• 140 people are interested

Project CARE Friendly Visiting Program

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ORGANIZATION: Tompkins County Office for the Aging

  • 140 people are interested
Project Care

Project CARE provides in-home support and companionship to residents of Tompkins County who are aged 60 and over by providing a weekly friendly visit, especially to older adults who are lonely, homebound or socially isolated. The program can also provide a weekly respite break for family caregivers. Volunteers are needed to make weekly friendly visits, provide assistance with technology, or short-term errands such as grocery shopping, gardening, organization, special projects, or light housecleaning. Hours are based on volunteer's schedule. Volunteer commitment averages 2 hours per week based on your schedule. Volunteers form w close bond and enrich the life of the older adult they are matched with.

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About Tompkins County Office for the Aging


214 W. Martin Luther King Jr./State St., Ithaca, NY 14850, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Tompkins County Office for the Aging is to assist older adults and persons with long term care needs to live independently in their homes and communities with quality of life and dignity.


Project CARE is a volunteer program serving frail or isolated seniors in their homes. Volunteers provide companionship, respite for caregivers, or help with household chores and errands.

The Long Term Care Ombudsmen Program is a volunteer program to advocate for residents in long term care facilities and promote change in the long term care system. Trained and certified long term care ombudsmen work with residents, families, and staff in long term care facilities in order to resolve residents' specific concerns.


Computers & Technology
Community, Computers & Technology, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


214 W. Martin Luther King Jr./State St.Ithaca, NY 14850



  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Basic Computer Skills


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers are asked to commit to 2 hours per week ongoing. Volunteers can also serve in an on-call assistance basis (errands, grocery shopping, technology assistance, etc..)
  • Volunteers should have transportation options available or be within bus routes or walking distance.

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