CARP

Site: Barrie - Mailing Address

Service: Barrie CARP Chapter # 36

Record #: BAR2692
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2022
Last Full Update: 20 Jun 2022

Record Details

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Location, Telephone & Internet

Office Phone 705-252-4756
Toll Free Phone 1-800-363-9736, National Office in Toronto
E-Mail barrie@carp.ca
Website www.barriecarp.org
Social Media Facebook
Located In Community Barrie
Address Meeting Location - Shriner's Hall; 142 John St
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 2L2
Intersection Anne St N and Dunlop St W

Contact Information

Primary Contact Gwen Kavanagh, Chair - CARP Chapter 36, Barrie and Surrounding Areas; Phone: 705-828-2743
Alternate Contact Amy Courser, Vice-Chair; Email: carpchapter36barrie@gmail.com
Mailing Address c/o CARP, Barrie Chapter 36 
150 Livingstone St E 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 6Y7

Description & Services

Description (Service) National, non-partisan, nonprofit organization committed to advocating for people as they age, in matters affecting their rights, well being and welfare 
  • members eligible for a range of products, services, and group rates such as:  
    • car, home, and health insurance discounts including dental as well as travel and accommodation discounts
     
  • local Chapter holds nine meetings a year and provides trips for social and educational reasons as well as special events such as the Be Green Show and an annual brunch and theatre day 
  • initiated Seniors Advisory Committee for the City of Barrie, comprised of representatives from CARP, 55 + Clubs, 4 non-profit organizations and 4 Seniors 
  • initiated a Senior Housing Committee, working towards solutions for future housing shortages, for more information call Gwen Kavanagh at 705-828-274
 
Seniors Community Fund  
  • assists low-income Seniors in Barrie and surrounding area by providing financial assistance from $100-$500 per application 
  • financial assistance is provided to pay for basic necessities (such as, but not limited to: rent, food, medical transportation, delivered meals, personal needs, veterinary services etc.) 
  • applications can be submitted at any time, see Seniors Community Fund, call or email for more information
Hours Meetings: third Tue of each month 6:30 pm

Dates: Jan-Jun, Sep-Nov
Dates Jan-Jun, Sep-Nov
Areas Served and surrounding area
Eligibility Adults, guests can attend a meeting with a CARP member
Application On-line or by mail
Languages English
Fees Membership - Paid to Head Office
Minimum one year membership is $19.95 or other membership which includes Zoomer magazine, if register online, fee is reduces by $5

Other Details

Established 2004
Elections AGM third Tue of Nov
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Meeting Location

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