SENIORS

Telkwa & District Seniors Society

1388 Birch Street

​If you are age 50+ and enjoy a social atmosphere, the Telkwa Seniors Society invite you to join their "Young at Heart Club".  If you are younger and would like to partake in their activities, they encourage you to participate as a guest.

Regularly Scheduled Activities

  • Carpet Bowling:  Thursdays from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Sip & Stitch & Painters:  Wednesdays from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  • Bingo:  1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at 7:00 pm

Special Events 

  • Pancake Breakfast:

    • 1st Saturday of the month from 8:00 am - 10:00 am

    • Everyone welcome

  • Pot Luck Dinner:

    • 3rd Friday of each month at 6:00 pm

    • Except July and August

  • General Meetings:

    • 1st Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm

    • Except July and August

Membership for the year is $20.00

Contact information:

Seniors Centre: 250-846-9570

President - Ted Cullis: 250-846-5346

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Seniors Digital Literacy Program

The Village of Telkwa has received funding from the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program to purchase and install computers at specific locations within the Village. The funding includes virtual training workshops through Connected Canadians, empowering digital knowledge on topics including  how to use Zoom, recognizing email phishing scams, safe digital communication, and more!

Monthly virtual training workshops, through Connected Canadians’ trained mentors, are scheduled for the last Thursday of the month,

commencing June 2022 and ending in March 2023. 

More information:

Please click here.

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Telkwa Seniors' Housing Society
Telkwa House & Aldermere House
A not-for-profit charitable organization, the Telkwa Seniors' Housing Society (the "TSHS") provides affordable rental homes for low to moderate-income seniors in Telkwa. The TSHS operates the Village's only senior housing facility, Telkwa and Aldermere House, providing safe and convenient housing facilities for seniors.
Contact information:
TSHS President - John McDivitt: 250-846-9093

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Better at Home Program
The Better at Home Program launched in 2021 by the Smithers Community Services Association (the "SCSA") to help seniors remain independent and stay connected within their communities, The Program uses a hybrid of paid workers and volunteers to provide simple, non-medical support services to seniors.
Shared Gardens
An initiative brought to you by the SCSA, providing support to seniors who may require some assistance with managing a garden. The SCSA believes that growing food collaboratively builds stronger communities. 
Contact information:
SCSA: 250-847-9515 or by email: betterathome@scsa.ca. 

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