Transportation Information – Apartments

Public Transit: Just outside on Marshall Rd there is a Bus Stop, giving you easy access to the community.

https://bctransit.com/central-fraser-valley

HandyDART is a public transit service with special equipment for carrying passengers unable to use the regular transit system. 

Wheelchair taxis are specially-equipped cabs available for the same price as a regular taxi.

Taxi Service: Abbotsford Taxi – 604 855-1111, Central Valley Taxi – 604 859-1111

Ambulance Charges: Please note you are responsible for ambulance or alternative transfer charges incurred between the residence, the hospital and other care providers in the community. 

If you have premium assistance with Medical Services of BC, the charges may be waived.


Hair Salons – Apartments

There is a Hair Salon in the Terraces and in the Pavilion. A phone number for the Hairdresser as well as the service rates are posted on the salon doors.

Please call the hairdresser directly to make an appointment. Payment is made directly to the Hairdresser.

Laundry – Doing Your own – Apartments

The laundry rooms are open 24/7 and you may use the laundry rooms at any time as there is no schedule.

Please remove your laundry in a timely manner so others can use the machines.

Indicate on the white board your suite number when washing laundry.

Please use appropriate laundry soap for the HE (high efficiency) machines.

Pavilion: The laundry room is located on the main floor at the very west end of the building near the elevator. There is a charge of $1.00 to wash. There is no charge for drying.

Terrace West: The laundry room is located on the 2nd floor just around the corner from the elevator. The machines are free to operate.

Terrace East: There is a laundry room on every floor except the first floor. The rooms are located next to the centre elevator. The machines are free to operate.

Primrose Gardens: Laundry rooms are located on floors 1, 2, 4 and 6. Exit the elevator to the right and the laundry rooms are the first door on the right. The machines are free to operate.

Foot Care – Apartments

A Registered Foot Care Nurse is available for residents. 

Please see Reception or refer to your recreation calendar for times and location in your building.

Payment is made directly to the Foot Care Nurse.

Recreation Activities – Apartments

At the beginning of each month you will receive a “Calendar of Events” The calendar will show all the events that are scheduled for the month. The Calendar of Events is subject to change.

There are often un-scheduled events that take place at The Apartments at Menno Place.

Information is posted in the buildings describing what will happen and where. The noon hour announcements will also give details of changes or additions to the Recreation Calendar.

Social and Recreational Programs
 Self-directed social and recreational programming is an important aspect of life at The Apartments at Menno Place lifestyle. Its purpose is to promote independence and life enrichment.

The overall goals are:

  • To promote and maintain lifetime interests
  • To promote physical, psychological, spiritual, mental and social wellness through activities that stimulate and activate
  • To promote self-esteem and a sense of accomplishment
  • To promote a sense of community involvement, contribution and usefulness
  • To promote choice and involvement in decision-making
  • To promote independence

Activities include programs from the Recreation department, projects amongst residents and the involvement of groups from the community at large.

Pharmacy – Apartments

Rexall Drugs has a Pharmacy on site at the Pavilion.

It is located on the main floor down the hallway just west of the main entrance.

The hours are 10am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday.

If you have a prescription to be filled, you may drop it in the drop box located in the Terrace Wellness Centre.

They will fill the prescription and deliver it directly to you.

You must set up an account with Rexall in order to be able to use this service. The Rexall phone number is (604) 870 0171.

Apartments – Your Neigbourhood – Apartments

We encourage you and your family to get to know your new neighbourhood. There are a number of areas you may want to discover and experience as you live here.

The Bistros in the Pavilion, Terrace West and Primrose buildings are available for a beverage and snack.

The Bistro is open daily from 8:30 am to 11am and 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm.

There are Common Areas throughout all of the Apartments at Menno Place. These areas are for residents to sit and visit or to participate in activities such as puzzles, ping pong, or billiards.

Please check your daily calendar for specific activities and where they are located. Designated areas can be reserved for your Special Event. See Reception for details.

The Terrace Wellness Centre is located across from the dining room. You are welcome to use the exercise equipment and the blood pressure machine.

The Primrose Gardens Exercise Centre is located past the main entrance lounge in the East hallway. Stay active and enjoy the exercise equipment that is available for your use.

The Pavilion Exercise Centre is located on the third floor lounge.

Between the Menno Home & Hospital buildings, we have The Courtyard. It is a secure, enclosed area that contains a vegetable garden, large trees, and planters with beautiful flowers, refreshing fountains, shady grass and covered areas. You are encouraged to enjoy the sun or shade and on occasion enjoy the guest musicians.

The Living Waters Gardens is a peaceful and beautiful oasis. You can enjoy the lovely flowers and be refreshed by the water feature as you sit in the shade, be reinvigorated by the breeze or delight in a sunny day.

The Hospital Chapel and the Home Chapel hosts many get-togethers, including: Concerts of Care, Sunday Worship Services, Prayer Circles, Catholic Mass, Educational Gatherings, Banquets, and Memorial Services.

If you and your family would like to go off-site for a walk, we have Mill Lake Park only three blocks north of the Menno Place Campus. Mill Lake has something to offer everyone. You’ll find everything from lakeside benches, quiet picnic areas to an impressive spray park and playground area. It is great for a family gathering and still close to home.

The Neighborhood – Long Term Care

We encourage you and your family to get to know your new home. There are a number of areas you may want to discover and experience as you live here.

Between Menno Home & Hospital buildings we have The Courtyard. It is a secure, enclosed garden that contains a vegetable garden, large trees, and planters with beautiful flowers, refreshing fountains, shady grass and covered areas. You are encouraged to enjoy the sun or shade and enjoy the guest musicians, cars shows, barbeques and other events.

The Living Waters Gardens is a peaceful and beautiful oasis. You can enjoy the lovely flowers and be refreshed by the water feature as you sit in the shade, are invigorated by the breeze or delight in a sunny day. These gardens are located on the East side of the property near Primrose Street.

The Hospital Chapel and the Home Chapel hosts many get-togethers including: Concerts of Care, Sunday Worship Services, Prayer Circles, Catholic Mass, Educational Gatherings, Banquets, Parties and Memorial Services.

If you and your family would like to go off-site for a walk, Mill Lake Park is only one block north of the Menno Place Campus. Mill Lake has something to offer everyone. You’ll find everything from a lakeside bench, quiet picnic areas to an impressive children’s spray park and playground. Great for a family gathering and still close to home.