Calgary Seniors' Resource Society

Caring Companion


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

Service offers:

  • volunteers matched one on one with a senior visiting them once a week for 1 to 2 hours allowing their caregiver to have a break 
  • outings, dependent on the senior and the volunteer 
  • forming long lasting, mutually beneficial relationships 
Key Provider: program coordinators, seniors social support volunteers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to seniors:
  • age 65 and older 
  • with limited social support 
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service caregivers can complete referral and registration. Call directly for more details. Referral Process: Yes,

Organizations can refer clients by calling directly and completing registration. 



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
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Documents Required

Organizations can refer clients by calling directly and completing registration. 

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation, Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
May 3, 2019
Address
3639 26 Street NE
Calgary, AB, T1Y 5E1
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