Workshops

Tuesday, February 25, 2020  1:30 p.m. at Seniors Access Office.

Income Tax: Learn About New Changes.


Presenter:  Grace Peters

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Tuesday,January 28,2020

Skin Conditions

1:30 p.m.at Seniors Access Office

Presenter Margaret Sutton

Pictures will illustrate potential warning signs of cancer, shingles, nail fungus and pressure sores

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Tuesday, Dec. 10th

1:30 p.m.at the Seniors Access in the Co-op mall.  

Service Canada presentation-- Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security, Guaranteed Income Supplement, and more.     

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Nov 12,2019 at the Seniors Office in the Coop.

1:30 p.m.

Hands Only CPR.

How to  use the AED Fibrillator

Presenter: Jerome Lake, Paramedic.

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Oct 22, 2019 at the Seniors Office in the Coop Mall

"Aging Eyes" presented by Dr. Andrew Kadziolka, optometrist.  

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Computer Club

Computer Club is discontinued for now.


100 Women Who Care Organization

donated$17,200 to the South Peace Seniors Access Services Society on December 1, 2016.  179 women made a donation, so the final amount was $17,900.00

Muriel Stanley, who nominated SPSASS as the first recipient of their donation, presents the cheque to Jeannie Lindgren, Chairperson of the SPSASS Board of Directors

100 Women Who Care is made up of 100 and more local women who each donate $100.00 twice a year to a selected local charity.  This was the first donation since the group formed in the summer of 2016

South Peace Seniors Access Services Society Recipient of $1500.00 Grant From Spectra Energy

Lynne Norman of Spectra Energy

Lynne Norman of Spectra Energy presents the cheque to Jeannie Lindgren, Chair of the Society  on October 12, 2016.

Meals forYou.  

New Updated Menu

A program available because of committed volunteers at the Dawson Creek Alliance Church.  Nutritious, delicious and affordable frozen meal packages. 

 Entrees $7:00. Soups $2:00.

Information at:250-782-3221

                       250-782-2340

                       250-782-3837

Click here for ordering info and menu

We are assisting the Meals for You program by providing a freezer and a place where people can purchase the meals that are prepared by volunteers at the Alliance Church

Seniors Advocate Office
Office of The Seniors Advocate is requesting input from seniors in the province.  Forms are available at the Seniors" Access Office or at www. seniors advocate bc.ca

About Us

The primary purpose of the South Peace Seniors Access Services Society is to:

“Relieve loneliness and isolation associated with aged persons by
establishing and operating a drop-in center, and providing computer
training, workshops and information programs for seniors.”

SPSASS has become an integral part of the Senior Community in Dawson Creek and serves a very important and necessary purpose.

Staffed by volunteers, the walk in facility located in the Dawson Co-Op Mall is open Monday to Friday 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. and is available for all seniors and family to access information and resources.

Contact us here.

What We Do

“Some have described what we do at SPSASS as performing triage – our volunteers help to identify the needs of our clients and then suggest a course of action.”


Seniors Helping Seniors: Connecting Seniors with the right people and each other. More importantly, SPSASS helps our seniors stay connected.

The SPSASS outreach centre provides a “one stop shopping” location for seniors to receive information, mentoring and other services designed to assist and sustain seniors in their home.

SPSASS has created and nurtured mutually beneficial partnerships with many local organizations. These partnerships are critical to the successful delivery of educational workshops and the annual conference. These partners include:

  • Literacy Now
  • SPCRS
  • Better at Home
  • Step up and Ride
  • City of Dawson Creek
  • South Peace Retired Teachers
  • Alzheimer Society
  • Council of Senior Citizens of B.C.
  • Dawson Creek Co-op
  • Dawson Creek Library
  • Senior Citizens Hall
  • Northern Lights Gaming Association
  • North Peace Seniors
  • RCMP
  • Northern Health Authority 
  • Dawson Creek Alliance Church

Board Members Elected 2019

  Jeannie Lindgren, Margaret Sutton, Cathy McKibben, Terry                   Dechief, Maxine Erickson, gisele guay, Judy Lazenby, Patricia deLeurme.

How Can I Help?

Donating to Seniors' Access

When you donate to Seniors' Access you're supporting ongoing programs and activities such as:

  • Workshops
  • Individual support
  • Resource Centre
  • Providing referrals to appropriate agencies
  • Liaising with partner agencies, enabling SPSASS to provide the best support available for seniors.
  • Technology Training

Future Programs/Goal Setting:
Enlarging of workshops program
Conference biannually
Provide support to the needs of the Rural Engagement Project
Expansion of technology training
Greater community visibility & identity
Increase our volunteer base

How To Give

Financial contributions and in kind donations are welcomed.
Please contact the Seniors' Access office for an updated 'wish-list' of needed items.
Tax receipts are available upon request.

Volunteering with Seniors' Access

Seniors' Access provides training for our team of volunteers. Not only do volunteers receive computer training enabling them to maintain our important database, they receive support in learning how to deal with issues relating to seniors.
Seniors' Access Volunteers come from all walks of life with a positive attitude. They enjoy giving back to their community and have valuable enthusiasm, skills, and expertise to share.

They are  “Seniors Helping Seniors”

Contact Seniors' Access for more information on becoming a volunteer.

SPSASS is thankful for the generous support & sponsorship received from:

Encana

Spectra Energy