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Catholic Charities of Southern MN

Companionship

111 Market St, Ste 2, Winona, MN, 55987-5532

Distance: 954 Miles

(507) 454-2270

Website

https://www.ccsomn.org/active-aging-programs/age-well-at-home/companionship-friendly-visits-respite

Service Details

Description

Companionship programs connect people with volunteers who visit individuals who are:
* Homebound
* 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.


Additional Information

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


Eligibility

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.


Application Instructions

Contact Tina Kerns at (507) 251-0520 or tkerns@ccsomn.org


Business Hours

8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday


Area Served

Winona County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 454-2270
FAX (507) 457-3027

Last Update

9/25/2019

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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