VINE Faith in Action
Companionship - Caring Connection
421 E Hickory St, Ste 1, Mankato, MN, 56001
Distance: 1470 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.
Trained adult volunteers are matched with an elder in the community to provide friendship and support through regular one-to-one visits (generally 2 - 4 times a month for about an hour).
At Home Services
- Friendly visiting
- LGBTQ Community
- Older adults
Primarily serves adults age 65+
Blue Earth, Nicollet, Waseca, Watonwan, Brown, Sibley and Le Sueur Counties
Home-delivered meals service area is limited to Mankato, North Mankato, Skyline, Le Hillier, and Eagle Lake
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
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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.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.