Family Service Rochester
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
4600 18th Ave NW, Rochester, MN, 55901
Distance: 1442 Miles
Companionship programs provide volunteers to visit with people who are in the hospital, unable to leave their home, or socially isolated.
Visitors provide conversation, reading or other social activities to help keep older adults or people with disabilities engaged.
Friendly visiting provides conversation and companionship to older adults through regularly scheduled visits in their home
- Sliding fee scale
Sliding scale fee
Olmsted and Rice counties
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.