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Senior Services

Senior Services

Senior Services 

SSCMR (Senior Services Cartwright, Mather Roblin) is a non-profit organization which helps enabled, disabled and older community members who live within Cartwright, Mather and the RM of Roblin. Services provided (COVID restrictions apply) include but are not limited to:

  • house cleaning 
  • lawn and garden 
  • snow removal
  • minor home repairs
  • driver to appointments 
  • meal delivery

All Services are a fee for service.

Requests for services may be made by phoning Pam Enns, the Seniors Coordinator @ (204)529 2590 at any time and if unstaffed, please leave a message with your information and best time to return your call. You may also call the Municipal Office at (204)529 2363 and your message will be forwarded. 

The Senior Coordinator's Office days are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Other Services:

  • Handi Van is for hire with or without driver. The Handi Van holds 12 passengers and 2-wheel chairs. For medical appointments: $0.45/kilometer plus $125/hour for driver. For Private hire with your own driver: $0.75/kilometer, which includes gas. (If using your own driver, they must be able to produce a valid Class 4 license or up. A copy of the licence, a driver abstract and a signed rental agreement must be submitted to JK Insurance and Pam Enns at Senior Services 2 days prior to the rental date.) 

  • Erik Kits (or Emergency Response Information Kits) is important for medical emergencies.
  • Parking Permit, only available for short time use.
  • Meals on Wheels (currently discontinued due to COVID19 please contact Senior Service office for further Information) from Davidson Memorial Monday, Wednesday, Friday.
  • Life Line is a response system which enables continued independence and reassurance of safety for seniors and their family.
  • South Central Cancer Resources - provides support with transportation and information, and SCMR is affiliated.
  • Age friendly Council aims to make our community user friendly for all ages, and to raise awareness of the benefits of intergenerational activity. Age friendly council is part of SSCMR.
  • Senior Day Out Program runs Tuesday and Thursday out of the Davidson Memorial. Helping seniors to get out and about in the surrounding area, prevents loneliness and isolation.   
  • Mather Community Meals are available once a month in November, January, February and March. These meals provide community fellowship during the winter months, and money made at these meals is used for Mather community projects.
  • Mobility Aids available for loan. SSCMR works closely with the Cartwright-Mather Health Auxiliary who offer a wide variety of mobility aids for loan. Mobility aids include collapsible wheel chairs, walker canes, quad canes, shower commodes, commodes, hospital beds and much more. No charges for loans, although donations are welcomed.