FCSS - Supports for Seniors
Seniors Programs and Services Information Guide
A comprehensive source of information about the programs, benefits and services available to seniors in Alberta. View the guide online
Mature Worker Program
McBride Career Group offers a flexible, no-cost program to help those aged 50+ with workplace skills, job seaching, resume preparation, self-employment, interviewing techniques and much more. Call 403-995-4377 (Okotoks) or 403-601-2660 (High River). View poster here.
The W.H.E.N. (Wellness, Health, Energy and Nutrition) Program
This program offers exercise and fitness, learning and assistance, and fulfulling social interaction for all seniors. The Griffith Center and the Valley Neighbors Club facilitate the program with exercise classes to help improve balance, increase strength and maintain independence. Assistance in the form of self-help kits and other resources about guardianship as well as help with Guaranteed Income Supplement forms can also be accessed. Participants range in age from 65 to 82!
Seniors, become Hall Walkers!
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. at Oilfields High School
Town-Subsidized Taxi Service for Senioirs and Persons with Mobility Issues
Subsidized taxi service is available to residents of Black Diamond and Turner Valley. This service is meant to provide affordable transportation to those in the comunities who need a helping hand from time to time.
Who can receive this service?
For information on fare subsidies and eligible trips, please read about the program here .
Applicants must be pre-approved in order to receive a valid Community Access Program Identification Card and to use the service. You can get your application form, fill it out and return it to the Town Office, or call the Town Office at 403-933-4348 for more information.
Once you have been approved and received your taxi cards you can book your trips directly through Diamond Valley Taxi (Don Lien) at 403-650-2175 or Angels Taxi (Judy Garries) at 403-512-8773.
High Country Lodge / Glen-Mead Park / Valley Villa / Sheep River House
High Country Lodge / Foothills Foundation / Community Housing