Seniors Navigator

What is the role of the Seniors Navigators?

The role of the Seniors Navigators is to enhance access to information, and the navigational experiences of near seniors, seniors, their family members and their caregivers. 

The work of the Seniors Navigators will allow seniors to access programs and services from community organizations, municipal, provincial and federal governments in a timelier manner.

How can the Seniors Navigators assist me?

There are many ways that the Seniors Navigators can help, including:

  • Assisting with information on services and programs;
  • Directing to the appropriate service and programs contacts;
  • Helping with completing applications for services and programs;
  • Helping to direct seniors’ concerns to the appropriate avenue, and/or;
  • Promoting awareness of the services and programs for seniors

Do the Seniors Navigators provide service across the Province?

Yes, the Seniors Navigators can assist anyone in Prince Edward Island who is looking for support. 

Do the Seniors Navigators provide community outreach sessions?

Yes, the Seniors Navigators offer many outreach sessions per month in communities across Prince Edward Island. Clink on the link below that corresponds with your area to see the dates, times, and locations that the Senior Navigators will be in communities across PEI.

Charlottetown Area / East Community Outreach Schedule 

Summerside Area / West Community Outreach Schedule 

The Seniors Navigators can also meet in person, through community outreach sessions listed above or by appointment. Please contact the Seniors Navigator in your area directly by phone or email if you wish to make an in-person appointment.

Who are the Seniors Navigators, and how can I reach them?

The Seniors Navigator for Charlottetown (East) is Melanie Melanson.

The Seniors Navigator for Summerside (West) is Courtney Profitt.

Are there any other resources that I can access to help me figure out what supports and services for seniors are available?

The Prince Edward Island Seniors Guide is an informative resource that includes a list of known services and supports, across a variety of sectors and areas of interest, that are available to seniors across Prince Edward Island. 

This guide is updated every 1-2 years by the Department of Social Development and Seniors. 

You can also download the Seniors Navigator Brochure


Published date: 
April 15, 2024
Social Development and Seniors

General Inquiries

Department of Social Development and Seniors
2nd Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-620-3777
Toll-free: 1-866-594-3777
Fax: 902-368-4740