Dufferin, County of

Site: Shelburne - Mel Lloyd Centre

Service: Community Support Services - Friendly Visiting

Record #: CWL0252
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 09 Feb 2024


Description (Service) Provides companionship to isolated seniors, adults with disabilities or people with Alzheimers or other dementias.

Aims to reduce loneliness among people who may have limited contact with the community by:
  • providing a safety check
  • a friendly visitor is matched on a one-to-one basis with the client
  • offers weekly visits at mutually agreeable times
  • visitor and client engage in activities such as going for a walk or drive, writing letters, chatting or shopping
  • contact may be face-to-face at the client's home or through a phone call
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Service Details

Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Dufferin County
Eligibility Seniors or adults with disabilities 
Ages: 18 years and up
Application Initial assessment done in client's home, call to arrange
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Shelburne
Address & Map
Mel Lloyd Centre - Entrance E
167 Centre St
Shelburne, ON
Canada L9V 3R8
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Intersection Victoria St / Main St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-925-5452, Main Shelburne office ; Orangeville Satellite office: 519-941-6991 ext 2901
Fax 519-925-3742
E-Mail dccss@dufferincounty.ca
Website www.dufferincounty.ca/index.php/programs-and-services
Primary Contact Andrea Sommer, Client Services Coordinator; Email: asommer@dufferincounty.ca
Alternate Contact Kurtis Krepps, Manager of Community Support Services; Email: kkrepps@dufferincounty.ca
Primary Executive Warden; Email: warden@dufferincounty.ca

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