Are Parksville Qualicum Beach seniors missing out on benefits?

SOS offers free seminars on the subject on both Parksville and Qualicum Beach

  • Apr. 5, 2016 6:00 p.m.

Local seniors may be missing out on government benefits, according to a news release from the Society of Organized Services.

Upcoming seminars at SOS in Parksville and Qualicum Beach will provide much needed information on the subject.

SOS is hosting two free seminars, one at the SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre in Parksville on Wednesday, April 13 from 10 a.m. to noon and the other at SOS in Qualicum Commons on Thursday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to noon.

The seminars will provide information to seniors on available federal government programs.

Registration is required as seating is limited. Please call 250-248-2093 ext. 239 to book your space.

The SOS Child, Youth and Family Centre in Parksville is located at 245 Hirst Avenue West in Parksville and in Qualicum Beach at 744 Primrose Street.

For more information on SOS visit www.sosd69.com or follow SOS on Facebook at facebook.com/sosd69.

— Submitted by the SOS

Just Posted

Three strong earthquakes reported off Vancouver Island

The quakes, all measuring more than 6.0 on the richter scale, were about 260 kilometres west of Tofino

2018 municipal election: Few surprises on Vancouver Island

16 incumbent mayors will continue in their positions for four more years

Mayoral results from across B.C.

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

Every vote counts: 10 tightest races in B.C.’s municipal elections

Peachland saw their election decided by just one vote

Tommy Chong says cannabis legalization makes him proud to be a Canadian

Legendary marijuana advocate and comedian celebrates cultural milestone at Kelowna event

Explosion at homeless camp causes brush fire on Vancouver Island

Nanaimo Fire Rescue crews haul hundreds of metres of hose down ravine

Voting set to start in B.C. proportional representation referendum

Two-part ballots now being mailed to all registered voters

B.C. oncologist changing the face of breast cancer treatment

Dr. Juanita Crook, a Kelowna oncologist, has seen 100 per cent success using brachytherapy to treat breast cancer in some patients.

B.C. Youtuber to seal himself ‘in a jar’ to demonstrate impacts of climate change

Kurtis Baute wants to see how long he can last in a 1,000 cubic foot, air-tight greenhouse

One of Taiwan’s fastest trains derails, killing at least 18

The train was carrying more than 360 people

Scheer marks one-year countdown to federal election with campaign-style speech

Conservative Leader insists that it will be Justin Trudeau who ‘makes it personal’

Canada Post union announces rotating strikes in four Canadian cities

Mail will still be delivered but it will be delayed

B.C. VIEWS: Residents have had enough of catering to squatters

Media myth of homeless victims offends those who know better

Most Read