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Lutheran Social Service - Senior Corps

Neighbor to Neighbor Companion

LSS Senior Corps - Northwest MN

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(877) 540-9443


Service Details


Offers assistance with daily tasks and transportation to older adults who wish to stay active, and need a little help to continue living at home

Through weekly in-home visits a few hours a week, their trained volunteer companions offer assistance by:
* Being a friend who listens and offers encouragement
* Providing non-medical support - helping an older adult run errands, get to medical appointments, go grocery shopping, etc.
* Sharing hobbies and interests such as playing cards, having a meal, going for a walk or doing a puzzle
* Providing a break for family caregivers

Volunteer companions:
18+ and older, provide companionship and transportation to older adults, get stipend and transportation reimbursed.


To qualify as a companion volunteer you must:
* Have compassion, patience, and respect for others
* Be 18 years or older
* Have dependable transportation, a good driving record, and be willing to travel in your area
* Pass a background and driving record check
* Work well with diverse individuals, families, groups and organizations

Area Served

Becker, Beltrami, Cass, Clay, Clearwater, Hubbard, and Koochiching counties


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 766-8715

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