Friendly volunteer visits for isolated, lonely older adults in Halton.
Our caring Friendly Visiting volunteers meet with isolated older adults for companionship and conversation. They may also take the client out for coffee, walks, or help with a few errands. Visits usually happen once a week for 1-2 hours.
Matches are based on common interests to ensure a positive and meaningful experience for both the client and volunteer. We have an excellent track record – many of our clients and volunteers have been matched for years!
Our professional staff team provides ongoing support to both clients and volunteers throughout their time together and can help clients access additional services as their needs change.
This program is offered free of charge through the generosity of our volunteers, funders and donors.
Two Years of Tears: Jeanne Marie’s Story
Jeanne Marie Braund, aged 91, was desperately lonely until she discovered our Friendly Visiting program and her volunteer Annette.
Friendly Visiting Team
Milton, Halton Hills, and Burlington (East of Guelph Line)
Burlington (West of Guelph Line, Retirement Homes, Older Adult Buildings)
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We are #strong because of you. Your strength, the strength of our staff members, volunteers, donors and supporters, lifted us when we needed it most. Find out what #strong can do inside our Annual Report 2020-2021 or watch the presentation. Together we cared for people who suddenly found themselves more vulnerable during the pandemic. We grew in new…
Acclaim Health is backed by so many amazing volunteers. Whom without many of the programs Acclaim Health offers wouldn’t function as successfully. We wanted to take a moment to thank and recognize some of our incredible volunteers.