Central Fraser Valley

 

Welcome to the Central Fraser Valley Branch of the National Association of Federal Retirees.

We invite you to explore our branch website. Check out your Association's advocacy priorities, and be sure to like and follow  Federal Retirees on Facebook.  

We update our site regularly, so check back often for the latest news and upcoming events.


There is a wealth of information available online that you may find useful, including health, financial and fraud prevention, as well as many other resources. The links below are for BC and federal governments, related agencies, as well as non profit organizations.

Please note: the Central Fraser Valley Branch is neither endorsing or verifying any information contained on these sites or their subsequent links — you are encouraged to do your own research as applicable. 


Aging In place:

CAOT - Aging in place

CMHC - Aging in place safely and independently

CMHC - Tips and resources

Government of Canada - Plan now - a checklist

United Way BC/Aga Khan Council of Canada - Toolkit


Emergency Preparedness/Information:

Emergency Info BC

FireSmart BC

* Fraser Basin. Council - Flood Maps *

Public Safety and Emergency Services

River Forecast Centre

Wildfire Map


Enhanced Road Assessment:

ICBC information portal

Gov't information portal

Senior Drivers information

Learn to drive smart - your guide to driving safely

Tuning up for drivers - getting you ready for your road test


Financial information:

Changes to your taxes when you retire or turn 65

ICBC Enhanced care - savings and refunds

On-line Home Owner Grant application

Property tax deferral

Public pensions

Income tax information:

Indexation adjustment for personal income tax and benefit amounts

Medical expenses

Pension income splitting

Income tax clinics (free)


Healthcare/safety/seniors/social services information:

Government of British Columbia: 

BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC)

* BC PharmaCare - Get help paying for medications and medical supplies *

BC Services Card mobile app.

BC Transplant (organ donation)

BC Vaccine Card

COVID INFORMATION:

Family and Social Support links

Fraser Health

Health gateway (accessing your health information)

HealthLinkBC

Health Links (links to Provincial Government health care information):

ImmunizeBC (information on all vaccines)

MAiD

Medical Services Plan (MSP)

Government of Canada:

Benefits Finder

COVID-19 Information Portal

Health Services and Information

Programs and Services for Seniors

Seniors Health

Travel Information


Non profit organizations:

British Columbia: 

BC211 (links to community, government and social services)

    BC Senior's Advocate

    Canadian Association of MAiD Assessors and Providers (CAMAP)

    Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) - BC Division

    Council of Senior Citizen's Organizations of BC (COSCO)

    Family Caregivers of BC

    National Institute on Ageing

    Seniors First BC

    Seniors Services Society of BC

    ShelterSafeBC

    Canada:

    Active life choices for older adults (ALCOA)

    Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)

     


    Pension and benefit information for federal retirees:

    2022 pension indexing Rate (2.4%)

    Canadian Armed Forces Pension Information

    Pension and benefits email notification system

    Pension survivor benefits

    Pensioners Dental Services Plan (PDSP)

    Public Service Group Insurance Benefit Plans

    Public Service Health Care Plan

    RCMP Pension Information

    Treasury Board - Retired Members of the Public Service Pension Informationmation


    Personal planning (will, power of attorney, representation agreement):

    Incapacity planning

    Nidus resource centre

    ProbateBC

    Substitute decision making and incapacity planning

    Wills and estate planning


    Recalls:

    Philips CPAP/BiPAP recall/registration Information


    Safety, fraud, privacy and scam information:

    Better Business Bureau - Scams

    Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

    Competition Bureau Canada - Preventing Fraud

    Consumer Protection BC

    CRA scam info

    Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada *

    RCMP - Senior Safety

    Seniors First BC - Frauds and Scams Resource List

     


    *  denotes recent additions *
    Last updated 22/07/11
    Central Fraser Valley Branch (BC01)

    PO Box 2202 Station A
    Abbotsford, BC
    Canada
    V2T 3X8

    centralfraservalley@federalretirees.ca

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