Social Programming

Dining Programs

The Seniors' Centre for Excellence offers dining programs in Drayton, Clifford, Harriston, Palmerston, and Arthur.  Each month 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. 

Please call for payment information or to register at 519-638-1000, or toll-free at 1-866-446-4546.

  • Drayton

Date: 2nd Friday of each month

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

  • 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

  • Arthur

We hope to restart the Dining Program during Fall 2022.

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


Friendship Circle Coffee Groups

The Seniors' Centre for Excellence offers Friendship Circle Coffee Groups in Mount Forest and Palmerston.  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!

  • Mount Forest

Date: Each Wednesday, 10:30 - 11:30 am.

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

  • Palmerston

Date: Last Wednesday of each month, 10:00 - 11:00 am.

Address: Palmerston United Church - 215 James Street, Palmerston 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 click here: Hospice Wellington - At a Glance - Fall 2022

Registration is required for all services and programs. Contact details are:  Email -, Telephone - 519-836-3921 x 228. Visit their website at

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