Canadian Red Cross

Site: Halton and Peel Regional Office

Service: Ontario Friendly Calls Program

Record #: MHH0786
Last Full Update: 06 Mar 2024

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Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Donations

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Friendly Calls Program is available across Ontario and registration is through email only * telephone calls are made on a regular basis by trained Red Cross volunteers who provide supportive listening, social interaction, emotional support, encourage healthy coping strategies, and suggest well-being resources and community connections to other existing services to the call recipients * home and community care clients over the age 65 are prioritized, but this service is extended to any adult who may benefit from a friendly call to help reduce anxiety, depression, or loneliness * calls can range from a two-minute safety check-in to a longer social chat
Hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Any adult but priority is given to home and community care clients over the age of 65
Application Registration is required * sign up form available online
Languages English
Fees Free

Site Information

Site Location Mississauga (Gateway)
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
5700 Cancross Court
Mississauga, ON L5R 3E9
Intersection Hurontario St (Hwy 10) and Matheson Blvd W
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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