Friendly Visiting

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    Taxonomy Code: PH-1400.1900-230

    Programs that use "friendly visitors" (usually volunteers but also paid hourly companions) to call on people who are hospitalized or in another institutional setting, who are homebound or socially isolated due to disability or old age, or otherwise lack companionship with the objective of brightening their day and helping them to maintain contact with the outside world by reading, talking, listening, writing letters or performing other similar tasks.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    EXPANDED IN HOME SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY PROGRAM AND HELPING HANDS PROGRAMSouthampton Town provides services through the Dominican Sisters Family Health Services. These are programs that provide services for seniors who need assistance with cleaning, shopping, laundry, errands, and friendly visiting.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-SENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON
    FRIENDLY VISITINGOffers companionship to isolated or homebound seniors in the Town of North Hempstead through weekly visits by volunteers.NassauFRIENDLY VISITINGSID JACOBSON JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
    GERIATRICSEmploys a multidisciplinary approach to evaluate, diagnose, and develop treatment plans for older adults. Provides full written report to referring physician (if any) and discusses report with patient and significant family. Provides ongoing care to patients requesting it. Operates Memory Disorders Program to assess and treat cognitive dysfunction and to provide educational and counseling services to families/caregivers. Maintains a Home Visit Program concentrating on the frail elderly.NassauNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-MANHASSETNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-MANHASSET
    PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete services, such as information and referral, food, furniture, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, and friendly visits to the elderly. Check with parish coordinator for details.SuffolkPARISH OUTREACHST. MARK'S R. C. CHURCH
    PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYProvides a variety of emergency services for food, clothing, financial assistance, shelter, and job information. Other services are Bereavement Support Groups Divorce/Separation Support Group Home Visits, chores, and phone visits to homebound Lend-A-Helping Hand for women with breast cancer Lending services of medical items (i.e. wheelchairs, walkers, etc.) Meals on Wheels Senior Citizen Services information Thanksgiving Ministry Thrift Store Transportation to and from medical appointments and personal needs (a van with a lift is also available). Bagels and Bingo is a monthly program to bring homebound seniors out to the Parish Center in cooperation with the Rosemary Kennedy BOCES School. Call Ministry's coordinator for further information regarding all services.NassauPARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYST. FRANCES DE CHANTAL ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
    ST. VINCENT DE PAUL PARISH OUTREACHProvides following services for people living within boundaries of the parish: advocacy, information and referral, home visitation, telephone reassurance, clothing, emergency food, and limited transportation to medical services. Also brings Communion to the homebound.NassauST. VINCENT DE PAUL PARISH OUTREACHST. VINCENT DE PAUL PARISH
    TZU CHI FOUNDATION-LONG ISLAND BRANCHProvides community outreach services including a soup kitchen, clothing drives and compassionate visits to homes and assisted living facilities. Also offers Hospital Visitations and assistance to working individuals with a spouse, child, or parent in need.NassauTZU CHI FOUNDATION-LONG ISLAND BRANCHTZU CHI FOUNDATION-LONG ISLAND BRANCH

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