Catholic Charities of Southern MN
111 Market St, Ste 2, Winona, MN, 55987-5532
Distance: 966 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.
Companionship visits offered to older adults who are at risk of isolation at home.
Volunteers can help with:
* Regularly scheduled friendly visits within the home
* Facilitating hobbies, interests, exercise, outdoor activities
* Correspondences with friends and family, writing letters, Skype/Face time
* Being observant of changes in condition
* Non-medical services only
Winona county residents over the age of 65 who need assistance living independently in their home or engaging in community activities independently are eligible for services.
Contact Tina Kerns at (507) 251-0520 or firstname.lastname@example.org
8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
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.