Regular visits from a trained volunteer to a senior in their home, hospital or long-term care home to provide companionship and social support. May include shopping or taking a senior out for daily living activities.
Seniors who are 55+, seniors who are at risk of living alone, those who need assistance in overcoming isolation because of physical/ functional limitations, those with emotional difficulties such as depression, and are socially withdrawn from joining community activities.
Markham Rd to Bayview Ave, Ellesmere Rd to Major Mackenzie Dr (York Region).
Service matches a volunteer to regularly visit an isolated or frail adult on a one to one basis. It aims to provide social support, contact with the community and to ensure the well-being, health and safety of the clients.