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InterFaith Works of Central New York


The goal of the One to One Friendly Call Program is to reduce loneliness and isolation that many nursing home residents experience. During this time of Covid-19, visitors are not allowed in nursing homes and activities within the facilities are limited. The need for connection is greater than ever before.

Would you enjoy being connected to a nursing home residents for personalized weekly calls? Through one phone call, once a week you can develop a meaningful and lasting friendship while brightening someones day.

Volunteers are required to attend a 1-hour virtual training session to help maximize and support the experience. For more information, please email Toma Tracy, ttracy@ifwcny.org.

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About InterFaith Works of Central New York


1010 James Street, Syracuse, NY 13203, US

Mission Statement

InterFaith Works of Central New York, through education, service and dialogue, affirms the dignity of each person and every faith community and works to create relationships and understanding among us.


We affirm dignity by providing support, advocacy, and

human care through our social service programs.

Through service, education, and dialogue, we serve and

empower people in need, including refugees, the elderly,

the disabled, and the institutionalized. As a result,

thousands of people in our community live better, more

independent, lives as our neighbors.

People with Disabilities


We'll work with your schedule.


1010 James StreetSyracuse, NY 13203



  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building




  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 phone call, once a week

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