Welcome to Powell River Senior Citizens Association

Our mandate is to promote the physical, social and mental well-being of all seniors in the Powell River regional district, and to promote volunteerism within the senior community.

This site is community oriented and offers useful information about other relevant groups, events, volunteer opportunities and activities available to Seniors in Powell River.

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Information for Seniors

The November 2020 copy of Escan is available for viewing or printing by clicking here.

The Covid-19 safety Plan for the Seniors' Centre,
a requirement of Worksafe BC, is posted here.

The Seniors' Centre is closed
for Hall Rentals and ALL activities
until November 30th.

The November 10th Soup & Sandwich lunch is cancelled.
All dinners for the remainder of 2020, including the Christmas dinner, are cancelled.

Due to the closure the Seniors Centre, the Calendar
of Activities and Events is currently unavailable

All other Activities are cancelled until further notice.

VOLUNTEERS: are an integral part of keeping the centre operating and keeping costs down.

We are looking for a lunch and dinner convener plus kitchen staff and a dinner cook.
If you know anyone willing to take on one of these positions please contact Ruby at
ruby75@hotmail.com for more information.

Seniors' Together Powell River at the Recreation Complex is cancelled until further notice.
A monthly social time for Seniors including a free lunch and activities.
This month's topic - "It's not right! Neighbours, Friends & Families presentation."
This takes place at the Recreation Centre on the 3rd Thursday of the month
from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
All seniors are welcome. Phone the Complex at 485-2891 to reserve.

2020 Board of Directors

President: Anna Maria Coletto
Vice-President: Ron Woznow
Secretary: Ruby Rash
Treasurer: Christine Behan
Directors: Marlene Gosgnach, Carol Hamilton, Eugene Jamieson, and Ulli Wolff,

2020 Board of Directors 2018 Executive

Back row: Ulli Woff, Kimberley Young, Ron Woznow, Anna Maria Coletto
Front row: Carol Hamilton, Eugene Jamieson, Ruby Rash
Missing: Christine Behan and Marlene Gosgnach

OFFICE HOURS - Wednesday 10.00am - 1.00 pm

Frozen Dinners for Seniors of Powell River


Available to all seniors in the Powell River district.

The Seniors Association is here for you!
These dinners are made for Seniors living alone, or living together and wanting a healthy, affordable meal, whether as a change of pace from their regular meal,
a desire to have something different, or just a meal in a hurry after a busy day.
It is also geared for those that do not like to cook, or want to cook all the time, or for those that cannot cook for themselves, or just the desire to have someone else's cooking for a change.
It is also for those that provide meals for their parents who can no longer cook for themselves.
If you want a dinner as a fill in for the evening, you do not want to cook, or are alone, or just don't feel like cooking for one....
PLEASE call Gene at 604 485 5894, preferably on Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday

On our menu at present (January 2020) we have:

Bangers and Mash (Sausages with mashed Potatoes
BBQ County Rib
BBQ Pork Rib
Beef Stew
Burger Mac & Cheese
Butter Chicken
Cabbage unrolled
Chinese Pork, Beef or Chicken
Chicken Thigh Dinner
Chow Mein: Turkey, Beef, or Chicken
Chuckwagon Chilli

Ham Dinner
Pasta: Penne, Rotini, or Spaghetti in tomato/beef sauce.
Meat Lasagne
Seafood Lasagne
Vegetable Lasagne
Meatloaf Dinner
Porcupine meat balls in tomato or cream sauce.
Pork Chop Dinner

Roast Pork Loin
Pork Tenderloin
Roast Beef
Roast Chicken - (Occasionally)
Salmon Loaf
Beef Shepherds Pie
Steak Roladin
Swiss steak
Turkey Dinner - (Occasionally)

All of these dinners are priced at our cost, no profit to our Association.
These meals are priced at cost so prices do fluctuate as the cost of ingredients change.
We try to take advantage of specials so the meal prices do vary.
At present our meals are priced from $3 to $6
We are always adding more items and are open to suggestions.

Grief Counsellor
Have you lost a loved one, feel lonely, and just need to talk?
Nancy Openshaw, a member of our Association and a retired minister, is available for you. Nancy is a qualified Grief Counsellor who is offering her services at no charge.
Please don't hesitate to call her at 485-9978. Confidentiality is always respected.


Seniors B.C. website

This website, Seniors BC, provides information about government programs and services for older adults. The goal is to provide the residents of B.C. with one place to go to find all the information they need to plan for and live a healthy, active aging lifestyle.

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