Farmers' Market Friday | 7:00am
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Farmers' Market Friday | 7:00am


Thinking About Retirement?
If you are thinking about retirement, Port Colborne offers a lifestyle that is hard to beat. Not only is Port Colborne a safe and enjoyable community but it also offers the luxury of a wide range of services.

Quality Retirement Homes & Facilities

Portal Village, which originated as a Retirement Home in 1986 is the only Community in the area to offer such a unique blend of "Retirement Lifestyle" options and services.

The Community which consists of Apartment Buildings, a Chapel, a Community Centre, a Mall and a Townhouse Development are all located in the heart of downtown Port Colborne.

Portal Village also consists of a new complex completed in August 1999 that boasts 45 Garden Terrace apartment suites, a fitness centre and medical clinic. We also have 103 Retirement and Assisted Living Suites, as well as 22 Rooms in our Special Care Wing.

Portal Village's various lifestyle options are able to accommodate residents ranging from complete independence to total care. Their many alternatives, trained staff, delicious meals, beautiful surroundings and wonderful neighbours are all reasons to call Portal Village home.

If you wish to receive more information about Portal Village's Lifestyle Options, please call (905) 834-0322 or visit their website at www.portalvillage.com.

Affordable Housing
Port Colborne has outstanding new housing developments to choose from. You can also find beautifully maintained older homes in charming, historic neighbourhoods. These choices are available at a fraction of the cost of homes in a major urban centre, even below the average housing costs of other small communities.

Please visit our Business Directory for a listing of Real Estate Agents in the surrounding area.

Community Organizations

A good indicator of pride and a strong sense of community in any locale is in the number of clubs and service groups. In that sense, Port Colborne is certainly a vital, active and concerned community.

There are more than 47 major service organizations performing different functions and services in Port Colborne. More information about any of these organizations can be obtained from the City of Port Colborne Community Services Division or by visiting the Groups & Organizations page.

Regional Long-Term Care Facilities

The Regional Long-Term Care Facilities are for seniors who require long-term care, including special care for individuals with Alzheimer and related dementia. The Region operates eight long-term care facilities. Of that one location is in Port Colborne, Northland Pointe located at 2 Fielden Avenue in Port Colborne. For more information please visit the Regions Web site at www.regional.niagara.on.ca