The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Since 1984, CAREGIVERS has provided thousands of older Ventura County residents with one-on-one personal help and friendship, some for as long as ten years. We help homebound seniors in the cities of Ventura, Oxnard, Pt. Hueneme, Camarillo, Santa Paula, and Fillmore. Our caring volunteers have supported these seniors, helping them with many tasks they could no longer do themselves. CAREGIVERS assistance may include non-professional support services such as: Transportation- To and from medical appointments, grocery shopping, running errands, recreational outings. Home Maintenance & Management- Light Housekeeping, record keeping, home organization. Social Activities- Visiting, companionship, reading, writing, telephone reassurance