Strategic Links & Resources
Peel Senior Link makes an impact on other services in the community. Agencies can provide more appropriate services, because they are able to rely on Peel Senior Link for case management and in-depth knowledge about individual situations.
The Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) of Peel is an agency administered by a volunteer Board of directors and funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. CCAC provide residents of Peel with a single point of access to information and Referral for all community health and support services in the Region of Peel, including; a host of in-home services, admissions to long-term care facilities, and more.
The Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) represents more than 360 organizations in Ontario which provide community health and support services. Our web site was created to inform you about the range of excellent services available across the province, to discuss the issues facing community health agencies and to feature the services of the Association.
The Ontario Seniors' Secretariat influences and supports policy development across all government activities on behalf of Ontario's seniors. It conducts specific policy activities with a multi-ministry focus aimed at improving the lives of Ontario seniors. It works with other ministries and other levels of government to identify areas where policy development and coordination can result in improved services for seniors. The secretariat identifies issues and trends among Ontario's seniors' population through research data, demographic projections and regular dialogue with key seniors' groups.
The secretariat assists the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Minister responsible for Seniors to ensure other sectors of government, government-funded agencies and the public are sensitized to the needs and concerns of Ontario's 1.5 million seniors, and to the challenges to government and society posed by a rapidly aging population. The secretariat also responds to a large volume of requests for information for seniors on a wide range of topics.
The Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS) is a voluntary province wide organization which, for 78 years, has represented non-profit providers of services, care and housing for seniors. Our full membership is comprised of over 300 public and charitable organizations across the province, providing a continuum of long term care services to over 100,000 older adults. OANHSS and our members are widely recognized as leaders in the development of programs and services that respond to the current and emerging needs of Ontario's seniors.