Service Information
Friendly Visiting
Circle of Care
Category: Friendly Visiting
Service Details
Description:
Companionship and social contact are provided to isolated seniors through friendly phone calls or weekly visits. Volunteers are carefully matched to seniors by interests, language or culture. Volunteers can spend time with the senior doing a number of activities including, but not limited to: reading, playing games, organizing photos, writing legacy stories, or simply just chatting.

Clients must reside in the community. This service is not provided to clients residing in LTC, Retirement Homes or with family members as it is intended for those who are isolated in the community.

Volunteers are most frequently available during evenings and weekends.
Cost to Client:
No cost
Eligibility Criteria
Other Criteria:
Minimum Age: 55 yrs
Criteria:
Registrant is an isolated senior who does not reside in LTC, Retirement Homes or with Family.
 
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Other Services Offered by Circle of Care
Circle of Care provides 24 services in 19 categories

Adult Day Program
1 service

1600 Steeles Avenue West, Concord, ON, Canada

Care Coordination
2 services

Scarborough, North York, Etc.
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Iride Transportation

Community Care Consultation
2 services

4211 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
4211 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Elder Abuse Consultation
1 service

Financial Aid
1 service

4211 Yonge Street, North York, ON

Group Dining
1 service

4211 Yonge Street, North York, ON
Monthly Wednesdays or Thursdays; Also offered in Russian on Fridays

Hospice Care (In-Home)
2 services

North York- St. Clair To Major Mackenzie_Jane To Hwy 404
North York- St. Clair To Major Mackenzie_Jane To Hwy 404

Housekeeping
1 service

Scarborough, North York, Etc.

Individual/ Family Counselling
2 services

550 Finch Avenue West, North York, ON, Canada
4211 Yonge Street, North York, ON

Individual/ Family Counselling (In-Home/ Local)
1 service

Meals on Wheels
1 service

Circle of Care Kosher Meals On Wheels (March 2019)

Personal Support Services
1 service

Scarborough, North York, Etc.

Psychotherapy (Virtual)
1 service

Respite Care (In-Home)
1 service

Scarborough, North York, Etc.

Rides & Transportation
1 service

Circle of Care - Transportation

Shopping Assistance
1 service

Bathurst Manor, Bayview Village, Bedford Park, Clanton Park, Englemount - Lawrence, Hoggs Hollow, Newtonbrook, Nortown, St. Andrew - Windfields, Westminster - Branson, Willowdale, York University Heights

Social Work (In-Home)
1 service

Support Group
2 services

4211 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
4211 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Telephone Reassurance & Safety Checks
1 service

Social Work Service