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Friendly Visiting Program

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Senior Services Associates, Inc.

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Our Friendly Visitor Program connects eligible seniors with carefully screened volunteers - and so often, the bonds of friendship begin.

Are you in need of a "Friendly Visit" from a volunteer each week? Or do you know someone who is lonely, isolated, or depressed that could benefit from more social interaction?
A Friendly Visitor Is:

  • Willing to explore new interests and hobbies
  • There for positive social support & interaction
  • Willing to visit at least once a week
  • Initiate contact to schedule visits
  • Willing to dedicated their own time to visit

A Friendly Visitor Is Not:

  • A housekeeper or caregiver; does not provide medical services
  • A personal assistant

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About Senior Services Associates, Inc.

Location:

101 S. Grove, Elgin, IL 60120, US

Mission Statement

To serve persons demonstrating unmet physical, social and emotional needs; by providing support, assistance, education or referral, through the use of trained volunteers, from a community network of congregations, organizations and businesses.

Description

We not only have volunteers that work directly with the seniors but we also send community groups to aid other non-profit agencies in out area.

Community
Seniors
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

101 S. GroveElgin, IL 60120

(42.03527,-88.2823)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • One-hour per week is all that is required to build a lifelong friendship with the Senior that you are matched with.
  • It is a 1-year commitment.

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