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Senior Citizens Association, Timaru

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Name
Senior Citizens Association, Timaru
Category
Community Groups
Address
27 Strathallan Street
Timaru
Postal Address
Community House
PO Box 983
DHB
South Canterbury
Phone
(03) 6877581
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Robyn Baldwin - 03 687 7581/ 0800 687 7581
Owner
Timaru Senior Citizens Assn - 03 687 7581 / 0800 687 7581
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Description
Timaru Senior Citizens Association
Serving the Senior Community since 1955
Caring for the community - there when you need us.
The health of our community reflects the health and well being of all sectors of our community.

We are non judgmental, unbiased and community minded.
We are an associated member of Age Concern New Zealand.

We are a one stop shop - We specialize in the impossible! Come on down or give us a call.
Community Group Types
Community Group Types
Community Group TypesStatusDetails
Community Organisations Yes Community Support Co ordinator who is very experienced and can offer advice and support on a range of issues. Nothing is too hard for us!
Links to other sites, e.g. government, health, legal, consumer etc Yes We have a range of information for people over 50. Let us help you find the information you need.
Updated: 9 May 2019
Description
Description
We are a stand-alone non -profit organisation relying on fund raising to support the work we do in our community. Our focus is one of advocacy, support networking and working collaborate with other agencies for elderly in Timaru, Temuka, Geraldine, Waimate and the greater Anorak area. This support includes family members of our elderly.

We have the highest percentage of elderly in our area and increasing which is reflected in the increased need for the services we have, i.e. advocacy, Total Mobility , agents for Grey Power, Cosy Homes, Healthy Homes, bus trips, Handyman Service, Toe nail cutting Service, Mature Driving Courses, Life Tubes and lots more.
The increase in awareness that elder abuse is not acceptable has encouraged more elderly to seek support from our organisation.
The elderly can continue to participate and contribute to our community.

Our aim is to continue to develop collaborative support with other relevant organisations and empower individuals through information and education.

In April 2014 we became and associated member of Age Concern New Zealand.
Updated: 9 May 2019
Special Features
Special Features
TIMARU SENIOR CITIZENS ASSN
FRIDAY CLUB
34 CHURCH STREET
TIMARU
(HARLEQUINS BUILDING)
Phone 03 688 9443

The FRIDAY CLUB is open every Friday. from 9.30am. to 1.30 p.m.
Morning Teas, Midday lunch, (12 oclock,) housie, speakers, activities, day trips in the warmer months, Celebrating special occasions,
This Friday Club is run by volunteers who give their time for the enjoyment of others. This Friday Club is open to all members of the community.
You can call the office for more information on 03 687 7581, or out of town 0800 687 7581.
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We have a Sing-a-Long on the second Wednesday of each month, at the Red Cross Rooms, in Banks Street, at 1.15 till 3p.m. Gold Coin Donation followed by a cuppa. Good entertainment.
Updated: 9 May 2019
Companionship
Companionship
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Lunch Yes No No Every Friday 9.30 - 1.30 Friday Club at Harlequins Rugby Club Rooms 34 Church Street, Timaru phone 03 688 9443 or office 03 687 7581 Cost $12.00 for lunch Meals to take away.
Club/Drop in Centre Yes No No Every Friday between 9.30 - 1.30 at the Friday Club at Harlequins Rugby Club Rooms 35 Church Street, Timaru Housie, ,meals,activities,and lots more. trips in warmer weather. sing-a longs Phone office 03 687 7581
Visiting Service Yes No No
Activities/Exercise Programme Yes No No
Other Social Support Yes No No Give us a call at the office or call in at Community house for more information. !Let us help you find the information and support that you need.
Updated: 9 May 2019

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