Campbell River Senior Peer Support

Seniors Supporting Seniors

ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Senior Peer Support Program is happy to announce that we are ready to take on new referrals. We have several male and female volunteers ready to take on new Peers.  Referrals to Senior Peer Support can be made by individuals interested in receiving support, family members, professionals, and community agencies by calling Jean Droesse at 250-204-7737, faxing referrals to 778-346-0016 or emailing to crseniorpeers@gmail.com.
 

Programs Offered:

The Senior Peer Support Program is a FREE, confidential, one-to-one support to women and men 55+ years of age. 

We provide support to seniors who are experiencing:
  • Loneliness
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Isolation
  • Depression
  • Relocation
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Bereavement
  • Changing relationships with family and friends
  • Retirement
  • Aging and health concerns
  • and more

Our Goals include:

  • Providing encouragement
  • Helping people manage their own concerns and worries
  • Helping seniors find and utilize available supports and resources
  • Helping people feel connected to their community and others
  • Engaging senior peer volunteers in meaningful activities

Our trained senior volunteers will:

  • Listen to you
  • Respect your need for privacy and confidentiality
  • Help you find your own solutions
  • Respect your point of view and desire for personal choice
  • Assist with finding accurate information

Referrals to the program can be by self referral, friends or family, community services and medical professionals.   Please contact us today.

 

Until 2019, this program was proudly developed and operated by the VI North Women’s Resource Society.

On April 1, 2019 the Campbell River Volunteer Society was pleased to serve the community by offering this important volunteer program for seniors in our community.

The Senior Peer Support Program is partially funded by a Community Gaming Grant from the Province of British Columbia.

Address / Contact Info

Campbell River Volunteer Centre Enterprice Centre
900 Alder Street Campbell River, BCV9W 2P6
SPS Coordinator : Jean Droesse

Phone Numbers

Cell : (250) 204-7737
Fax : (778) 346-0016

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This program was last updated on 22 Aug 2019.