Seniors and Kids Intergenerational Programs - SKIP

Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 10 am-2 pm
Areas Served Brant County ; Brantford ; Haldimand County ; Norfolk County ; Windsor
Eligibility Ages: 5 year(s) and up 
 
Seniors' clubs, retirement/nursing facilities, and seniors interested in volunteering to share their life experiences with the younger generation are welcome. Many opportunities are offered 
 
Students from elementary to 65 yrs are welcome to participate in programs and volunteer
Application Call or e-mail for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Brantford
Mailing Address c/o Liz Martorano 
PO Box 28044 
North Park Plaza 
Brantford, ON N3R 7X5
Physical Access Not Accessible
Description
Description (Service) Programs that integrates students of all ages with seniors in retirement/nursing facilities, clubs and neighbourhood hubs on a monthly basis * a liaison between schools and senior facilities with the mission to enhance awareness/sensitivity towards the elderly 
 
Benefits For Children:  
A greater understanding and respect for the elders of the community * awareness of the people who contributed much to the existing community * development of healthy attitudes towards aging * education enrichment * improved self-esteem * combat loneliness and isolation * provide opportunities for seniors to have purpose in raising the next generation 
 
Benefits For Elders:  
An event to look forward to on a monthly basis * companionship, entertainment, and interaction with children
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-865-2419
E-Mail info@goskip.org
Website www.goskip.org
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Liz Martorano, Director/Founder