Dawson Creek 'Better at Home'

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

We will continue to provide drop off grocery service, snow removal 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, 9-3 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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Thank You Inland Auto Ltd.

Posted by Better at Home Dawson Creek on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, In : Sponsors 
Thanks to community minded businesses like Inland, Better at Home can continue to offer services to local seniors to help them remain independently in their own home. 


Left to Right: Arleene Thorpe, Volunteer Coordinator - Better at Home, receives a cheque for $300 for Dawson Creek Better at Home, from Dan Brennan, Owner - Inland Auto Ltd.  

 

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NLC Students Raise Funds for Better at Home

Posted by Better at Home Dawson Creek on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, In : Fund Raisers 
We were so very touched that the Northern Lights College, Class of Management 425, thought of Better at Home and our community seniors. They put on an amazing fundraiser event, with international food, dancing, and the wonderful music of 'Earth, Wind, and Snow'. Today Sai Kaethia Addu and Bhaegav Bhalgamadia, representing the class, came to the office to donate $2,000.00 to the Better at Home program. They also raised money for the Dawson Creek Literacy Society and the Art Gallery. Kudos to t...
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Thank You Tyler Ward and Encana!

Posted by Better at Home Dawson Creek on Tuesday, January 22, 2019,
A BIG Thank You goes out to Tyler Ward, Facility & Pipeline Construction Coordinator with Encana. Tyler donated $1,050.00 from his winnings at an in-house fundraiser' to the Dawson Creek Better at Home program. Thank you Tyler, your donation will help many local seniors.
AND...Brian Lieverse, Community Relations Coordinator with Encana has told us that Encana will match Tyler's generous donation. 
Pictured here - Brian Lieverse, Better at Home Volunteer Coordinator Arleene Thorpe, and Tyler War...
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Tickets Still Available for the Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament

Posted by Better at Home Dawson Creek on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, In : Fund Raisers 

Stop in to the office at the Co-op Mall or call us at 250-782-2341 - we can deliver tickets to you!


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Thank You Encana!

Posted by Better at Home Dawson Creek on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, In : Sponsors 
A Big Thank You to Encana for donating $3,000 to Better at Home to go towards plowing driveways for seniors. Without the help of our generous community, we wouldn't be able to offer this vital service to our local seniors. Left: Better at Home Volunteer Coordinator, Arleene Thorpe, Right: Brian Lieverse, Community Relations Advisor with Encana.


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2017 ARC Resources/Better at Home RODEO Outing

Posted by Better at Home Dawson Creek on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, In : Event 

On Wednesday August 9, 2017, Dawson Creek Better at Home partnered with ARC Resources Ltd.  to take 44 seniors to the rodeo to watch the chuckwagon races.  This is the third year that we have done the Rodeo tour for the seniors. All the expenses for the rodeo were paid for by ARC Resources.

The Homers bus arrived at the back gate and the seniors went to the reserved section that was set aside for them. After the races started, the ARC Resources crew of volunteers brought the seniors hamburge...


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2016 - 08 - 10 Better at Home and ARC Resources - Rodeo Trip

Posted by Better at Home Dawson Creek on Wednesday, August 24, 2016,

Dawson Creek Better at Home was pleased to partner with ARC Resources again to put on the Rodeo Bus Trip.  37 seniors were treated to a day at the rodeo, Better at Home volunteers and volunteers from ARC Resources acted as runners to bring dinner to the seniors in the stands. All expenses, including the bus, entry, and food was covered by ARC Resources. 
Thank you ARC Resources for making this wonderful outing possible.
ARC Resources is a treasured partner and, as well as being a regular donor ...


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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)

Leave a Legacy - prints double sided 8x11


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

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