Friendly Visitor Program

The Friendly Visitor program is designed to address the issues of loneliness and isolation so prevalent in Seniors living alone, especially those in rural areas who have little or no access to socialization. The Friendly Visitor Program Coordinator recruits, vets, and trains volunteers to be Friendly Visitors who meet once a week with a suitable senior to provide needed stimulation and company. These visits can be in-home, or on appropriate excursions. Friendly visits encompass a wide range of activities, from a relaxed engaging conversation to a structured project. These visits are a gift that makes a world of difference to someone who is alone. The program at Redwood Coast Seniors Inc. has been in operation since January 2018.