Shop & Escort
Volunteers help seniors with shopping or errands, accompany them to the doctor or other appointments, provide a steady arm to lean on, as well as moral support. Internships are available for high school and college students on a year round basis. Many schools participate in VN's Intergenerational Program, where students learn valuable job skills and life lessons, improving their self - esteem and sense of responsibility.
About Visiting Neighbors
3 Washington Square Village, Suite 1F, New York, NY 10012, US
Visiting Neighbors enables anyone over the age of 60 to remain a vital part of the New York community.Through programs of "neighbors helping neighbors," volunteers , supported by Visiting Neighbors' professional staff, help older adults alleviate loneliness and isolation, provide mental stimulation and security, and encourage physical independence and quality of life at home.
Visiting Neighbors helps seniors remain independent in their own homes. Visiting Neighbors serves New Yorkers in Gramercy Park, Chelsea, the East and West Village and Forest Hills in Queens.