Supports for Seniors

Seniors' Week is June 6 - 12,  2022

Mayoral Proclamation for Seniors Week in Black Diamond



Seniors Programs & Services Information Guide


The Senior Programs and Service Information Guide (PDF) is a comprehensive source of information about the programs, benefits and services available to seniors in Alberta.

Mature Worker Program


McBride Career Group offers a flexible, no-cost program to help those aged 50+ with workplace skills, job searching, resume preparation, self-employment, interviewing techniques and much more. Call 403-995-4377 (Okotoks) or 403-601-2660 (High River). View the McBride Career Group Assistance Flyer (PDF).

The Griffiths Community Centre


A $30 annual membership fee to the Griffiths Centre not only provides you with the opportunity to meet and socialize with community members, but to participate in activities such as floor curling, seniors exercise classes, various card groups, events and social activities. The Centre is located on Government Road just south of the Esso station. Membership is open to anyone 18 and up.  Visit the Griffiths Centre site at griffithscentre.ca for more information and activity schedules.

Seniors, Become Hall Walkers!


Operation hours are Monday to Friday, from  9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Oilfields High School.
Stay warm! Stay dry! Stay active! Stay well! Walk away from illness! Questions? Call 403-938-4973

Accommodations for Seniors


Westwinds Communities offers subsidized supportive living for seniors at High Country Lodge and independent living at Glen Mead Park. A new lodge operated by the Calgary SCOPE Society at 115 Ridgestone Lane will be opening soon with a focus on serving older people with disabilities.