Essex Community Services

Site: Essex - Victoria Ave

Service: Security Reassurance and Friendly Visiting Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-776-4231
Fax 519-776-4966
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Primary Contact Kelly Stack; Email:
Alternate Contact Carolyn Zivanov, Program Manager; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * A free security telephone service to area seniors living alone  
* professionally trained staff provide confidential telephone security calls to establish companionship while offering support, care and concern to help break the isolation that some people experience when living alone  
* staff telephone registered clients at regular intervals to check on their well being and comfort  
* referrals and follow-up services available  
Friendly Visiting program where; 
* volunteers are matched with seniors to provide friendly in-home social visits on a regular basis.  
* Friendly Visitor volunteers build relationships by providing companionship and emotional support
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Essex County ; * Call for information regarding service area for Friendly Visiting Program
Eligibility Seniors living in their own homes
Application Application required
Languages English
Fees None
Agency Information
Established 1999
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Site Information
Located In Community Essex
Address & Map
Victoria Place
35 Victoria Ave, Unit 7
Essex, ON N8M 1M4
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Intersection Victoria Ave and Russell St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom, Ramp and Automatic Entrance
Other Details
Print Material Program brochure

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