Better at Home


Helping seniors remain independent and stay connected with their communities.

Better at Home (BH) is a program that helps seniors live in their own homes by providing simple non-medical support services delivered by local non-profit organizations in eighty locations across the province, using a mix of paid workers, contractors, and volunteers. SCSA delivers the program for
Smithers and Telkwa areas. Another component of the program is to keep seniors connected with their communities.

Service Provided:

  • Friendly visiting
  • Transporting for appointments (local only)
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Light housekeeping
  • Light yard work 
  • Minor home repairs
  • Snow Shovelling 
  • Shared Gardens
  • Meals on Wheels Delivery

Some services are free and others are provided on a sliding-scale fee, depending on your household income.  Please consult with us about your individual situation.

Would you like to become a participant?

Would you like to become a volunteer?

Program Contact Information

Francoi Depey, Program Coordinator 

Phone: 250-847-9515 ext 2008

Email: [email protected]


This program is funded by United Way of Northern British Columbia through Houston Link to Learning