An Update on Current Services During CoVid-19 as of June 21, 2020
Helping Hands is making every effort to ensure that clients have access to necessary services during this difficult time.
Unfortunately, we have not been able to resume full services. The following services are still on temporary hold:
- Transportation for non-essential rides
- Homemaking services in the Barrie area
- Restaurant of the Month
Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.
Shelley Cameron, RN, BScN
Chief Executive Officer
At every stage of life there are challenges and members of our community can rely on Helping Hands to not only assist with those challenges, but to create opportunities for community engagement, social interaction and enhance well-being. Whether that includes providing transportation services, assisting with meals, providing personal care or relief for a caregiver, housekeeping or a friendly visit, Helping Hands can provide the assistance one needs to maintain their independence while staying in their own home.
Helping Hands maintains a unique service model by providing a wide range of home care and community support services for seniors and adults with a physical disability. These services are subsidized by government funding and utilize the generosity of volunteers. By relying on volunteers, Helping Hands is able to keep its costs as affordable as possible.
To support our clients’ ability to live independently and to maintain and enhance
their quality of life.
Embracing the ‘Journey of Aging’ with respect, care and support; bringing independence home.
Caring, Accountability, Participation, Respect, Integrity.
We are headquartered in Orillia, with satellite locations throughout the city, Coldwater , Brechin and Barrie. Our catchment area, the area in which our clients live and qualify for service, includes Orillia, Barrie and the Region of Muskoka. This area includes the communities of Huntsville, Dorset, Gravenhurst, Severn Bridge, Washago, Gamebridge, Coldwater, Brechin, Hawkestone, Cumberland Beach, Lagoon City, the city of Barrie, Elmvale, Cookstown, Innisfil and everywhere in-between.