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Villages of San Mateo County

  • 43 people are interested

Provide a social opportunity and companionship via telephone to older adults who are "sheltering in place"
by instruction of local, state and/or federal government officials during the Corona Virus Pandemic (also known
as COVID-19), Reduce isolation and loneliness experienced by those who live alone in their own homes.
Commit to initiating contact periodically during the span of time during which public health experts advise the elderly to stay at home for optimal health and safety.

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About Villages of San Mateo County


P.O. Box 813, San Carlos, CA 94070, US

Mission Statement

Supporting our members with services, resources and community connections so they can enjoy vibrant, healthy and fulfilling lives in their own homes.


Villages are vibrant grassroots communities of older adults who age actively in their own homes. Through a nonprofit, membership-based network, members make new connections, are exposed to different perspectives and give and receive mutual support. Villages are revolutionizing aging in our country. Their network of volunteers help people age interdependently by sponsoring social and educational activities, encouraging community engagement, and assisting members with services such as transportation, minor home repairs, technology, companionship and pet care. Fear of isolation is replaced with confidence that as older adults they can look forward to active lives filled with friendship, learning, and laughter.

Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


1626 El Camino Real, Suite 1Belmont, CA 94002


  • People Skills
  • Mental Health
  • Relationship Building
  • Psychology


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Check in with member(s) at an agreed-upon interval, e.g., weekly, monthly, bi-weekly, for a friendly chat and to learn whether they need any assistance, e.g., grocery deliveries, prescription pickups.
  • empathy, ability to relate to and enjoy conversing with seniors.

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