Age Friendly Info Hub

Communication and Information

An age-friendly community recognizes that information needs to be easily accessible and shared using different methods to make sure that information on important community events and services is delivered in formats appropriate for older adults with varying abilities and resources.

When researching information not available in the other “Resource” pages, consider using the following:

City of Brantford:  -CLICK HERE

County of Brant:  -CLICK HERE

Directories:

Community Information for Brant-Haldimand-Norfolk: – CLICK HERE

Healthline:  Facilities and services that provide support, healthcare, and recreational and social opportunities designed for seniors.  – CLICK HERE

211 Ontario:   A provincial information site with a list of local services related to the services that affect the daily lives of seniors. Call toll free, 1-877-330-3213 – CLICK HERE

Canada 411:  An information site to find an address or phone number for someone with a land line. – CLICK HERE

Libraries:

The Brantford Public Library:  The Brantford Public Library has a full complement of books as well as e-books and other online resources. Sign up for the library’s digital membership card that was created for those who do not already have an account. Call 519 756-2220. – CLICK HERE

The County of Brant Public Library:  The County of Brant Public Library gives you access to online learning, research, e-books and so much more!  Call 519 442-2433. – CLICK HERE

News:

Brantford Expositor:  Read “The Expositor” online to get the latest local news and community events. – CLICK HERE

CKPC-FM- FM 92.1:  Listen online to your favourite radio station for local news and song playlist. – CLICK HERE

Brant One News:  This 24 hour news and information source is tailored to provide news that matters to local people in the Brantford, Brant and surrounding area. – CLICK HERE

Information Search Online:

The most commonly used sites are shown below.   Select the one of your choice and, in the question section, enter the word or words you are wanting information on.   Press the enter key and a listing of sites will appear for you to select from. Click the one of your choice.

         

Telephone Support Services:

Telehealth: Telehealth Ontario is a free, 24/7 confidential telephone service for health advice or information. Phone 1-866-797-0000. – CLICK HERE

Telemedicine:  This service offers 24/7 access to doctors in your area.  Phone 1-855-654-0888. – CLICK HERE