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Faith in Action of Solano

Home visitors are matched with a senior living in the same city. Home visitors meet with their senior at least weekly; the visit is minimally an hour. Most seniors have little contact outside of their home; visitors provide a means of ending isolation for the senior. visits can include card playing or board games, reading to the senior, and general conversation. All volunteers must attend a 6 hour training and must agree to a background check.

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About Faith in Action of Solano

Location:

3303 Whitemarsh Lane, FAIRFIELD, CA 94534, US

Mission Statement

What We Do: Faith in Action, now in its 21st year of service in Solano County, is a volunteer-based, interfaith-based nonprofit that provides services to seniors 60 years and older who are frail, living with chronic illnesses, or homebound. The agency seeks to end the isolation, promote the independence, and sustain the dignity of homebound seniors throughout Solano County. The agency has more than 800 registered seniors, with approximately 125-150 volunteers assisting them during any given month. Volunteers are integral to meeting the needs of our seniors. Volunteers are the heart and backbone of the agency. Who We Are: The agency provides non-acute, non-medical in-home support services to homebound seniors. All services are provided by volunteers. Services can include transportation to and from medical or social service appointments, transportation to life enhancement activities, grocery shopping, phone reassurance, home visits, in-home peer counseling, support groups either in person or by teleconference, light house cleaning, yard work, and respite for family caregivers. All services are subsidized through grants or government contracts; donations are accepted. No one is turned away for lack of funds.

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What We Do: Faith in Action, now in its 21st year of service in Solano County, is a volunteer-based, interfaith-based nonprofit that provides services to seniors 60 years and older who are frail, living with chronic illnesses, or homebound. The agency seeks to end the isolation, promote the independence, and sustain the dignity of homebound seniors throughout Solano County. The agency has more than 800 registered seniors, with approximately 125-150 volunteers assisting them during any given month. Volunteers are integral to meeting the needs of our seniors. Volunteers are the heart and backbone of the agency. Who We Are: The agency provides non-acute, non-medical in-home support services to homebound seniors. All services are provided by volunteers. Services can include transportation to and from medical or social service appointments, transportation to life enhancement activities, grocery shopping, phone reassurance, home visits, in-home peer counseling, support groups either in person or by teleconference, light house cleaning, yard work, and respite for family caregivers. All services are subsidized through grants or government contracts; donations are accepted. No one is turned away for lack of funds.

People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

Tue Mar 14, 2017 - Thu Nov 30, 2023
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM

WHERE

Fairfield, CA 94533

(38.24936,-122.03999)
 

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