Navigator Training for Seniors Housing and Support: April 15, 22, 29 & May 6

Seniors Navigator Training

By Seniors Services Society

Do you work with seniors needing help with housing and support?

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Navigator Training for Seniors Housing and Support courses are specially designed for social service workers, supporting seniors who need housing information and support in BC.

Schedule & registration info

The virtual courses will be delivered using Zoom. Download the brochure here (PDF). Register online here.

Class 1 (presented by Seniors Services Society of BC)
Thursday, April 15th, 10-11:15 am

  • Aging and its relation to housing needs
  • Housing navigation

Class 2
Thursday, April 22nd, 10-11:30 am

  • Types of seniors housing
  • BC Housing Supports
  • BC Health Authorities – housing options with supports

Class 3 (guest speaker: Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre)
Thursday, April 29th, 10-11:15 am

  • Rights/responsibilities of senior renters
  • Housing advocacy for seniors

Class 4 (guest speaker: YMCA of Greater Vancouver – Digital Literacy Exchange Program)
Thursday, May 6th, 10-11:15 am

  • Digital literacy for seniors
  • Elder Abuse Prevention

Time Commitment (per course week): 2 to 2.5 hours

Course fees:

  • $150 (early bird deadline – March 31, 2021)
  • $200 (after March 31, 2021)

About Seniors Services Society

Seniors Services Society is a non-profit agency located in New Westminster, providing local and provincial programs and services to support vulnerable older adults to live as independently as possible.

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Does your work involve helping people in your community navigate their everyday issues? Then you may have heard of the new Divorce Act. The changes to this federal law will come into effect on March 1st, 2021. Here are two tools you can use to help your clients understand how the new law may affect them.

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We have compiled a list of good starting points for those new to the topic. They are online resources written in plain language so that non-lawyers could understand them. Also included are webinar recordings where the presenter went over the essential information and answer questions. What is also important is they are free, written by subject matter experts, and come from trusted sources. Check it out: How will the changes to the Divorce Act affect me?

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Your clients may need more assistance with navigating their family law issues. Use the Clicklaw HelpMap to locate free or low-cost services you can refer them to. For a refresher on how to use this tool, see the second page of this Clicklaw handout (PDF).

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