These volunteer-staffed programs provide weekly visits or daily telephone calls to homebound senior adults who would like regular contact to decrease isolation and improve safety.
To be eligible, the individual must:
Our ability to offer these vital services depends on the generosity of volunteers who donate their time and energy. Friendly Visitor volunteers agree to visit a senior once a week for approximately an hour. Telecare volunteers agree to make brief, scheduled phone calls on a daily basis.
We partner with the Center for Volunteer Caregiving to offer this service. For more information about either becoming a Friendly Visitor or Telecare volunteer, or receiving visits or phone calls, please call the Center at 919-460-0567 or email us.