411 Seniors Centre Society is committed to pursuing its mission and achieving its vision for a supportive community in keeping with the following values: compassion, assistance, respect, diversity, a sustained focus on collaboration, and achieving excellence.
Since, 1977 hundreds of members and non-members have enjoyed programs, events, and of course, multicultural celebrations at 411 Seniors Centre Society.
Presently, 411 Seniors Centre Society is a social hub of activity and entertainment. The centre offers more than 40 free and low cost programs and services in the following areas: educational and recreational classes, workshops, trips, and information and referral services.
On April 11, 2017, the City of Vancouver announced its support of Vancouver low income seniors population by providing up to $800,000 in funding to 411 Seniors Centre Society to assist in the construction of a new seniors centre in the Kensington Cedar-Cottage neighbourhood.
411 Seniors Centre Society was announced as a registered, non-profit charity on May 2nd.
Renovations began at 411 Dunsmuir in the summer and the Centre was opened on December 5th.
The provincial executive of the Seniors Citizens Association of BC proposed a “rest and refreshment” building for seniors in downtown Vancouver to the provincial government. As a result of its core location to the bus depot and downtown, 411 Dunsmuir was recommended