Document Type

Map

Description

This map is part of a researcher project conducted by the Centre for Elder Research in Oakville ON, Canada in 2018 as part of a 3-year research project titled Building Connected Communities: improving Community Supports to Reduce Loneliness and Social Isolation in Immigrants 65+. This project was conducted in partnership with Dixie-Bloor Neighbourhood Centre, Peel Senior Link, Indus Community Services, Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care and Community Development Halton and was supported by funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The research focused on exploring strategies to effectively reach out to, and support, older immigrants who may be experiencing, or are at risk of experiencing, social isolation and/or loneliness in Oakville.

This interactive pdf map includes the mainstream, ethno-specific, multicultural, faith organizations and community hubs in the community. The contact information, websites and directions for each organization can be easily accessed from the map. The map is intended to support staff in making referrals to clients or in making program design decisions.

Publication Date

2018

Keywords

social isolation, loneliness, older adult, immigrant, connected communities, immigration, settlement, community development, Canada, Ontario, Oakville

Disciplines

Gerontology | Infrastructure | Social Work

Comments

For more details about how to use this map, click on “? How to use the map” on the right hand side of the map.

Note: This project was conducted from 2015-18 and the toolkit published in 2018. The research team made every effort to ensure information was accurate as of the time of publication, but please be aware that some of the information may have changed or may be out of date if accessed in the years following that. The inclusion of any agency or service in this toolkit does not constitute an endorsement of the service.

Funder

This research was supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

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Building Connected Communities: Interactive PDF Map, Oakville

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