Good Companions (The)

Site: Ottawa

Service: Friendly Visiting

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-236-0428
Fax 613-230-2095
E-Mail info@thegoodcompanions.ca
Website www.thegoodcompanions.ca
Primary Contact Anne Kendall, Community Support Services Supervisor; Phone: 613-236-0428 ext 2240; Email: akendall@thegoodcompanions.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Nikkie Snagg, Membership and Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-236-0428 ext 2230
Address & Map
670 Albert St
Ottawa, ON K1R 6L2
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Friendly visiting program for clients who feel isolated, lonely or desire more social contact * volunteers are matched one-on-one with seniors living in the central Ottawa area * visitors visit seniors in person every other week for 1.5 to 2 hours, and phone on the alternate week
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * meetings based on individual needs, volunteer and client availability and preferences
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Boundaries Ottawa Central: North of the Queensway between Preston St and Blair Rd

For postal codes beginning in: K1G, K1K, K1L, K1M, K1N, K1P, K1R, and K2P
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Seniors 55 years and older, and adults with disabilities (18+), who live alone * clients must be able to engage in friendly, positive conversation/interactions
Application Call * no referral required * clients and volunteers are matched based on compatibility and process may take some time
Languages English
Fees None
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Local Health Integration Network ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118941152 RR0001 ; United Way ; Fees
Date Updated 28 Nov 2019
Subjects
Service Categories Friendly Outreach Programs

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