Community Profile

Name of Committee: City of Pickering Age Friendly Planning Committee
Population: 99,186 (2021)


  • New Horizons Grant
  • Municipal core funding
  • Municipal one-time funding

This profile was updated in July 2023.


Age-Friendly Program Description

The AFC work is led by municipal staff. Pickering currently completed a City wide Audit on Age Friendly services. The community has completed Terms of Reference for their working committee. They will be accepting public applications to their committee from June 20-July 20, 2018. They will be selecting and interviewing candidates, with the first team meeting scheduled for September 2018. They have completed their RFP package for a consultant to assist with the process and will be selecting in August in order to have the consultant start work with the committee in September.

Current and Completed AFC Projects, Programs and Initiatives


  • Housing Directory for Seniors

Respect & Social Inclusion

  • Community Garden Program
  • Technology loans complemented by training from Bits and Bytes

Social Participation

  • Seniors Centre Without Walls