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Recent News (latest first - scroll down for previous news)

July 4th, 2024

We have just been incorporated and registered as co-operative in NL (#95645). Time to celebrate!!!

First Seniors Co-operative in the province!!! Thanks to: Every member of our whole team (Elke, Marion Mengel , Po Chun Lau, Rebecca Wall, Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Brad Richards, Charlotte Richards, Newfoundland-Labrador Federation of Co-operatives, Village to Village Network, Town of Pouch Cove, Town of Flatrock, Town Of Bauline, Joedy Wall, Joanne Thompson - St. John's East , Pouch Cove Lions Club - 1982, Pouch Cove Heritage Society, SeniorsNL, Wellness Coalition Avalon EastThe Good Companions Seniors' Centre, and many others for their initial and hopefully continued support 😉...Please consider joining - volunteering - donating 🙂 ...

March 22nd, 2024 - Public info meetings - Save the date

We are approaching an important milestone: Our team has been working hard and it has been guided well by various mentors and supporters to get ready for a first series of public information and needs assessment meetings in the three neighbouring communities of Bauline, Flatrock, and Pouch Cove. We have our first public info meetings confirmed for Pouch Cove and Bauline – please save the date, more details to come:

    • Sunday April 7, 2-4 pm, Chalet at the Stiles Cove Recreation Complex, 100 Satellite Rd., Pouch Cove
    • Sunday April 14, 2-4 pm, Community Centre, 2 Memorial Park Pl., Bauline

This will be your opportunity to not only hear about but also to significantly help shape the development of our seniors co-operative. An additional date and time for Flatrock will be confirmed and shared asap. Explore our developing website presence at We will be including the membership (application) and volunteer (application) processes shortly.

Please feel free to complete our online needs assessment at your own leisure; we will be discussing and following up on this during our public meetings also.

Stay tuned and let us know in case of any questions or comments. Also, please share (or connect us) with anybody who you think might also benefit from the services of our co-operative in development.


January 23rd, 2024 - Additional Funding and Support

On Monday January 22, 2024 our project signed a partnership agreement with The Good Companions, Ottawa, a non-profit multi-service seniors’ centre, providing opportunities for older adults to participate in social, recreational, educational and volunteer activities and benefit from social and health services.




The Good Companions are partnering with Killick Coast North Seniors Co-operative on accessing and running their Seniors’ Centre Without Walls (SCWW), a phone-based group sessions program in the Killick Coast North region.

To support Killick Coast North Seniors Co-operative in accessing and running this program in our region, The Good Companions have also awarded us with a Micro-grant of $ 4,000 for 2024. In addition, the partnership supports Killick Coast North Seniors Co-operative with their onboarding and training program for our program coordinator and facilitator.


January 20th, 2024 - Killick Coast North Seniors Co-operative supported by NL Federation of Co-operatives

Mid-January we received confirmation from the NL Federation of Co-operatives (NLFC) that our project “Killick Coast North Seniors Co-operative – ‘Aging Well At Home’ has been selected as one of the five co-operative incubator pilot projects ( Yay!. This was only possible through a dedicated effort of a committed project team, through the endorsement of various community, municipal, and provincial organizations, and through the connection with and support of the Village-to-Village Network (

From February through to July 2024, NLFC will guide us through and support us in mastering the process of creating and incorporating the co-operative. Further, a seed funding amount of $ 5,000 will be awarded to the project upon completion of the program. The project team will meet next week to discuss next steps and to move the project forward.

See project flyer below