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Community Action for Senior's Independence

The CASI Osoyoos Pilot Project is an initiative of the United Way , as a result of meetings, a volunteer working group of Osoyoos residents who were interested the Project came forward to research and structure a program for the implementation of support services.  The project will provide companionship transportation services to seniors living in Osoyoos, developing a referral service and resource directory  for housekeeping, home-maintenance services , for an on fee-for service basis as well as a referral service of local youth willing to do yard work and snow removal.

Casi hopes to become a sustainable and an on going presence in Osoyoos with the paraticipation and the financial support of donors, businesses and agencies, fund-raising efforts and a nominal donation for each ride. Casi anticipates beginning operation in November.

Volunteers are needed. The Project will operate out of thr Osoyoos Seniors Centre Association, Mondays through Friday during regular Busines hours. Contack Project Co-ordinator, Shauna Hill at 250-495-6925 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              250-495-6925      end_of_the_skype_highlighting.