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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.

In light of the Province of Ontario’s announcement to move Ontario into lockdown, OSCC55+ Branches will be closed until January 25th

  • We will continue to offer online programs starting in January to keep you active and connected during this time. As of January 4th, visit oscc.ca/activityguide to view the 2021 Winter Activity Guide and to register for online programs.
  • Grocery delivery service and frozen meal deliveries will resume January 4th. 
  • Adult Day Program will continue with virtual programming, activity package delivery and outreach calls in January.
  • All Foot Care appointments will be postponed to a later date.

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.

Important holiday schedule information regarding orders and delivery changes over the holidays. 

Frozen Meals Order & Delivery Program
We are pleased to announce, thanks to a grant from the United Way, OSCC55+ and Pelican Catering are able to once again provide you with access to nutritious frozen meals at the cost of just $5 each meal. 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. January Frozen 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