CREST - Caregiver Response Effort and Service Team
820 Winnebago Ave, Fairmont, MN, 56031-3645
Distance: 965 Miles
Companionship programs connect people with volunteers who visit individuals who are:
* In the hospital
* Socially isolated
Visitors help to provide conversation, reading or other social activities to help keep older adults or people with disabilities engaged.
Provides companionship and chore services including:
* Friendly visiting
* Light housekeeping
* Telephone reassurance
Residents of Martin County
Call to request services. A needs survey and site visit will be completed before being assigned a volunteer.
No fee for services, but donations are accepted.
7:30am - 1:30pm, Monday - Friday
Call for an appointment
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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PH-1400.1900-230Friendly Visiting Definition
Programs that use "friendly visitors" (usually volunteers but also paid hourly companions) to call on people who are hospitalized or in another institutional setting, who are homebound or socially isolated due to disability or old age, or otherwise lack companionship with the objective of brightening their day and helping them to maintain contact with the outside world by reading, talking, listening, writing letters or performing other similar tasks.