Older Adult Programs and Services Database
|Record #: HAM0391
||Last Modified: 25 Apr 2013
||Last Full Update: 25 Apr 2013
|Category Links to Other Records|
|Older Adult Categories||HELP TO LIVE AT HOME (ALL) ; Home - Friendly Visiting/Phone Reassurance|
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Address & Map|
20 Emerald St N, Suite 309
Hamilton, ON L8L 8A4
|Located In Community||Hamilton Central|
|Major Intersection||King St E and Emerald St. N.|
|Primary Contact||Margaret Irvine, Independent Living Resource Worker; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Donna Boyce, Regional Independent Living Manager; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Description & Services|
|Description||The BeFriending program provides volunteers who are a special source of joy, support and encouragement*; helps connect people with screened volunteers who have similar interests and who want to share their time * Activities can include anything from shopping, movies or events, or just a chat over coffee * those interested in joining the BeFriending program as a volunteer or as someone looking for a volunteer helper, please contact the program|
|Hours||Call for hours|
|Areas Served||Brant County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of)|
|Boundaries||The City of Hamilton including Ancaster, Dundas, Flamborough, Glanbrook, Hamilton and Stoney Creek * Brant County * Halton Region|
|Eligibility||Ages: 18 year(s) and up |
Student volunteers under age but wanting school credit can be accommodated with supervision in the BeFriending program
|Application||Volunteers require a Criminal Reference Check * Will be done through the Back-check service with a 48 hour return|
|Fees||None ; User fees may be charged to sponsoring agencies according to the program * Fees can be waived if necessary|
|Funding||Provincial - Ontario Ministry of Health & Long Term Care|
|Other Links for Searching|
|Service Categories||Family Services Related Volunteer Opportunities ; Friendly Visiting ~ Physical Disabilities|
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