NeighborCare: Here for you here to help-Making a difference…in N.W. Bergen County!
Telephone-care for homebound or lonely.
Dear Friends, Most of us derive our greatest joys though friendships, family or work. When life events interrupt these all-important connections, a friendly caller can help restore balance and let family members know that their loved one is not alone!
NeighborCare Telephone Network:
Who can use this service?
*Any adult who has a phone and can benefit from more social interaction.
*Any adult who is incapacitated due to illness or surgery and needs looking after.
How it helps you:
*A phone friend will be matched with you.
*You will be called at regularly scheduled times each week.
*If you don’t answer, your phone friend will notify your family member or emergency contact.
Who provided the service?
Experienced and trained local volunteers are good listeners and care about others. Our volunteers dedicate regular consistent time each week for their phone friends.
The Phone Friend NeighborCare Network comes to you free of charge because it is volunteer based. All information is always kept strictly confidential.
How to get started:
Return this completed form by mail (don’t forget postage) or call us at: (201) 491-3333/ (201) 444-0810.
9 Prospect Street #1
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
*Disclaimer: this information is taken directly from the NeighborCare pamphlet. I have never used the service before so I have no opinion on it yes or no to the program. Please call them at the above number for more information.