Social Programming

Dining Programs

The Seniors' Centre for Excellence hosts monthly dining events in Clifford, Harriston, and Palmerston.  We invite you to join us for a home-cooked meal, dessert, coffee/tea, and a guest speaker.  All dining events start at 12 pm, with doors opening at 11:30 am. 

Please call for payment information and to register at 519-638-1000. 

You can find more information about the guest speakers for each month in our latest newsletter - Heart & Soul of Wellington, which includes a calendar of all upcoming events for the month.  Go to the Seniors' Centre for Excellence section and click on the dropdown menu at the bottom of the page to find the latest newsletter in PDF format. (You can also browse through earlier newsletters in the archive!)

  • Clifford

Date: last Wednesday of each month.

Address: Knox United Church - 11 Alan Street East, Clifford ON

  • Harriston

Date: last Friday of each month.

Address: Harriston United Church - 57 Young Street West, Harriston ON

  • Palmerston

Date: 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Address: Palmerston United Church - 215 James Street, Palmerston ON

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  • Drayton

On hold until further notice.

Address: Drayton Reformed Church - 74 Wellington Street, Drayton ON

  • Arthur

On hold until further notice.

Address: Arthur United Church - 101 Tucker Street, Arthur ON

 

Coffee Groups

The Seniors' Centre for Excellence offers Friendship Circle Coffee Groups in Mount Forest and Palmerston, with a new group starting in Drayton as of January 2023.  Free coffee and delightful conversations flow in these groups.  Please join us -  it is a great way to make new friends and rekindle old friendships!  No registration is necessary - just show up!

  • Mount Forest - Friendship Circle Coffee Group

Date: Each Tuesday, 10:30 am.

Address: Pentecostal Church - 259 Fergus Street South, Mount Forest ON

 

  • Palmerston - Friendship Circle Coffee Group

Date: Last Wednesday of each month, 10:00 am.

Address: Palmerston United Church - 215 James Street, Palmerston ON

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  • Palmerston - Muffin Mondays Coffee Group

Date: Every Monday, 9:30 am.

Address: Palmerston United Church - 215 James Street, Palmerston ON

 

  • Drayton - Friendship Circle Coffee Group (starting in January 2023) 

Date: Every 2nd Thursday, 10:30 am.

Address: Selah Centre - 24 Wood Street, Drayton ON

 

Hospice Wellington Community Services

Hospice Wellington supports clients through the experience of a life-limiting illness, caregiving, and bereavement. All Hospice Wellington services are provided at no cost to clients. 

  • Palliative care supports are available to individuals in a palliative model of care with a prognosis of 18 months or less.
  • Caregiver supports are available to informal caregivers (often family members or close friends) supporting individuals in a palliative model of care.
  • Bereavement supports are available to adults residing in Guelph or Wellington County who are grieving the death of a loved one.

For more information about the variety of services and programs offered, please visit their website at www.hospicewellington.org

Registration is required for all services and programs. Contact details:  Email - info@hospicewellington.org.  Telephone - 519-836-3921 x 228. 

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