Connecting Manningham

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Supporting people to stay connected and safe

This free service is provided by our friendly team of volunteers.

Every week our volunteers allocate a day to sit down and call some of our Manningham residents to check on their wellbeing and safety, and also have a social chat.

THIS SERVICE PROVIDES

  • A reassuring weekly phone call to ensure people are safe and well
  • A way of keeping in touch with local health and support services
  • Regular contact for isolated people
  • Companionship
  • Peace of mind for clients and their families.

OUR VOLUNTEERS

  • Are matched to clients
  • Are fully trained
  • Will keep your information confidential
  • Will do their best to call at the same time each week.

ELIGIBILITY

  • People who live alone
  • People who are housebound
  • People who have limited contact with others.

BECOMING A VOLUNTEER

If you have a spare hour per week and would like to become a volunteer with this program please contact us on 8841 3000. You can also find more information on our Volunteering page.

INTERPRETERS

We aim to provide a volunteer that speaks your language, but if an interpreter is required, we will use the Telephone Interpreter Service.

FEES

This is a free service.