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Canadian Red Cross

Site: Halton and Peel Regional Office

Service: Friendly Calls Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-890-1000
Toll Free Phone 1-877-356-3226
E-Mail ONFriendlyCalls@redcross.ca
Website www.redcross.ca/in-your-community/ontario/senior-support-services/friendly-calls-program
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Friendly Calls Program is available across Ontario and registration is through email only * telephone calls are made on a regular basis by Red Cross volunteers who provide supportive listening, social interaction, and emotional support to the call recipients * home and community care clients over the age 65 are prioritized, but this service is extended to any adult who may benefit from a friendly call to help reduce anxiety, depression, or loneliness * calls can range from a two-minute safety check-in to a longer social chat
Hours Vary * registration is required
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Any adult but priority is given to home and community care clients over the age of 65
Application Registration is required by email at ONFriendlyCalls@redcross.ca or AppelsAmicauxON@croixrouge.ca
Languages English
Fees Varies per program
Site Information
Site Location Mississauga (Gateway)
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
5700 Cancross Court
Mississauga, ON L5R 3E9
Intersection Hurontario St (Hwy 10) and Matheson Blvd W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Health Care ; Older Adults
HCSD Sub Heading Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; Programs for Home Support
Service Categories Telephone Reassurance

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