Friendly Visiting


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Various Brooklyn neighborhoodsBrooklyn, NY 11201
Friendly Visiting
Charlotte and Shana enjoying an outing together during a weekly visit.


Since 1971, Heights and Hills has helped Brooklyn's older adults age successfully in their communities with independence, dignity and grace.

Our Friendly Visiting program matches volunteers of all ages with home-bound and/or socially isolated seniors for weekly companionship - volunteers and clients go on walks, run errands, cook together, play cards, craft, talk about music, art, sports, politics or whatever else they find they have in common!

Whenever possible Friendly Visitor volunteers are matched with seniors in their own neighborhood. Getting started is easy: fill out a short application and come into our office in downtown Brooklyn to speak with someone from the Volunteer Program.

We look forward to hearing from you!


  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • One-two hours a week for at least six months

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