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The Center of Concern

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Help area seniors overcome loneliness by becoming a friendly visitor to provide conversation and companionship. Visits can also include light household tasks.

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About The Center of Concern

Location:

1665 Elk Boulevard, Des Plaines, IL 60016, US

Mission Statement

The Center's mission is to provide Housing Solutions, Support Services and Counseling for Seniors, Disabled and Other in Need, enabling them to live with dignity and independence.

Description

The Center of Concern, a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization, has responded to the needs of the disadvantaged in this community providing services to help Seniors, individuals and families maintain their independence with dignity, alleviate isolation, and promote physical and emotional well being.

The Center’s Program’s provide: Geriatric Counseling, Intergenerational initiatives, a Grief & Loss and Alzheimer Caregiver Support Group. All services are integral in the Center’s response to the growing needs of older residents. Our continuum of care begins with in-home assessments, and continues with ongoing elder care management and friendly visits, daily/weekly telephone reassurance, escort transportation, referrals for in-home health care, personal counseling and support groups, professional housing counseling, affordable housing solutions- home sharing, emergency homelessness prevention assistance, Rapid Re-Housing- timely resources and integrated practical counseling that includes: employment, legal, financial, Medicare/health insurance, money management, tax preparation, Power of Attorney for property and health.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Maine Township areaPark Ridge, IL 60068

(42.00853,-87.84515)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per month
  • Valid auto insurance

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