Social Call - Front Porch

Address

***CONFIDENTIAL***
San Francisco, CA 94102

(877) 797-7299

www.covia.org/services/social-call/

AKA:

Covia

Description:

Matches volunteers and older adults for weekly, one-on-one, 30 minute visits via phone. Visitors are from a variety of ages, backgrounds and locations, offering stimulating conversations based on mutual interests.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

April 13, 2021

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

***CONFIDENTIAL***
San Francisco, CA 94102

Mailing

881 Turk Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Contacts

Katie Wade

Primary Contact

Associate Director

(925) 956-7396

kwade@frontporch.net

Phone Numbers

Main Number

(877) 797-7299

Backdoor Number

(415) 805-6692

Accessibility:

Handicap Accessible

Description

Provides volunteer opportunities to individuals interested in making telephone visits to older adults. Trained, pre-screened volunteers call clients for 30 minutes once per week, offer stimulating conversations based on mutual interests. Program offers flexible schedule and volunteering from home.

Hours

Office: Monday-Friday, 9am - 5pm; programmed calls vary.

Required Documents

Valid Identification required for background check.

Eligibility

Individuals 18+

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call to request application be mailed, must clear background check and commit to 6 months of service.

Languages

Must speak English; all other languages welcomed.

Service Area

Nationwide

Geography Served

    If a location is greyed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

  • California
    • Contra Costa County

    Telephone Numbers

    Number:
    415-805-6692
    Name:
    Backdoor Number
    Number:
    877-797-7299
    Name:
    Main Number
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    Description

    Matches volunteers and older adults for weekly one-on-one, 3- minute visits via phone. Visitors are from a variety of ages, backgrounds and locations, offering stimulating conversations based on mutual interests.

    Hours

    Office: Monday-Friday, 9am - 5pm; programmed calls vary.

    Required Documents

    None

    Eligibility

    Older adult, 60+

    Fees

    None

    Intake Procedure

    Call to request application be mailed.

    Languages

    English only

    Service Area

    Nationwide

    Geography Served

      If a location is greyed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

    • California
      • Contra Costa County

      Telephone Numbers

      Number:
      877-797-7299
      Name:
      Main Number
      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-1800.8500) and related services within the Service Tree.

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