Service Information
Grocery Shopping Program
Good Companions
Category: Shopping Assistance
On hold during COVID-19
Service Details
Description:
***Please contact TGC staff to inquire about our current grocery shopping/food security options, during the COVID-19 outbreak***

The Good Companions – offers regular transportation to grocery stores for seniors and adults with physical disabilities within our catchment area. Door-to-door service with a helping hand on and off the van/bus. Meet new friends and share some laughs, while getting groceries.

Clients must be able to shop independently.

There are several grocery shopping transportation routes within our catchment area. For the pick-up route and store serving your area, please see our flyers below.
Languages: Cantonese, English, Mandarin
Cost to Client:
Transportation is free, delivery charges may apply at Grocery Store. Please see website for further details.
Eligibility Criteria
Other Criteria:
Minimum Age: 55 yrs
Criteria:
  • Seniors (55+) and adults with physical disabilities (18+)
  • All new clients must undergo a telephone intake prior to joining service.
  • Client must also be able to manage physically with minimal assistance, such as an arm for stability. Please note that a wheelchair cannot be transported.
  • Client must be able do independently complete their shopping (no one-to-one personalized shopping available).
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