Keeping active & engaged


The Grand River Council on Aging

Dedicated to the development of an “age-friendly” City of Brantford, County of Brant, Six Nations of the Grand River, and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.

Adult Recreation Therapy Centre (ARTC)

Offers structured activities to individuals affected by progressive disorders, social isolation or mild cognitive impairment related to early dementia or Alzheimer’s

Beckett Recreation Centre

Provides a variety of health, fitness and recreational activities for adults who are 50 years and older. There is also a cafeteria on site that provides hot lunches.

Brant Regional Association of Volunteer Administrators (BRAVA)

Find volunteer and networking opportunities in Brantford Brant

City of Brantford Senior's Toolkit

Find a wide range of resources for older adults in Brantford Brant. Provided by the Brant Elder Abuse Awareness Committee


Haldimand Norfolk Community Senior Support Services

An "umbrella" agency to plan, develop and coordinate the delivery of home support services for seniors in Haldimand and Norfolk.

Norfolk County - Seniors 50+ 

Norfolk County offers educational, recreational, and social programs to seniors 50+

Staying Safe & Secure

Brantford Brant

Preventing elder abuse

The City of Brantford and County of Brant have approximately 19,000+ adults over the age of 65. Find resources to prevent elder abuse in our community

VON Safety at Home Assessment

Provides free home assessments and recommendations to help older adults stay safe in their homes. Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Reporting Elder abuse in Brantford Brant

  • Call 911 if there is imminent danger
  • Seniors Safety Line: 1-866-299-1011
  • Victim Services of Brant: 519-752-3140
  • Indigenous Victim Services: 1-866-964-5920
  • For abuse in a Long-term Care Home, report to: Long-Term Care ACTION Line 1-866-434-0144.
  • For abuse in a retirement home, report to the Retirement Home Regulatory Authority: 1-855-275-7472.​​


Provincial and Canada-wide 

Mental Capacity Assessments

For guidance, contact the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT) Toll Free: 1-800-366-0335 or its  Guardianship Investigation Unit: 416-327-6348

211 Ontario - Elder Abuse Prevention

Find resources by location to report and prevent elder abuse 

Health & Wellness

Brantford Brant

Meal programs (City of Brantford)

Follow link below to find meal programs in Brantford Brant, located on page 34-35 of the Brantford Seniors Toolkit

Meal Delivery Services - Brantford Brant (Healthline)

Meals on Wheels services prepare and provide regular delivery of hot meals to the elderly or individuals with disabilities

Alzheimer Society - Brant Haldimand Norfolk Hamilton Halton

Find resources on memory loss, normal aging and dementia


Senior Support Services Frozen Meal program

You can choose to have a delicious, well balanced frozen dinner ready to go in the oven to enjoy anytime.

Meal Delivery Services - Haldimand Norfolk (Healthline)

Meals on Wheels services prepare and provide regular delivery of hot meals to the elderly or individuals with disabilities


Click here to visit the Home & Community Resources navigation page where you will find information on retirement homes, long term care and other senior housing options. 

Family & Caregivers

Click here to visit the Family & Caregiver navigation page where you will find information on caregiver education, resources & supports