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Senior Companion Program

(Program)

* Connects volunteer seniors with elderly individuals in their community who would in many cases have to move to a nursing home if they did not have this one-to-one support.
  • Companions primarily provide in-home friendship and companionship, but also can alert doctors and family members to potential problems, assist with shopping and meal preparation, and provide respite services to family members and caregivers. .

Eligibility: Senior Companions must be 55 and over. Any older adult is eligible to receive companion services.

Application Process: Call for appointment.

Required Documentation: Proof of Income required for Companions; No documents needed for Clients.

Fees: No fee for service.

Cayuga, Madison and Onondaga Counties.

InterFaith Works of Central New York
(Agency)

InterFaith Works of Central New York, through education, service and dialogue, serving all individuals and faith communities.

1010 James Street
Syracuse NY 13203

Website: www.interfaithworkscny.org

Hours: M-F 8:30AM-4:30PM

Contact

Service/Intake:
315-449-3552 ext. 224 (Program Coordinator)

Email: eschwartz@interfaithworkscny.org

Website: www.interfaithworkscny.org/programs/s . . . es-program


1010 James Street
Syracuse NY 13203

Staff

Traci Knieriem
Senior Companion Program Coordinator
tknieriem@ifwcny.org
315-449-3552 ext. 224

Languages

Spanish, Russian, others as needed.

This program is offered at this site:

InterFaith Works of Central New York

Main Address:

1010 James Street

Syracuse NY 13203

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