Elder Friends Phone Companions

Welcome to Elder Friends Phone Companions, created to ensure the warmth and comfort of friendship during this time of uncertainty, and beyond.

“Hi, how are you?”

These four simple words mean so much. They open a world of possibilities filled with shared interests, ideas, histories, stories, and connections.

Through Elder Friends Phone Companions, you can share your hopes, concerns, laughter, life experiences, or whatever happens to be on your mind.

Completely free to older adults
Volunteers are background checked
Quick and easy to join

It all begins with just one phone call and blossoms from there. We know because we have been successfully bringing friends together for over 48 years.

 

Elder Friends Phone Companions offers three avenues to get involved. Choose one of the following:

JOIN
  • To enhance your experience, you will be paired with two Phone Companions
  • Each Phone Companion will call regularly for check-ins and engage in friendly conversation
  • All Phone Companions successfully complete a background check
  • We will let you know when you have been paired
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VOLUNTEER
  • A background check is required
  • This opportunity is open to ages 18+
  • Phone Companion support includes access to a Team Lead and our Phone Companion Resource Center
  • You will be paired with a co-Phone Companion. Each volunteer calls the same Elder Friend for friendly conversation
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RECOMMEND
  • Please recommend elders 65+. If you have questions, call 612-746-0725
  • The Person you are recommending will be paired with two volunteer Phone Companions
  • Each Phone Companion will call regularly for check-ins and engage in friendly conversation
  • All Phone Companions successfully complete a background check
  • We will let you know when the person you recommend is paired
  • Prior to recommending someone, make sure they want talk on the phone
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Elder Friends Visiting Companions is a program of Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly.
 
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