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Providing Support To Aging Adults 
Senior Services is a division of the Community Development Department of the City of Medicine Hat. Through outreach and internal programs involving the coordination of approximately 100 volunteers involved in over 35 programs, Senior Services provides facility management, partnerships and numerous support programs as well as a comprehensive food services component including approximately 60,000 Meals on Wheels annually. 

Senior Services promotes the well-being of people 50+ through various support services through our senior's centre. This centre is both run by a dedicated team of City staff members, as well as a huge amount of support from volunteers and community partners. 

Public Notice
Strathcona Centre will be closed for undergo a major renovation starting September 2, 2019. The project encompasses the replacement of important components which have reached their end of lifecycle, including the roofing system, HVAC equipment and fire alarm components. The exterior of the building will be given a facelift, and a new entryway with barrier-free access will better accommodate members with mobility aids. 

Strathcona Centre activities will be re-located during the closure – click here for activity schedule updates, or contact 403-529-8307. 

Fitness centre members of the Strathcona Centre will have their memberships honoured at the Crestwood Recreation Centre until renovations are complete. 

Strathcona is scheduled to re-open December 2, 2019.

Contact Senior Services

Please do not hesitate to stop in, call or even send us an email if you have questions, comments, or you just want to say hello. Business hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday. To contact a staff member at the Seniors Centre, see the directory below:

Program / Service  Contact Information

Strathcona Centre

1150 5th Street SE
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8C7

403-525-8822 (fax)

Veiner Centre

225 Woodman Ave SE

Medicine Hat, AB T1A 3H2

403-529-8369 (fax)

Darren Scott

Food Services Supervisor


Shona Dickie

Superintendent of Community Support Services


Shantel Ottenbreit

Community Resource Worker


Deidre Giesbrecht    

Volunteer Programs Coordinator


Bonnie-Lou Yaroshko

Administrative Support


Meals on Wheels Program