Addressing seniors needs and desires

Our Seniors Action Committee is committed to representing seniors in our community with outreach, advocacy, and social events. These initiatives include:

  • facilitating Seniors awareness through Information sessions.
  • making Seniors feel welcome by holding regular social functions.
  • constantly inquiring from our Senior Community what are their needs.
  • being the voice of the Seniors in our community in order to make Blackburn Hamlet a desirable and safe community for Seniors
  • facilitating community Seniors involvement and encouraging Seniors participation in activities.


  • Para Transpo
    a public transportation alternative for customers who are unable to take conventional transit (buses and O-Train) some or all of the time due to a disability.
  • City of Ottawa Older Adults
    a  City of Ottawa website with information of interest for older adults.


  • Join the Neighborhood Watch!
    The Blackburn Hamlet Community Association (BCA) is developing a Neighborhood Watch for our community. The Neighborhood Watch is a program to help neighbors watch out for neighbors. It aims to get citizens involved in discouraging and preventing crime at the local level. By joining the program you can learn; How to make your home less
  • Safe Winter Walking
    Published in The BANAR February 2021 by Don Kelly, Community Safety According to Statistics Canada, in 2019 Blackburn had a population of 8,468 residents and that 20% of these residents were persons aged 65 and older. Another 13% of the population were between the ages of 55-64. The Hamlet has a robust, active community, with

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