Housing and Supports
The Au Château Home for the Aged provides exemplary care through the promotion of active living, social and recreational programs. Au Château is also the proud sponsor of 23 Life Lease Residences, providing adults over the age of 55 with a resident-funded retirement alternative.
Au Château, through the West Nipissing Non-Profit Housing (District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board) also oversees 175 seniors apartments, all attached to the Home as well as connected to medical clinics and the West Nipissing General Hospital.
Other housing options can be explored through the District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board.
See our Housing and Support directory for a broader list of agencies in West Nipissing.
Recreation and Leisure
There are a number of recreational clubs and organizations for seniors, including:
- Chatelaines (Au Château)
- Chevalier de Colomb (with clubs in Field, Cache Bay, Verner, and Sturgeon Falls)
- The Golden Age Club (with clubs in River Valley, Sturgeon Falls, Lavigne, and Field)
- United 50 Seniors Club
See our Recreation and Leisure directory for a broader list of clubs and organizations in West Nipissing.
In case of an emergency, dial 9-1-1.
For immediate 24/7 assistance, or to report an incident to the Ontario Provincial Police (non-emergency): 1-888-310-1122.
Public Health Units and Hospitals in our area:
- North Bay & Parry Sound District Health Unit
- North Bay Regional Health Centre
- West Nipissing Community Health Centre
- West Nipissing General Hospital
For a broader list of healthcare providers, services, and pharmacies in West Nipissing, please see our Health and Well-Being directory.
Tax Rebate Programs
Low-income seniors who are residential property owners may apply for tax relief through the Municipality of West Nipissing. For more information and an application form, please visit our Tax Rebate Programs page.
Provincial Government Services
The Province of Ontario offers support and programs for seniors. These include financial supports, information on staying healthy and active, information on driving and transportation, and more.
Federal Government Services
The Government of Canada offers income security programs, insurance information, and several other programs for seniors.
- Canada Pension Plan
- Guaranteed Income Supplement
- Old Age Security
- Services for Veterans