Dufferin County.

Site: Shelburne - Mel Lloyd Centre

Service: Community Support Services - Friendly Visiting

Record #: CWL0252
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2022
Last Full Update: 01 Mar 2022


Description (Service) Provides companionship to isolated seniors, adults with disabilities or people with Alzheimer's 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
Contact for further details.

Service Details

Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Dufferin County
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Seniors or adults with disabilities
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
167 Centre St, Entrance "E"
Shelburne, ON L9V 3R8
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Intersection Victoria St / Main St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone Main Shelburne office 519-925-5452  
Orangeville satellite office 519-941-6991 ext 2901
Fax 519-925-3742
E-Mail dccss@dufferincounty.ca
Website www.dufferincounty.ca
Primary Contact Andrea Sommer, Client Services Coordinator; Phone: 519-925-5452; Email: asommer@dufferincounty.ca
Alternate Contact Kelly Welsh-Burns, Client Services Coordinator; Phone: 519-925-5452; Email: kwburns@dufferincounty.ca
Primary Executive Kurtis Krepps, Manager of Community Support Services; Email: kkrepps@dufferincounty.ca

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