Dufferin County

Community Support Services - Friendly Visiting

Home Agency Service

Description
Provides companionship to isolated seniors, adults with disabilities or people with Alzheimers or other dementias.

Aims to reduce loneliness among people who may have limited contact with the community by:
  • providing a safety check
  • a friendly visitor is matched on a one-to-one basis with the client
  • offers weekly visits at mutually agreeable times
  • visitor and client engage in activities such as going for a walk or drive, writing letters, chatting or shopping
  • contact may be face-to-face at the client's home or through a phone call
Contact for further details.
Eligibility
Seniors or adults with disabilities

Age Requirements: 18 year(s) and up
Application Process
Initial assessment done in client's home, call to arrange
Main Shelburne office
519-925-5452
Orangeville Satellite office
519-941-6991 ext 2901
Fax
519-925-3742
Web Site
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Email
dccss@dufferincounty.ca
Languages
English
Contact
Andrea Sommer, Client Services Coordinator
Email: asommer@dufferincounty.ca
Manager of Community Support Services
Kurtis Krepps
Email: kkrepps@dufferincounty.ca
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(20) Regional Government
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Agency Information
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Copyright
Community Connection, 211 Central East Region Contact Centre
Last Updated On
March 1, 2022
Address
Mel Lloyd Centre - Entrance E , 167 Centre St
Shelburne, ON, L9V 3R8
Cross street: Victoria St and Main St E
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Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tue
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thu
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Fri
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Dufferin County