Caregiver Kindness

Calgary Seniors' Resource Society


Description
Provides weekly companionship for seniors, allowing caregivers to take a break for themselves.

Service offers:

  • weekly visits from a volunteer, providing 1 to 2 hours respite for caregivers
  • outings, as agreed upon by the senior and the volunteer
  • forming mutually beneficial relationships

Key Provider: program coordinators, seniors social support volunteers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • individuals ages 65 and older 
  • with limited social support 
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • contact to complete referral and registration process

Referral Process: Yes,

Referrals are accepted from:

  • self
  • caregivers
  • care providers
  • community agencies



Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait time is dependent upon volunteer availability and suitability. 


Telephone
403-266-6200
Fax
403-269-5183
Web Site
http://www.calgaryseniors.org
Email
info@calgaryseniors.org
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No


Documents Required

Referrals are accepted from:

  • self
  • caregivers
  • care providers
  • community agencies
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
May 15, 2023
Address
3639 26 Street NE
Calgary, AB, T1Y 5E1
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