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Date updated: May 9, 2024

SpacesShared Home Sharing in NL

SpacesShared provides students who need an affordable place to stay paired with seniors experiencing loneliness who have rooms to rent. Seniors also benefit from rental income, support in their home and a sense of purpose while students are provided with a safe and affordable place to stay. CONTACT: Website: https://www.spacesshared.ca/home/host  platform online Telephone: 1-833-766-6329 Toll Free Email: customersuccess@spacesshared.ca…

CONNECTIONS FOR SENIORS ST. JOHN’S SHELTER AND SUPPORT

Connections for Seniors, a non-profit agency in St. John’s, provides temporary shelter and supportive services for older men, older women, or older couples who are 55 years of age and older and facing homelessness or in crisis. They help seniors navigate complex systems linked to health, housing, legal, and financial matters (Community Outreach). ELIGIBILITY –…

How to Cope with Caregiver Anger

“Caregiving definitely makes us tougher and grow thicker skin. We constantly go through so many different and unexpected situations, balancing on an emotional roller coaster every single day. Over time, we get less upset about many things and control better our actions and reactions. Sometimes, we lash out when we feel angry, depleted, and controlless,…

Caregivers and Depression

https://www.caregiveraction.org/caregivers-and-depression ” ” Life feels so heavy.  It’s as if there is a gray cloud that hovers over everything I do.” ” Decision making has become so frightening  for me. I think I’m losing my mind.” “I wish I could sleep forever.” If you recognize these feelings in yourself, and if you’ve been feeling this way day after day, month after month,…

After Stroke Program NL

The After Stroke Program (March of Dimes Canada) helps stroke survivors, families, and caregivers with the transition from hospital to home. Eligibility and Referral. A stroke survivor or carer in NL for someone who has experienced a stroke is eligible for these services. No age criteria. Services are possible for stroke survivors (who had a stroke year…

March of Dimes of Canada

March of Dimes Canada is a community-based rehabilitation and advocacy charity that provides a wide range of services to people with disabilities. CONTACT: Telephone: 1-800-263-3463 toll free March of Dimes of Canada Headquarters Telephone: 1-800-480-5903 toll free Post Polio Canada – Support Line ​ Telephone: 1-888-540-6666 toll free After Stroke Support Line Callers from NL…

First Aid for Opioid poisoning emergencies-Red Cross

In the First Aid for Opioid Poisoning Emergencies Course, you will become knowledgeable and confident in how to respond to an opioid poisoning emergency, including how to administer nasal naloxone. You will learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of opioid poisoning, what naloxone is and how naloxone works to reverse an opioid poisoning. This…

Cyber Security Toolkit

Protect yourself from online financial fraud with the Canadian Banker’s Cyber Security Toolkit for consumers   https://cba.ca/cyber-security-toolkit

AA – ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS NL

  Alcoholics Anonymous is a twelve-step program for people in recovery from alcohol abuse. Area 82 includes Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador. All Areas of NL can join the Zoom Sessions (by the St. john’s Intergroup https://www.aastjohns.com/ Many in-person and online meetings are provided on the website(s). St. John’s Intergroup https://www.aastjohns.com/meetings in-person meetings in…

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