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COVID-19 Resources for Seniors

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COVID-19: Resources for Isolated Seniors 
A one page handout with essential phone numbers and information

Government Resources

Community Service Directories

Grocery and Food Delivery

YXE Community Response to COVID 19 – Humans Helping Humans

Volunteers will help isolated seniors with grocery delivery and other errands:
Hotline 306-361-4357     |    Grocery Order Form   
Email yxecovid19help@gmail.com 
Join Facebook Group 

CHEP Good Food Inc.

As a temporary measure during the COVID-19 outbreak and to help make up for our postponed/reduced programs, CHEP’s food access programs (Community Markets, Good Food Box – Saskatoon, and Bulk Buying) are now providing home delivery. Delivery is FREE! To order, message us, call 306-655-4575 or email marketsoutreach@chep.org

Salvation Army – Grocery and Pharmacy Delivery 

We will be providing deliveries for those in need, including those in self-isolation. If you or someone you know is in need of assistance, please email us at covid19response@salvationarmysaskatoon.org or phone (306) 477-2363 and inform the operator you are in need of assistance.

World Sikh Aid Foundation

Volunteers with the World Sikh Aid Foundation in Saskatoon delivering food free of charge to people who can’t get out or afford to buy their own groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Phone 306.880.3898 | 306.715.3366 | 306.241.6537

Grocery Stores that deliver

Save On Foodshttps://www.saveonfoods.com online order

InstaCart – Groceries delivered from local stores Order online – https://www.instacart.com 

Other Local Stores that deliver

Saskatoon Farmers’ Market’s online store

Dad’s Organic Market – Delivery Service and Store hours: Open Monday to Saturday: 10am to 5pm Sunday: Closed Phone 306.373.7999 or email saskatoondelivery@dadsorganicmarket.com

Bulk Baskethttp://www.bulkbasket.ca Online order

Bulk Cheese Warehouse – Pick up and delivery 306.652.8008

Nutana Bakery – Place orders by phone 306.653.1828 11 am to 3 pm or by email nutanabakeryyxe@gmail.com . Please include your name, phone number and address.


Stores with extended hours for seniors 

Save-On-Foods – 7 am to 8 am
Sobeys Varsity Common 1550 8th Street E – 7am to 8 am
Saskatoon Co-op Food Stores – 8 am to 9 am
Shoppers Drug Mart –   First opening hour of shopping to our customers who need assistance or consideration, including seniors and people living with disabilities. Check with local stores for hours
Costco – Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 8 am to 9am shopping for seniors and immune-compromised people
Real Canadian Superstore Confederation & 8th St –  7 am to 8 am

Saskatchewan stores with dedicated shopping times for seniors 


Pets

Petland Canada – order online www.petland.ca or curbside pickup service phone 306.978.6990 Confederation or Clarence Avenue S. 306.934.3920

Pet- i- Coat Junction – Phone 306.384.7387

Critters Deliveryhttps://www.critterspet.com online order


Pharmacies

Medicine Shoppe [any location] – Free prescription delivery
https://www.medicineshoppe.ca/ 

Earl’s Pharmacy – Free prescription delivery 306-244-1531

London Drugs – a program to help seniors who may be isolated and in need of medications.  Caregivers and family members can email SupportSeniors@LondonDrugs.com 

Shoppers Drug Mart – Fee delivery of medications to your home and help answer your questions via phone. Phone local store[s] for details.


Support Services 

Canadian Red Cross – Friendly Phone program for Saskatchewan

Matches volunteers with isolated seniors – 1-306-216-6602

Family Service Saskatoon – Phone counselling

Phone counselling will be offered during our regular office hours – Monday – Friday,  9am – 5pm. Call (306) 244-0127 within those times for more information.

Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations [FSIN] 1-877-626-6448

Home Care by Doctors – One Hour Home Care Service
ONE-HOUR HOME CARE SERVICE

Saskatoon Food Bank – 306-664-6565 Emergency Food Hampers

Sage Seniors’ Resources – home health and mobility needs

Sage Seniors’ Resources in Market Mall  is temporarily closed for regular business.
We will be monitoring our email sageteam@sasktel.net and phone messages 306-955-7243. If customers need any home health or mobility aids please leave/send a message and we will try and facilitate pick up or delivery.

Lumeca

A Saskatchewan based app that gives Saskatchewan residents free, confidential access to health care professionals through their mobile devices.

Utilities

Saskatchewan Crown Corporations that operate utilities in the province will offer a zero-interest deferral on all utility payments for a period of 6 months.
SaskTel – waiving data overage charges, offering news and family channels for free
SaskPower – stopped active collections and won’t be limiting power supply to customers
SaskEnergy – deferring payments and not limiting natural gas supply


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