Older Adult Programs and Services Database
|Record #: HAM0501
||Last Modified: 01 Dec 2013
||Last Full Update: 10 Sep 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|
414 Victoria Ave N, Ste M2
Hamilton, ON L8L 5G8
|Located In Community||Hamilton Central|
|Major Intersection||Victoria Ave N and Barton St E|
|Primary Contact||Ann Lindley, Manager; Phone: 905-523-1055|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Coordinator of Volunteers; Phone: 905-522-0053 ext 2272 * 905-522-0053 ext 2228 * 905-522-0053 ext 2292|
|Description & Services|
|Description||Tele-Touch is a telephone support program that provides a “reassuring ring” for seniors and individuals with disabilities who are living independently in the City of Hamilton. |
A team of caring volunteers makes regularly scheduled 5-10 minute calls to isolated and often frail individuals who live alone. The program increases safety and security and reduces social isolation, often associated with living alone. There is no charge for this service.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * answering machine after hours|
|Areas Served||Hamilton (City of)|
|Boundaries||The City of Hamilton including Ancaster, Dundas, Flamborough, Glanbrook, Hamilton and Stoney Creek|
|Eligibility||Ages: 55 year(s) and up |
Seniors and people with disabilities living alone
|Fees||None - No charge to clients who meet eligibility criteria|
|Languages||English ; Interpretive Services - will recruit volunteer for any language requested|
|Other Links for Searching|
|Service Categories||Friendly Telephoning ; Telephone Reassurance|
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