Deltassist offers a variety of services for Delta residents age 55 and over.
Counselling is available to help improve quality of life, including physical, social, and emotional well-being. This includes short term counselling, emotional support, global assessments of current functioning, education, and referrals to other service providers.
Free Services Provided by Volunteers
Volunteers are available to provide weekly grocery shopping and delivery, as well as drives to medical appointments and assistance with income tax preparation.
“Better At Home” Services (Fee For Service)
Better at Home is a province-wide program funded by the Government of BC and managed by the United Way of the Lower Mainland. Deltassist is the service provider for all of Delta. Under this program, seniors have access to a range of non-medical home support services such as light housekeeping, basic home repair and yard work. Fees for service are on a sliding scale based on income.
Seniors Services Handbook
Deltassist has prepared a downloadable, printable handbook which lists useful local services for seniors.
Seniors Community Planning Team
The Delta Seniors Community Planning Team includes three action teams studying support services, housing, and transportation. Each action team assess needs and identifies barriers and gaps, to find solutions in meeting these challenges. The team invites Delta residents “north of 50” to join in learning together and planning for the future of Delta.