Abbotsford Better at HomeSupporting seniors to continue living independently in their own homes by providing simple, non-medical home support services
Abbotsford Better at Home
With the provision of United Way Healthy Aging funding as part of the COVID response, the Better-At-Home program has modified services so seniors get the support they need to stay safe at home.
Assisting Seniors in Living Independently
A variety of services are available depending on seniors’ specific needs. Examples include:
- Light housekeeping
- Light yard maintenance
- Transportation provided for non-medical errands
- Grocery shopping
- Information & referral service
- Friendly visiting/peer support for seniors
To find out more about the program please visit the Better at Home website.
People We Help
- Seniors over 65 who are Abbotsford residents
To Access Abbotsford Better at Home
- To apply, please call Karen at 604.859.7681 Ext: 772
“Being my age at 97 it gets harder to do such things like vacuuming so I appreciate the support and look forward to the company that I get from my housekeeper who I’ve had for 5 years since I joined the program.”
Did You Know?
Archway has been providing services for seniors since 1969.
9:00am – 4:30pm
Monday – Friday
Archway Community Services
2420 Montrose Avenue
Abbotsford, BC V2S 3S9
In Partnership With:
“The housekeeper came to clean my house yesterday and I couldn’t help but cry. You don’t know how much this means to me. Now I don’t have to bend over in pain to try to keep my place clean.”
Better at Home is funded by the Government of B.C. and managed by the United Way.
Stories & News from Senior Services
Social Prescribing Program When Helen was denied entry across the border from Seattle to Abbotsford due to COVID-19 restrictions, she couldn’t imagine how she could continue to assist her 92-year-old mother Vera with a variety of essential tasks as she advanced in...
It has been just over a year since COVID-19 began seriously impacting day-to-day life in Canada. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Archway has been adapting services to keep clients and staff safe and comply with changing safety recommendations. As we mark the...
A pilot Community Van project aims to fill the gap for non-transit transportation in Abbotsford. Volunteers will drive vulnerable and low-income individuals and families to appointments, services and community or work participation activities. Archway Community...