Whitby Seniors Services is dedicated to keeping older adults engaged! If you're 55 years of age or older, consider joining a rich and vibrant social community and explore the endless possibilities of keeping an active, healthy lifestyle. Whether you're interested in instructional classes, leisure programs, support services, or volunteer opportunities, Whitby Seniors Services is sure to have something that's just right for you. Download a Senior Services Membership Form.
Transportation services are available for residents 55 years of age and older to programs and services offered at facilities in the Town.
Seniors' programs and services are offered at two conveniently located program facilities designed for programs for seniors.
Whitby Seniors' Activity Centre
801 Brock Street South
Brooklin Community Centre and Library
8 Vipond Road
Mayor Pat Perkins Senior Volunteer Award
Each year the Mayor of Whitby recognizes the valuable contributions that older adults have made to our community by presenting the Mayor’s Senior Volunteer Award to an individual with outstanding commitment to community involvement, and this year marks the twentieth anniversary of the event.
Applications will be received for nominees who are residents of Whitby and who are fifty-five years of age or older. The recipient of this award will have demonstrated excellence in the area of volunteerism within the community.
The deadline for submitting nominations is August 23, 2013. Nomination applications are available at the following locations:
Office of the Mayor, 575 Rossland Road East
Whitby Seniors’ Activity Centre, 801 Brock Street South
Brooklin Community Centre and Library, 8 Vipond Road
The awards ceremony will be held on October 3, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Whitby Seniors’ Activity Centre, 801 Brock Street South.
Whitby Seniors Services Committee
The Whitby Seniors Services Committee is comprised of 10 persons elected by the members of Whitby Seniors Services who are then appointed by council. The mayor designates one member of council as a member of the committee. Members are encouraged to participate on this committee.
Whitby Seniors Services offers a lunch program at the Whitby Seniors' Activity Centre. The program runs Monday to Friday. Hot meals are available from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., à la carte items are also available from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Come and join us for a hot lunch or a snack.
View the monthly lunch menu for hot meal selections, a variety of à la carte items, and prices.
Newcomers Welcome Program for Seniors
June is Seniors Month in Whitby! Join the special programs and activities that celebrate seniors in the community. No matter what your interests are, there is something that suits you! Check out this year's listing of exciting events planned for Seniors Month.
Special services are available to seniors 55 and over. These services include income tax preparation, snow removal and blood pressure clinics.
Volunteer with Whitby Seniors Services
Whitby Seniors Services recognizes the value that older adults bring to projects, both large and small. If you're looking for a fun and rewarding experience, there are volunteer opportunities available that match your interests, skills, and schedule. Volunteer responsibilities range from support in marketing, public relations, fundraising, administration, event planning, and program assistance.
Volunteer Application Form (PDF, 128 kB)
Hall and Meeting Room Rentals
Rooms can be rented at the Whitby Seniors' Activity Centre for meetings, parties, banquets, and other social gatherings.
List of Rental Facilities (PDF, 20 kB)