General Information
Description of is a volunteer call-based companion coordination that connects social work students and those in need of social interaction to combat cabin fever and the negative effects loneliness can have on long term health.
Geographic AreaNassau & Suffolk
Intake ProcedureAnyone from the community who is feeling the negative effects call the connect line and a companion coordinator sets them up with weekly phone calls form an MSW student that matches their interests and hobbies. Phone calls will last 15 to 45 minutes with the number of times per week based on the companions. Phone calls will consist of light social interaction, such as discussing hobbies, memories, weather, games and helping with any finding referrals for assistance, if necessary.
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish
EligibilityResidents of Nassau & Suffolk Counties.
Hours of OperationMon - Fri 9am - 5pm, weekends for preset calls only
Contact Information
Contact's NameKatie Maroldi
Mailing Address 1PO Box 728
Mailing City, State, ZipEastport, NY 11941
Main Phone631-346-6052
Web Address
Director Information
Director's NameKatie Maroldi
Director's PositionFounder
Additional Information
Last UpdateApr20
Affiliated Programs and Services
Affiliated Programs: GIFTSOFGAB.ORG
Affiliated Services: GIFTSOFGAB.ORG