Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka

Site: Simcoe Muskoka Branch

Service: Friendly Visiting and Telephone Assurance

Record #: BAR2360
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 31 Jul 2023

Description

Description (Service) Friendly Calls
  • regular phone calls to provide social interaction and check on the health and safety of people who live alone
  • checks are done by trained and screened volunteers
  • provides a feeling of safety to older adults and their families
Friendly Visiting Temporarily On Hold
  • regular volunteer visits to older adults and people with disabilities who live alone
  • provides companionship, socializing, sharing common interests and experiences and quality time

Service Details

Public Comments To donate to Red Cross disaster appeals, please call 1-800-418-1111, visit the website, or mail cheques to Canadian Red Cross Ontario Office, P.O. Box 4000, Mississauga, ON L5M 9Z9
Hours Hours vary, program is typically available Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County ; Serve area north of Hwy 89 for all programs, consistent with the North Simcoe Muskoka Home and Community Care Support Services boundary
Friendly Calls available throughout Simcoe County and Muskoka
Boundaries Serve area north of Hwy 89 for all programs, consistent with the North Simcoe Muskoka Home and Community Care Support Services boundary 
Friendly Calls available throughout Simcoe County and Muskoka
Eligibility Older Adults without social interaction
Application Call, no referral required 
 
In person visiting is temporarily on hold
Languages English; French - Website, Publications, Interpretation depending on availability of staff
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
65 Cedar Pointe Dr, Unit 809B
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 5R7
Intersection Hwy 400 and Dunlop St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-721-3313
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-2251
Fax 705-739-9916
E-Mail simcoe@redcross.ca
Website https://www.redcross.ca/in-your-community/ontario
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/canadianredcross
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