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Introducing the Keep in Touch Program

 

What is Keep in Touch?

For many of us, a call from a friend makes a big difference in how we feel. Knowing that someone cares and is there to share stories and laugh with is comforting and meaningful in so many ways.  The Keep in Touch Program connects the people in our community with each other through a regular phone call.

 

HOW DOES THE PROGRAM IMPACT OUR COMMUNITY?

This friendly phone call program offers a connection to community members who are feeling isolated or who are in need of human connection. Keep In Touch helps to create meaningful relationships, builds connections, and strengthens our community.

WHEN AND WHERE DOES THE PROGRAM RUN?

This program is a part of our Community Supports Program and is ongoing throughout the year.  Volunteers and participants are encouraged to reach out to us at any time.  

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO VOLUNTEER?

If YOU enjoy talking to new people and have a few hours a month to bring joy and interest to someone’s life, please contact us now.  Volunteers must be over 18 and must commit to contacting their participant(s) on a regular basis. We will work with you to give you all the tips and tools to build a good relationship!


WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE PROGRAM?

Any resident in Strathcona County who is feeling isolated or in need of human connection can participate or be referred to this program – just fill out the referral form for more information and to see if the program is a fit for you or someone you care about. Or have the potential participant reach out to our Volunteer Services Coordinator at 780-464-4248.

HOW DO I PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM?

Volunteers:
Clients:

Volunteers can apply to volunteer on the Volunteer Application.
Community members can refer participants to the program through the Referral Form.

 

For more information please contact Volunteer Services Coordinator

 

At Volunteer Strathcona, we envision a community where people look out for each other. Together, we can create a supportive, safe, and connected place to call home.