government has expanded the BC 2-1-1 call line and website to help connect seniors needing assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic with volunteers willing to provide help.

If you are a senior needing help, or you can volunteer to help seniors in the community you can:

The helpline will manage calls and match up volunteers with seniors in their community for assistance with activities such as:

  • Preparing meals;
  • Buying groceries;
  • Delivering medications;
  • Virtual visits.

BC 2-1-1 is a robust system connected with more than 8,000 agencies and conduits throughout the province who are able to assist seniors with a wide variety of service needs.  If you need assistance with anything, please reach out to 2-1-1.  The helpline takes calls 7 days/week and is offering this extended service to help keep seniors safe.

Oak Bay Volunteer Services.

In response to the growing needs of Oak Bay residents during the current COVID-19 health crisis, Oak Bay Volunteer Services is offering non-medical services to help seniors and individuals with pre-existing health conditions remain healthy and safe in their homes.