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Lutheran Social Service - Senior Corps

Neighbor to Neighbor Companion

LSS Senior Corps - Central 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

Aitkin, Crow Wing, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Otter Tail, Todd, Wadena and Wilkin counties


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 839-6650

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