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Service For Seniors

Carberry Plains Service for Seniors

The Carberry Plains Service of Seniors organization provides support services to retired seniors, handicapped individuals, the frail and at-risk elderly to enable them to maintain the ability to live independently in the Municipality of North Cypress-Langford and the Town of Carberry.

  • Communal meal program (Wednesdays at Noon at the Drop-In Centre)
  • Thursday Noon meal at the Carberry Plains Lodge
  • Supper the last Friday of every month (except for the summer months)
  • Visiting
  • Letter Writing
  • Transportation
  • Errand Support
  • Shopping
  • Daily Hello
  • Reading
  • Footcare
  • Recreation Programs
  • Consumer Information and Resources
  • Victoria Lifeline Emergency Response Units
  • Handivan Bookings
  • Distribution of Emergency Response Information Kits
  • Income Supplement Forms
  • Disabled Parking Permit Applications

Also will coordinate hired services such as:

  • Companion Sitting
  • Yard Care
  • Snow Removal
  • Minor Repairs
  • House Cleaning
  • Window, floor and wall washing

The Carberry Plains Service for Seniors also takes bookings for the Handivan Service and Volunteer Driver Program, the services must be booked 24 hours in advance. 

HandiVan fees are as follows:

  • $8.00 for in town trips
  • Out of town trips – $5.00 per person plus .70 cents per kilometer
    Driver waiting time will be implemented for non-medical trips in excess of 4 hours at a rate of $15/hours

Recommended fees for volunteer drivers:

  • Carberry to Brandon/return   $50
  • Carberry to Neepawa/return  $50
  • Carberry to Winnipeg/return  $200

If an individual requires multiple medical trips via the Carberry HandiVan or Carberry Service for Seniors Volunteer Driver Program, an application can be made to the Carberry Needs Fund to offset the cost of transportation for those that require assistance.

ContactDebra Steen
Location132 Main St
Mailing InfoBox 597, R0K 0H0

ContactDebra Steen
Location132 Main St
Mailing InfoBox 597, R0K 0H0