A guide to programs and services for seniors
Find information on resources available for seniors in Ontario, including tax credits, health, caregiving, housing, transportation and staying safe.
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Last updated: online version January 2023, PDF version December 2022
About the guide
This online guide is your resource for programs and services available to Ontario’s seniors that can help them stay safe and healthy, active and engaged. It helps seniors, their caregivers and the organizations that support them.
Print or download the guide
Print the online version of the guide by selecting the “Print all” link located at the top-right corner of this page.
You can also read the PDF or download the print-ready PDF available on Publications Ontario.
What’s in the guide
In this guide you will find information on:
COVID‑19 information and support
Find information on how to get vaccinated and community supports available to help you stay safe.
Keeping active and engaged
Find social, cultural and recreational programs to help you stay connected, physically and mentally healthy.
Employment and education
Find programs and services that support job seekers and lifelong learning.
For family and caregivers
Find information if you or someone else takes care of a loved one.
Managing your finances
Learn what tax credits, benefits and government pensions are available to you.
Staying healthy and well
Get information on staying healthy and learn how to get coverage for prescription drugs, assistive devices, dental care and more.
Home and community support services
Learn about the wide range of support services that may be available in your home and community.
Find programs to help you stay in your current home or see what types of housing and care homes are available in your community.
Staying safe and secure
Learn about common scams and how to protect yourself as a consumer. Find information about elder abuse and preparing for emergencies.
Get information about power of attorney and how to find legal services.
End of life
Find information about funerals, wills, estate planning, death registration and certificates.
Transportation and driving
Get information on transportation services, accessible parking permits and driver’s licences, including information for drivers 80 years or older.
For organizations that serve seniors
Find out about grant programs and seminars available for organizations that serve older adults.
Find contact for federal, provincial and local government.
Your Ontario government ID
Learn how to get and renew your ID, such as an Ontario photo card, driver’s licence, health card and more through ServiceOntario.
Stay in touch
This guide is maintained by the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility. Learn more about how the ministry is helping seniors and people with disabilities stay independent, active, and socially connected.
Toll-free: 1-888-910-1999 Toll-free TTY: 1-800-387-5559
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