Gateway Centre of Excellence In Rural Health

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Service: Lonely No More Program

Description (Service) The Lonely No More (LNM) program is a free phone based, peer support program for rural seniors that addresses the need for socialization in a safe and protected space. The LNM program consists of weekly teleconference calls (known as Elder Circles) with between 3 to 5 older adults, facilitated by skill enhanced community volunteers. The program focuses on three outcomes: peer support, health coaching and system navigation. The LNM participant and new collaborators facilitate community events such as:
  • Storytelling Club to find ones voice and share stories features live storytelling, prerecorded tales and opportunities to engage with others. Last Thu of the month at 7 pm. Video and phone-in options available. Register online or call Coordinator Sarah 
  • Weekly jam session for those interested in listening or sharing musical talents. Participate from the comfort of home. Fri at 3:30 pm. Video or phone-in options. Register be calling Coordinator Sarah
Service Details
Hours Vary. Contact for details.
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County ; Huron County ; Perth County
Eligibility Rural Seniors
Application Contact
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Goderich
Address & Map
Upstairs; 74 Kingston St
Goderich, ON
Canada N7A 3K4
Physical Access Not applicable
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-612-1053
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Primary Contact Sarah Versteeg, Program Coordinator; Phone: 519-612-1053; Email:
Mailing Address P.O. Box 533 
Goderich, ON 
Canada N7A 4C7

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