Dawson Creek 'Better at Home'

The Better at Home program is operating out of our office at the Dawson Co-op Mall - corner of 8th Street and 103 Avenue, Dawson Creek. However, the office is only open to the public by appointment. Please call 250-782-2341 to arrange an appointment.

SENIORS' HELP LINE - 250-219-2119 - FOR HELP FINDING SERVICES, RESOURCES, INFORMATION, REFERRALS


Thank You Shell Canada Ltd.

A big thank you to the folks at Shell Canada Ltd. for their support for our 'Seniors' Gift Bags' initiative. Their donation of bags and items will go a long way towards helping us spread some happiness. 

Below: Better at Home Coordinator, Linda Studley, with a representative from Shell Canada Ltd.  with a small sampling of the many great items that they collected to help out with the Seniors' Gift Bags. Thanks also to the United Way of Northern BC for helping to arrange this through the "Day of Caring". 

Better at Home Seniors' Gift Bags  -  So Many to Thank!

We are proud to list our many sponsors who are making our "Seniors' Gift Bags" a reality. 200 bags filled with both useful and fun items will be distributed to Seniors in Dawson Creek over the next few weeks. 

Here are the generous donors:  Rip's Cleats | Simple Pleasures | Northern Toy Box | Dawson Creek Co-op | Tiger Stationers | Pharmachoice | Your Dollar Store with More | City of Dawson Creek | Dawson Creek Fire Hall | UFA-Calgary | Northern Lights College | Peavey Mart | Hub International | Faking Sanity | B&T | Community Printers & Stationers | Hug a Mug's Coffee House & Eatery | Software Emporium | Happy on Main Street | Shell Canada Ltd. | BC Community Response Network | TL Coe Financial Ltd.  



Our BETTER AT HOME program is continuing to offer essential support to local seniors throughout the COVID-19 epidemic. 

We will continue to provide yard work services and friendly phone calls/check-ins. 

To protect the health and safety of all parties, these services will involve NO direct contact between seniors and our volunteers. 

Our staff will be available via phone at 250-219-2119, Monday to Friday, 9-4:30 and we will respond to any messages left outside our operating hours as soon as we can. 

We will also do our best to provide seniors with information and referrals they may require to meet any needs that extend beyond what we can offer through Better at Home at this time. 

Be Safe and please reach out if you are in need of support.

Dawson Creek Better at Home Volunteers follow this link.  Volunteer Notification

Seniors receiving services from Dawson Creek Better at Home follow this link.  Seniors' Notification

Housekeepers working for Dawson Creek Better at Home follow this link. Housekeepers' Notification

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Change in Office Hours

Posted by Better at Home Dawson Creek on Thursday, February 27, 2020, In : Informational 


From March 2nd to April 9th 2020, the hours for the Better at Home office will be:
Monday to Thursday
9am to 1pm



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Review of CBC Video "Never Too Old"

Posted by Better at Home Dawson Creek on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, In : Informational 
I highly recommend taking the time to view this CBC documentary about Olive, an 81 year old woman in PEI. the video follows her journey to earn her PHD. Her dissertation follows rural senior women, focusing on their capabilities rather than obstacles. A very inspiring video with some excellent information and a positive message.
Thank you Angela, for recommending this video. :)

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Information Brochures on the Dawson Creek Better at Home Program:

General Brochure - prints double sided 8x11

Frequently Asked Questions  - prints double sided 8x14

Housekeeping Services  - prints double sided 8x11

Sponsor a Senior - prints one sided 8x11 (card fold)

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For more information about the Dawson Creek Better at Home program please go to the FAQs page.