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Stay Connected during COVID-19

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The safety, health and well-being of our seniors remains our top priority.

We are open for business. No appointment necessary.

  • Visit oscc.ca/activityguide to view the 2021 Fall Activity Guide and to register for programs.
  • Grocery delivery service and frozen meal deliveries continue. 
  • Covid outreach calls and activity package delivery continue. To receive weekly packages or check in phone calls, call 905-576-6712.

Our team is here for you during this time. Have questions? Check out our frequently asked questions for more information. Watch the online tutorial of how to navigate this site and gain access to all of initiatives below.  

Stay Connected, Stay Active

We are pleased to announce several initiatives to help you stay connected and stay active. 

Telephone Outreach Program
Would you or a senior you know like to receive weekly check-in calls during this time of physical distancing? OSCC55+ is pleased to provide a weekly phone check-in service to help reduce feelings of isolation. To register, please call 905-576-6712 ext. 2830 or email info@oscc.ca
 Social Connecting through Facebook
Follow Oshawa Senior Community Centres 55+ on facebook for entertaining videos, program and fitness demonstrations and useful links to help keep you engaged and active. We invite you to comment and share with your friends, stay connected to your community. We'll get through this together!
Online Programs 
Our staff are actively planning new and innovative programs for you to enjoy on your computer, smart phone or tablet from the convenience of your home. These interactive programs will be accessible via our Online Programs page and hosted through Zoom. Please note, recreation programs do remain free at this time, but registration and membership is required for online continuing education courses. See the latest Activity Guide for details. 
OSCC55+ COVID-19 Resources

OSCC55+ has resources to assist during the Covid-19 pandemic. Staff at the OSCC55+ can help seniors and caregivers navigate the health care and community services system. We have compiled a list of agencies that may benefit you or your loved one. If you have a specific need and don't see what you're looking for, contact us for more assistance.

Contact us or call 905-576-6712 ext. 2830 and our staff will be happy to assist you.

Grocery Order and Delivery Service

The OSCC55+ is offering a free delivery service for your grocery needs.  Just call or email with your order. In partnership with a local grocery store your order will be filled. Once filled the  OSCC55+ van service will deliver your order to your door. The driver will present you with the grocery bill and accept your payment by cheque. For more information, call 905-576-6712 ext. 2830 or email groceries@oscc.ca.

Frozen Meals Order & Delivery Program

Thanks to a donation from OPG, OSCC55+ and Pelican Catering are able to provide you with access to nutritious frozen meals at the cost of just $5 each meal starting in July. Buy four meals and get a free desert. If interested in placing an order, call 905-576-6712 ext. 2830 or email us at groceries@oscc.ca . Orders can be placed anytime, but no later than Mondays at noon for Wednesday delivery.  

September Meal Options

 

If you are seeking more information about COVID-19, and what you can do to keep yourself and your family healthy, the Durham Region Health Department website is a key resource and can be found here: Durham.ca/novelcoronavirus or Durham Health Connection Line at 905-668-2020.

Updates from the City of Oshawa can be found here. 

Resources from MPP Jennifer French can be found here.

Durham Housing Advisory Network's daily service updates can be found at www.gapcommittee.ca 

National Institute on Aging - COVID-19 Vaccines - What Older Canadians Need to Know