Community Profile

Name of Committee: Durham Council on Aging
Population: 645,862


  • Ontario Seniors Community Grant, New Horizons for Seniors

This profile was updated January 2021.


Age-Friendly Program Description

a) The Region of Durham Staff Working Group monitors implementation of action items that relate directly to Regional programs and services (e.g. transit, public health, etc.)

b) The Durham Council on Aging is a cross-sectoral community network responsible for driving implementation of action items that are not specifically the responsibility of municipalities. DCoA members establish an annual work plan to identify age-friendly projects that will be pursued in each of the five years.

Current and Completed AFC Projects, Programs and Initiatives


  • Travel Training Guide 


  • Housing Directory (Regional housing directory for every municipality in the region to use)

Respect & Social Inclusion

  • Anti-Ageism Campaign

Community Support & Health Services

  • Services Directory