Community Resources to Support the Well-being of Older Adults in Greater Fort Erie

Strong Fort Erie Neighbourhoods (SFEN) is a not-for-profit corporation run by volunteers. The volunteers use a community development approach to address neighbourhood-specific barriers and strengths. SFEN’s mission is to support individuals within the community in reaching their full potential, and to promote equal opportunities for good health and community engagement.

To promote the health and well-being of older adults in Fort Erie, SFEN’s Age-Friendly Working Group has identified a network of community resources that can support the residents of Fort Erie.

This document highlights the names of agencies and programs which older adults in Fort Erie can access. These agencies offer a variety of services including community services, exercise and rehabilitation programs, non-medical home care, medical home care, caregiver support, and many more.

To learn more about each agency visit their website, or the 211 Central South website and enter the name of the agency in which you are interested. Dial 2-1-1 or call 905- 682-6611, or visit

Fort Erie Community Resources

  • The Adult Literacy Council of Greater Fort Erie
  • Beachcombers Senior Centre
  • Brain Injury Association of Fort Erie
  • Bridges Community Health Centre
  • Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara Branch
  • Casa El Norte
  • Community Outreach Program Erie (COPE)
  • Fort Erie Accessible Specialized Transit (F.A.S.T)
  • Fort Erie Lions
  • Fort Erie Lions – Seniors Centre
  • Fort Erie Meals on Wheels
  • Fort Erie Multicultural Centre
  • Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre
  • Fort Erie Public Library
  • Fort Erie Public Transportation
  • Ganawageh and Ohsto Seri Urban Homes Inc.
  • Garrison Place Retirement Residence
  • Matthew House Refugee Ministry
  • Niagara Chapter – Native Women Inc.
  • Niagara Health – Douglas Memorial Site
  • Paramount Care Nursing Agency
  • Peace Bridge Newcomer Centre
  • The Salvation Army, Community and Family Services
  • South Niagara Life Ministries

Niagara Region Resources Serving Fort Erie

  • Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region
  • The Arthritis Society
  • Bayshore Home Health
  • The Canadian Red Cross
  • Caregiver Network of Niagara
  • CarePartners
  • Caring Hands Health Care Services
  • Centre de Santé Communautaire Hamilton/Niagara
  • Community Support Services of Niagara
  • Cyber-Seniors Niagara Chapter
  • Distress Centre of Niagara
  • DriveTest
  • Family Mental Health Support Network of Niagara
  • Heart Niagara
  • Home and Community Care Support Services – Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Brant
  • Home Instead Senior Care
  • Hospice Niagara
  • Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre
  • March of Dimes Canada
  • Métis Nation of Ontario
  • Niagara Community Legal Clinic
  • Niagara Regional Housing
  • Niagara Regional Seniors Services
  • Niagara Regional Social Assistance and Employment Opportunities
  • Ontario Brain Injury Association
  • ParaMed
  • Positive Living Niagara
  • Senior Pride Network Niagara

Additional Resources

  • Behavioural Supports Ontario
  • Canadian Cancer Society
  • Canadian Hearing Society
  • CNIB
  • Compass Community Health Centre
  • MS Society of Canada
  • Parkinson Canada
  • Right At Home Canada
  • St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton – Best Foot Forward Program
  • St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton – Niagara Seniors Mental Health Outreach Program
  • VON Canada