Friendly Calls Program

Canadian Red Cross Society, The

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Description
Provides a phone - based wellness check - in service for adults experiencing social isolation or loneliness.

Service offers:

  • regularly scheduled telephone calls to participants
  • friendly conversations
  • emotional support and wellness check - in
  • information and referrals to community resources

Affiliation: Partnered with Pan - Canadian Public Health Network
Key Provider: mental health specialists, social workers, volunteers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • individuals 18 years and older 
  • experiencing social isolation or loneliness 
  • who could benefit from a check - in call
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • call to complete registration process

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

New participants will be contacted within 3 days.


Toll Free
1-833-979-9779
Telephone
403-541-4438
Fax
403-541-6129
Web Site
https://www.redcross.ca/in-your-community/alberta/friendly-calls
Email
ABFriendlyCalls@redcross.ca
Languages
English - Program may offer additional languages depending on availability of volunteers.
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
August 3, 2023
Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM