Rural Ottawa South Support Services

Site: Telephone Service

Service: A Friendly Voice

Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa (City of)
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
Mailing Address c/o A Friendly Voice 
Box 243 
1128 Mill St 
Manotick, ON K4M 1A4
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Services
Description (Service) Friendly visiting telephone service dedicated to reducing loneliness for seniors * 24-hour access to trained volunteers who can provide compassionate conversation and information about community resources * not a counselling or a referral service * volunteering opportunities
Hours Mon-Sun 8 am-12 midnight
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Boundaries Ottawa Valley (2018) * all of Eastern Ontario (2019) * Northern Ontario (2020)
Eligibility No restrictions * seniors
Application For the friendly voice telephone service : call * to become a volunteer: call, send an email using the electronic form on website or complete the Volunteer Application Form, also on website
Languages English ; French ; Other languages may be available depending of available volunteers
Fees None
Service Categories Talklines/Warmlines ~ Older Adults ; Volunteer Opportunities
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone A Friendly Voice Program : 1-855-892-9992 Mon-Sun 24 hours * Administration, Rural Ottawa South Support Services: 613-692-4697
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Executive Kelly Dumas, Executive Director, Rural Ottawa South Support Services; Phone: (Business) 613-692-4697 ext 225
Other Details
Established 2018 (Ottawa)
Funding Foundation - Trillium
Resources Website

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