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Seniors Support Program

Friendly Telephone Visits and ePals: Supporting seniors by staying in touch

The Seniors Support Program provides support to seniors and family caregivers living in the community by consistently staying in touch with them.

Through a scheduled weekly telephone call or e-mail, each volunteer will patiently listen to their client, offer encouragement or provide helpful information as required. If individuals need more support a social worker is available.

Our services include:

  •     A Friendly Telephone Visit (phone call) each week (available in several languages)
  •     An email message from ePals each week
  •     Access to a social worker for information, referral or brief counseling upon request
  •     Hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  •     These services are free

Check the following links for more detailed information:

Seniors Support Program brochure

Volunteer your time

The Seniors Support Program is looking for volunteers to be in touch with seniors in the community through weekly telephone calls and emails.

If you would like to be a volunteer in the Seniors Support Program, please contact the Volunteer Services Department at 416-785-2500 ext. 2572.