As the coordinator at SIRC, I extend an open door invitation to local seniors and their families, community members, residents and volunteers to come in, check-out our renewed space and say hello at the Seniors’ Information and Resource Centre, which includes an open learning computer lab and enough space for small group meetings and gatherings, for anything from crafts to cards, courses or casual conversation.
SIRC is in full-swing and we’re currently building upon our offerings with a call-out for more service providers and volunteer support for our programs and administration.
A commitment from community partners and individuals will allow SIRC to continue to add to our resources, programs and services, to help seniors and their families, in Metchosin and surrounding areas.
SIRC is located in the former Metchosin Elementary School Building, which hosts a mix of tenants including Metchosin Arts and Cultural Community Association (MACCA). A unique blend of arts, culture and education, the addition of the learning lab will meet the unique needs of SIRC members, as well as other members of the community.
With support from the MSA Board, we will continue to provide encouragement and positive direction for expanding senior connections, communication and access, with the continuation and addition of more programs and user services at SIRC.
In order to meet the needs of our local seniors, our immediate challenge is to increase the current base of SIRC Service Providers and Support Volunteers. We welcome members of ALL ages! Your SIRC lifetime membership is only $10 and is available at the Seniors’ Information and Resource Centre in Metchosin. Please call us at 250-478-5150 or drop by for a visit to SIRC.
We look forward to your help in keeping Metchosin age-friendly.
Dawn Boshcoff, SIRC Coordinator
Metchosin Seniors’ Association (MSA)
Metchosin Seniors’ Information and Resource Centre (SIRC) is located at the Metchosin Arts and Cultural Centre at 4495 Happy Valley Road in Metchosin, BC., V9C 3Z3