Friends for the Elderly

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Various areas in Erie CountyBuffalo, NY 14202


Compeer for Seniors
Friendship can change a person's life. Good things happen when you have a friend. Friends listen. They share. Friends are the best kind of medicine for someone who's striving for good mental health. Through Compeer you can be a caring friend to someone. It can be as simple as going for a walk, seeing a movie, or just picking up the phone. It can take as little as an hour a week. Compeer matches volunteers with adults and seniors ages 18 and over. We have about 170 people matched with Compeer volunteers, but there are still many more waiting for a friend in Erie County. They might even live in your neighborhood. Please contact if you would like more information.


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4+ hours per month

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