Saskatoon Council on Aging - Age-friendly community


Community Resources for Seniors


Emergency Phone Numbers

Emergency: 911
Healthline: Government of Saskatchewan: Dial 811

Royal University Hospital: 306.655.1000

St. Paul's Hospital: 306.655.5000

Saskatoon City Hospital: 306.655.8000


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The following clinics are privately operated minor emergency and walk-in clinics that are not affiliated with Saskatoon Health Region.The clinics offer minor emergency care when patients cannot access their family doctor or need urgent care which does not require the use of the hospital emergency room.

Saskatoon Health Region - Facilities- Walk-in clinics

Other clinics

Saskatoon Community Clinic: primary health care co-operative offering health services at two locations - Downtown Clinic, located at 455 2nd Ave. N. and Westside Clinic, located at 1528 20th St. W.


Remembering When Video - Getting Up From a Fall

Remembering When Video - Helping Someone Up From a Fall

Fall Proofing Your Home Safety Checklist - PDF
Fall Crossword - PDF
Fall Self Assessment - PDF
Saskatoon Health Region - 306-655-8664
Daphne Kemp, Regional Falls Reduction and Injury Prevention Coordinator

Fitness (Classes, exercise, facilities)

Saskatchewan Seniors Fitness Association : 306-842-4807

Saskatoon Leisure Centres: City of Saskatoon website

Saskatoon Fieldhouse: 306-975-3354

Saskatoon Leisure guide

Flu Clinics

Influenza Program

Government of Saskatchewan - Ministry of Health

General Inquiry Line: 1.800.667.7766

Seniors' Programs and Services : 1-800-667-7766

Seniors' Health

Seniors Drug Plan 1.800.667.7581 Toll Free

Supplementary Health Benefits 306.787.3124

Health Registries / Health Card: 1.800.667.7551

Out-of-province health services: 1.800.667.7523

Personal Care Homes: 306.787.1715

Saskatchewan Aids to Independent Living (SAIL) - 306.787.7121
Saskatoon Depot
2310 Louise Avenue
Saskatoon, SK S7J 2C7
Phone: (306) 664-6646
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Saskatoon City Hospital

St. Paul's Hospital

Royal University Hospital

Laboratory Services

Saskatoon Health Region Laboratory Services

Oral Health

Oral Health for Seniors - Position paper- By Asraf Nazir September 2011

Phone Numbers:

Chronic Disease Management Program:Office Phone: 306.655.5483

Toll Free Phone: 1.877.548.3898

Client & Family Resource Centre

Client Patient Access Services: 306.655.4346

Falls Prevention, Saskatoon Health Region: 306. 655.8664 motion: 306.655.0829

Home Care, Saskatoon Health Region: 306. 655.4300

LiveWell with Chronic Conditions: 306.655.4437

MD Ambulance Care Ltd: 306.975.8808

Meals on Wheels: 306.655.4318

Mental Health and Addiction Services: 306. 655.4100

Mobile Crisis: 306.933.6200

Rural Emergency Services: 306.242.8808

Staying on your Feet: 306.655.3418

Saskatoon Health Region: 306.655.7500

Programs & Services Seniors' Health and Continuing Care: 306.655.8377


Saskatoon Health Region Physicans taking patients
To have a copy of this list sent to you, please call 306-655-0197


Community Day Programs

The purpose of Community Day Programs is to meet social, recreational and respite needs of individuals who, because of health-related difficulties, are unable to access these services independently in the community. Access to Community Day Programs within the boundaries of the former Saskatoon District Health is through Client Patient Access Services (CPAS) 306.655.4346. See Caregiving Section for listing of Community Day Programs

Planned Respite Care

provides relief for the caregiver and reduced risk of family breakdown.Bookings are through CPAS in advance of requested dates.
Contact your Client Care Coordinator for current rates.

Unplanned Respite Care

provides short term (up to 7 days) respite.Appropriate if there is a sudden, unexpected change in the support system and the client requires 24-hour supervision (i.e., primary caregiver hospitalized or unexpectedly called out of town).Cost - Contact your Client Care Coordinator for current rates. The client covers all costs for transportation to and from the facility and for medications.

Saskatoon Health Region Client Representatives 306.655.0250 or 1.866.655.5066

Support Groups

Saskatoon Health Region - Caregiver Support Groups - 306. 655.3426
Sherbrook Community Centre - MindFull CAfe - opportunity to meet in a relaxed social setting for people with dementia, family, care partners - 306.655.3742

Saskatoon Health Region - Groups, Support & Resources for the Bereaved - PDF brochure


CNIB Peer Support Group for Seniors Experiencing Vision Loss
The group meets twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday. For more information and to register call Ashley at the CNIB (306)374-4545 or e-mail Ashley at