CANADIAN RED CROSS - NB REGION
This organization offers Youth, Disaster Services, First Aid, Injury Prevention, International Tracing and Reunion, Home Support Services, Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP), Meals-to-Seniors and Telephone Reassurance.
Several types of equipment, from wheelchair cushions and elbow crutches to specialized wheelchairs, are loaned to persons over 65 years of age through their government-funded Seniors’ Rehabilitative Specialized Equipment Program. Contact the coordinator at (506) 674-6613. A written referral from an Occupational Therapist is required for this program.
Standard equipment, such as crutches and canes, is also loaned to persons under 65 years of age. Telephone: (506) 674-6132.
Not all programs of the community-based senior services are offered in all areas.
If clients have questions regarding services offered in their area, contact the nearest Red Cross Office: